Dina Khdair is an independent scholar. She has an M.A. in Media and Cinema Studies from DePaul University, Illinois, USA. Her research interests include globalization and Hindi cinema, narrative studies, and the convergence of commercial entertainment industries. She has presented original work at the Society for Cinema and Media Studies and was a contributor for the online journal Antenna through the University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA. Her work has appeared in the peer-reviewed journals Studies in South Asian Film and Media and SAGAR. She intends to continue her research pursuits at the doctoral level.