November 8, 2011
Bollywood vs. Hollywood Bollywood films are made by companies  headquartered in Bombay (Mumbai) Bollywood makes twice as...
Standard Bollywood Format Song and Dance Melodramatic Plots Mostly puritanical boy-girl elements  although with plenty ...
Films Produced per year, MajorCountries
India Supplies Its Own FilmDemand
Serious Films Made in Indiabefore 1998 Pather Panchali (1955) Aparajito (1956) The Music Room (1958) The World of Apu ...
Serious Films made in India since 1998 Satya (1998) Lagaan (2001) Devdas (2002) Rang De Basanti (2006) The Darjeeling...
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  1. 1. November 8, 2011
  2. 2. Bollywood vs. Hollywood Bollywood films are made by companies headquartered in Bombay (Mumbai) Bollywood makes twice as many films per year as Hollywood but in several Indian languages and with much lower budgets The largest number of films are made in Hindi Other languages include Bengali, Telugu, Marathi, Tamil, Urdu and Gujarati
  3. 3. Standard Bollywood Format Song and Dance Melodramatic Plots Mostly puritanical boy-girl elements although with plenty of romance Bollywood Star Aishwarya Rai
  4. 4. Films Produced per year, MajorCountries
  5. 5. India Supplies Its Own FilmDemand
  6. 6. Serious Films Made in Indiabefore 1998 Pather Panchali (1955) Aparajito (1956) The Music Room (1958) The World of Apu (1959) Satyajit Ray Shakespeare-Wallah (1965) James Merchant and Ismail Ivory
  7. 7. Serious Films made in India since 1998 Satya (1998) Lagaan (2001) Devdas (2002) Rang De Basanti (2006) The Darjeeling Limited (2007) Slumdog Millionaire (2008)
  8. 8. Taj Mahal

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