Amar Akbar Anthony

 By Will Elison ’89. Harvard University Press, January 2016. Available on Amazon. The 1977 blockbuster Amar Akbar Anthony about the heroics of three Bombay brothers separated in childhood became a classic of Hindi cinema and a touchstone of Indian popular culture. Beyond its comedy and camp is a potent vision of social harmony, but one that invites critique, as the authors show.