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Bollywood

  1. 1. By Malte, Dennis and Tim
  2. 2. Structure1. Definition2. History3. Genre conventions4. Critics5. Popularity
  3. 3. 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
  4. 4. 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
  5. 5. Genre conventionsMostly musicalsMixed out of many aspects(love, thrill, comedy etc.)Plots tend to be melodramaticBollywood films changebecause of the Western influence(Hollywood)
  6. 6. 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
  7. 7. 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
  8. 8. Our sources www.wikipedia.en www.topnews.in/files/Bollywood_Sign.jpg

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