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  Bollywood
Introduction
What is Bollywood?
Where did it all start?
Why is Bollywood so big now?
What makes Bollywood films unusual?
Who are the big stars?
What problems does Bollywood face?
What's the future for Bollywood?

 
A Bollywood film poster Where did it all start?
In 1899 the first Indian short film was screened, and Bollywood was born.

Just like in Hollywood the films were silent to begin with, then in the 1930s the films became 'talkies'.

Many Indians came to live and work in Britain around fifty years ago, and they brought their culture with them.

Now, Bollywood's biggest audience outside India is in Britain.


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