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Bollywood Bollywood Presentation Transcript

  • By Malte, Dennis and Tim
  • Structure
    • Definition
    • History
    • Genre conventions
    • Critics
    • Popularity
  • Definition
    • Populary term used for Mumbai based Hindi-language film industry in India
    • Only a part of the India film industry
    • One of the largest film producers in the world
    • Formed out of the words „Bombay“ and „Hollywood“
    • Languages: Hindi, Urdu and English
  • History
    • Raja Harishchandra was the first film made in India (1913)
    • By the 30‘s the industry produced over 200 films per year
    • In the 50‘s first coloured films
    • Mostly romance movies and action films from the 60‘s on
    • Around 2000 Bollywood became famous all over the world
  • Genre conventions
    • Mostly musicals
    • Mixed out of many aspects (love, thrill, comedy etc.)
    • Plots tend to be melodramatic
    • Bollywood films change because of the Western influence (Hollywood)
  • Critics
    • Bollywood movies are mostly bad remakes from foreign or even Indian movies
    • many movies are produced in one year, but they are bad in quality
    • discrimination of dark-skinned Indians
    • -> therefore an Indian ideal of beauty is created
  • Popularity
    • Bollywood films are particulary popular in America, Europe and Afrika
    • In Asia lays the focus of Bollywood-films
    • Bollywood isn‘t very succesful in Oceanic countries like Indonesia or Fiji
    • -> but in Australia and New Zealand Bollywood is the most popular film industry after Hollywood
  • Our sources
    • www.wikipedia.en
    • www.topnews.in/files/Bollywood_Sign.jpg