INDIA is a nation different cultures and languages so the entertainment part depends on what people connect to and what people can understand. Indian film industry in which Bollywood or Hindi cinema has the maximum viewership but there are several other film industries which are listed as:
- HINDI CINEMA OR BOLLYWOOD :
Bollywood also known as Hindi Cinema is the largest film production house in the country.As far as the etymology of the word ‘Bollywood’ goes it comes from Tollywood which is the Bengal Film industry. The word Tollywood was taken from the city in Bengal which is Tollygunge. In the same way because it was set up in Bombay (now Mumbai) it was named as Bollywood to rhyme with Hollywood. Bollywood gives 43% of the total box office revenue.
1. Raja harishchand was the first silent feature film made in 1913 by Dadasaheb Phalke.
2. Alam Ara which was again made in 1931 was the first sound film.
3. As per film pundits the era from 1940s to 1960s is known as the golden age of bollywood where movies like Pyaasa(1957) , Kagaz Ke Phool(1959), Shree 420(1959) and many more.
4. Filmfare award and National Award both instituted in 1954 are the most prestigious award of bollywood.
The major actors of bollywood are Raj Kapoor, Dilip Kumar, Shashi Kapoor, Rajesh Khanna, Sunny Deol, Shahrukh Khan, Aamir Khan, Salman Khan, Akshay Kumar and in females Parvin Bobby, Dimple Kapadia, Juhi Chwala, Aishwarya Rai, Kareena Kapoor and many more. Bollywood is the pride of India, It is the silver screen to realize your dream.
- BHOJPURI CINEMA
- BENGALI CINEMA
- PUNJABI CINEMA
- TELGU CINEMA
- KANNADA CINEMA
- TAMIL CINEMA
- MARATHI CINEMA
- MALAYALAM CINEMA