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  • the Hindi film is produced in Mumbai (former Bombay)
  • most films originate in the Indian film industry
  • Bollywood as a synonym for the Hindi film industry
  • this concept originated in the 1970s
  • the name Bollywood contains the components Bombay and Hollywood
  • known studios: Filmalaya and film city
  • yearly from 200 to 250 Hindi films are produced
  • the films mostly last from two to four hours
  • lots of several musical dance scenes
  • many films are produced into pure Hindi or in in Hindustani
  • up to 80 percent of Urdu is used in Bollywoodfilms
  • 1970: action films were often in fashion
  • since 1995: love stories came in fashion
  • kiss scenes and sex scenes are hardly to find
  • the most popular actor: Shah Rukh Khan
  • best Bollywood film: "Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham"