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Prof. Ramna Walia

Prof. Ramna Walia

Prof. Ramna Walia received her Doctorate Degree in Media Studies from University of Texas at Austin. MPhil in Cinema Studies from School of Arts and Aesthetics, JNU; Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree in English Literature from Miranda House, Delhi University;


Ramna Walia is a scholar of popular film and digital media cultures in India. She earned a doctoral degree in Media Studies from the Department of Radio-Television-Film, The University of Texas at Austin, and an M.Phil. in Cinema Studies from the School of Arts and Aesthetics, JNU. Her research interests include digital and video cultures, local media practices, technology, counter-histories, film recycling and remakes. Walia has published in peer-reviewed journals like Bioscope, Synoptique, and Studies in South Asian Film and Media and has published chapters in Industrial Networks and Cinemas of India (Routledge 2021) and Historicizing Myths in Contemporary India (Routledge 2023). She has also written on film and popular culture for Edit Room (Widescreen Journal), Cinestaan, and Critical Collective and is currently working on a co-edited book project on Celebrity Culture, media, and Politics.