Bollywood is the name given to the Mumbai-based
Hindi-language film industry in India.
The name of Bollywood it derives from combination
of two words, Bombay (former name of Mumbai)
and Hollywood (center of American film industry).
The naming scheme for "Bollywood" was inspired by
"Tollywood", the name that was used to refer to
the cinema of West Bengal(industry based in
When combined with other Indian film industries
(Tamil, Telugu, Bengali, Marathi , Malayalam, Kannada),
it is considered to be the largest in the world in terms of
number of films produced, and maybe also the number
of tickets sold.
India is the largest movie-producing country in the
Produces appximately 900 films annually.
Indian movies are increasing in popularity - mostly
seen by Indians in India and abroad
Raja Harishchandra (1913), by Dadasaheb Phalke was
the first silent feature film made in India.
Dadasaheb Phalke also he known as Father of Indian
By the 1930s, the industry was producing over 200 films
The first Indian sound film, Ardeshir Irani's Alam
Ara (1931), was a major commercial success.
Kisan Kanya (1937) was
This was the first color
movie made in Indian film
In 1931 Alam Ara, the first Indian talkie, was made,
Subsequently, music and fantasy came to be seen as vital
elements of filmic experience.
Sometimes the use of music was overdone. For example
Indrasabha in 1932contained 70 songs. Since this era,
music became the defining element of Indian cinema.
By 1940s cinematography played an important role in Indian
movies. There remained a great deal of western influence on
Indian popular cinema along with the song, dance, and
By the 1950s Indian popular cinema had established itself as a form of
art, entertainment and industry. Film historians call this period the
golden age of Indian cinema.
The international popularity for many of these movies and film actors
like Raj Kapoor made the Indian government recognize the revenue-
earning capacity of the film industry.
The subsequent government intervention resulted in censorships and
heavy taxation, which made life difficult for filmmakers.
In 1960, the Film Finance Corporation, which later formed the
National Film Development Corporation, for financing and exporting
films, was established.
The masala film – the quintessential Bollywood entertainer –
burst onto the scene only in the 1970s.
The 1980s saw the rise of several woman directors such as
Aparna Sen, Prema Karnath and Meera Nair.
The 1990s ushered in a mixed genre of romantic films, thrillers,
action movies and comedy films.
Gradually, the face of Indian cinema was changing once again.
Technology now gave us Dolby digital sound effects, advanced
special effects, choreography and international appeal. This
brought investments from the corporate sector along with finer
scripts and performances.
Indian cinema finally found global mass appeal at the turn of the 21st century.
As the world became a global village, the industry reached out further to
Investments made by major global studios such as 20th Century Fox, Sony
Pictures, and Warner Bros was confirmation that Bollywood had etched itself on
the global psyche.
Prominent Indian corporate firms such as Zee, UTV and Adlabs also jumped
onto the Bollywood bandwagon, to both produce and distribute films.
Such was the excitement in the industry that by 2003, as many as 30 film
production companies had been listed on the National Stock Exchange.
Cinema in India remains the single largest entertainer to date.
Bollywood movie is famous all over the world for
Indian movies has every thing include
Action, Romance, comedy, suspense, Dance, Emotion
Mostly people of Indian region like to see family
movies….But as the western culture is taking place so its
changing many things.
•Yash Raj Films
•UTV motion & etc.
• Actors and Actress
• Amitabh Bachchan
• Shah Rukh Khan
• Amir Khan
• Hrithik Roshan
• Kareena Kapoor
• Katrina Kaif
• Music Directors
……….A R Rehman
• Yash Raj
• Reliance Entertainment
• Foreign Distributors
…….. Like …….
• Warner Bros
• Star Fox
• Big Cinemas
• PVR Cinemas
• By 2040, Hollywood
(Los Angeles) is
forecasted to remain
the largest filmed
may close the gap
significantly to become
the second largest
Bollywood is Worlds largest movie making industry .
The movie industry is one of the most exciting and fastest-growing
businesses in the world. Revenue of a single film can approach
$1 billion and worldwide gross revenues are now over $40 billion
The development of new distribution channels such as cable, DVD
and Internet together with the opening of new international markets
in recent years have created vast opportunities for revenue from
ownership of film properties.
Movies are not only the world’s most popular form of
entertainment, but the film business is
now becoming recognized as a highly lucrative and
profitable investment sector.
Before the reform, the filmmakers were hugely dependent
on diamond merchants and underworld for finances.
Quite a few banks, including IDBI, Exim Bank and Bank of
Baroda, are pumping money into movie-making business.
The Industrial Development Bank of India (IDBI), which
started off by investing Rs.70 million in the industry, is seen
as the leader in this sector and has decided to double its
investments to the tune of Rs.2 billion.
• Telugu (Tollywood)
• Tamil (Kollywood)
• Kannada (Sandalwood)
• In India Hindi movie mostly works in tier 1 & 2 Cities.
• Most of the state prefer their regional language
movies to see. Like……
• A.P / Tamil Nadu / Kerala (Mostly in South)
• They are big movie producers Annually around 900
movie they produce.
• Again Bhojpuri movies also produces more than
Bollywood films in an year.
• Regional movies makers who has more than
65% of market under their roof. And giving
tough competition to Bollywood.
• Hollywood movies are also on high demand in
Indian tier1 city's. And giving again tough
competition in business to Bollywood.
• Bollywood is the maximum
movie producer in a year
1000+ movies approx. and
Hollywood produce 600+
movies per annum approx.
• Bollywood revenue US$ 3.5
bill. in 2010 mid, And growing
10% per annum.
• And expected to reach 6
billion in 2015.
• This is the biggest problem of Bollywood
which damage the Bollywood very badly by
• The is in the top 10 list where the piracy is
• In India because of piracy the industry losses
billions of dollar & thousands of jobs.
• The taxes on entertainment is levied from the
time of British government.
• There is variation in taxes in every different state
in India the Maharashtra is on the top with 45%
of entertainment tax.
• There are some other state where the taxes are
low… like ..Tamilnadu, A.P AND M.P
• There is no taxes in Punjab, Rajasthan,
J&K and some other state too.
• The Central Board of Film Certification also
known as censor board.
• Every movie go thorough with censor they see
the movie and decide the certificate for film the
• It keep a lot of impotence for movie.
• Most of the people watch movie on the grade of
certificate Whether its Under(A) OR (U) and
• Many Bollywood famous actors are working in
• Irfan khan is one of the famous person in Hollywood
• Anil Kapoor also has done role in Hollywood flicks.
……. Like ……… (Slum dog Millionaire / Amazing
Spiderman and life of pi.)
• And also many Hollywood star also have done the
same they also featured in many Hindi films
• Like Kambhaqt Ishq Sylvester Stallone.
The worldwide entertainment industry is feeling the
impact of Bollywood as revenues from these films
surpasses the billions of dollars.
Bollywood Grows Stronger
Industry Growth In Bollywood
Better Quality Film Produce
Publicity To The Bollywood
Growth In The Worldwide Film Industry.
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Bollywood still has its controversies, but not with its funding. It
seems that more than a few Bollywood films are very closely based
on U.S. films to the point that many U.S. screenwriters have accused
filmmakers of copying. Seeing as how cash strapped the industry
was in the past, maybe they just didn't have the budget to hire
writers. Regardless, the industry continues to grow at an extremely
As the Indian film industry continues to churn out increasingly
higher quality, bigger budget films, Bollywood continues to gain
exposure worldwide. With the help of well known directors like M.
Night Shyamylan bringing even more publicity to Bollywood, its
impact in the entertainment industry will only continue to be felt.