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Information about Movie Theaters In Rajasthan (http://www.rajasthantravelsguide.com)

Mar 24th, 2009 15:58
chat alarab, Jaipur Travels, Jemmy wilson, Kees Verpalen, Sanjana Bakshi, chat


In Asia Bollywood movies are very big, but in the Western world no-one
knows the actors. 
In Holland popularity is rising however; recently a Bollywood movie
premiere took place in Amsterdam and the crowds were huge. 
But if anyone has the numbers, I had be very interested!
Virendra Pratap Singh
http://www.jaipurtravelguide.com/cinemas-in-jaipur.htm
Bollywood is the informal name given to the popular Mumbai-based Hindi 
language film industry in India. The term is often incorrectly used to 
refer to the whole of Indian cinema.
The name is a portmanteau of Bombay (the former name for Mumbai) and 
Hollywood, the center of the American film industry. Though some 
purists deplore the name, arguing that it makes the industry look like 
a poor cousin to Hollywood, it seems likely to persist and now has its 
own entry in the Oxford English Dictionary.
Bollywood is also commonly referred to as "Hindi cinema", even though 
Hindustani, the substratum common to both Hindi and Urdu, might be more 
accurate. Many people make the mistake of defining Bollywood as all of 
the movies that are played in India such as Telugu, Tamil, Kannada etc. 
However, Bollywood consists of the languages of Hindi and Urdu. The use 
of poetic Urdu words is fairly common. The connection between Hindi, 
Urdu, and Hindustani is an extremely contentious matter and is 
discussed at length in the linked articles relating specifically to the 
languages.
There has been a growing presence of English in dialogue and songs as 
well. It is not uncommon to see films which feature dialogue with 
English words and phrases, even whole sentences. A few films are also 
made in two or even three languages (either using subtitles, or several 
soundtracks).
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