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Bollywood

  1. 1. By AbhishekBy Abhishek
  2. 2. StructureStructure 1.1. DefinitionDefinition 2.2. HistoryHistory 3.3. Genre conventionsGenre conventions 4.4. CriticsCritics 5.5. PopularityPopularity
  3. 3. DefinitionDefinition Populary term used for Mumbai basedPopulary term used for Mumbai based Hindi-language film industry in IndiaHindi-language film industry in India Only a part of the India film industryOnly a part of the India film industry One of the largest film producers in theOne of the largest film producers in the worldworld Formed out of the words „Bombay“ andFormed out of the words „Bombay“ and „Hollywood“„Hollywood“ Languages: Hindi, Urdu and EnglishLanguages: Hindi, Urdu and English
  4. 4. HistoryHistory Raja Harishchandra was the first filmRaja Harishchandra was the first film made in India (1913)made in India (1913) By the 30‘s the industry produced overBy the 30‘s the industry produced over 200 films per year200 films per year In the 50‘s first coloured filmsIn the 50‘s first coloured films Mostly romance movies and action filmsMostly romance movies and action films from the 60‘s onfrom the 60‘s on Around 2000 Bollywood became famousAround 2000 Bollywood became famous all over the worldall over the world
  5. 5. Genre conventionsGenre conventions Mostly musicalsMostly musicals Mixed out of many aspectsMixed out of many aspects (love, thrill, comedy etc.)(love, thrill, comedy etc.) Plots tend to be melodramaticPlots tend to be melodramatic Bollywood films changeBollywood films change because of the Western influencebecause of the Western influence (Hollywood)(Hollywood)
  6. 6. CriticsCritics Bollywood movies are mostly badBollywood movies are mostly bad remakes from foreign or even Indianremakes from foreign or even Indian moviesmovies many movies are produced in one year,many movies are produced in one year, but they are bad in qualitybut they are bad in quality discrimination of dark-skinned Indiansdiscrimination of dark-skinned Indians -> therefore an Indian ideal of beauty is-> therefore an Indian ideal of beauty is createdcreated
  7. 7. PopularityPopularity Bollywood films are particulary popular inBollywood films are particulary popular in America, Europe and AfrikaAmerica, Europe and Afrika In Asia lays the focus of Bollywood-filmsIn Asia lays the focus of Bollywood-films Bollywood isn‘t very succesful in OceanicBollywood isn‘t very succesful in Oceanic countries like Indonesia or Fijicountries like Indonesia or Fiji -> but in Australia and New Zealand-> but in Australia and New Zealand Bollywood is the most popular film industryBollywood is the most popular film industry after Hollywoodafter Hollywood
  8. 8. Our sourcesOur sources www.wikipedia.enwww.wikipedia.en www.topnews.in/files/Bollywood_Sign.jpgwww.topnews.in/files/Bollywood_Sign.jpg

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