What does Bollywood mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Bollywood(noun)

    the film industry of India

Wiktionary

  1. Bollywood(ProperNoun)

    The Indian film industry located in Mumbai.

Freebase

  1. Bollywood

    Bollywood is the informal term popularly used for the Hindi-language film industry based in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. The term is often incorrectly used to refer to the whole of Indian cinema; however, it is only a part of the total Indian film industry, which includes other production centres producing films in multiple languages. Bollywood is the largest film producer in India and one of the largest centres of film production in the world. Bollywood is formally referred to as Hindi cinema. There has been a growing presence of Indian English in dialogue and songs as well. It is common to see films that feature dialogue with English words, phrases, or even whole sentences.

How to pronounce Bollywood?

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How to say Bollywood in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Bollywood in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Bollywood in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of Bollywood in a Sentence

  1. Anwar Kazmi:

    We contacted the Indian High Commission twice in 2011. People from the High Commission visited her in Karachi, took her particulars, but nothing came of it, now, thanks to a Bollywood blockbuster, there is hope.

  2. Defense James Mattis:

    In recognition of the increasing connectivity of the Indian and Pacific Oceans today we rename the US Pacific Command to Indian Oceans.The US Indo-Pacific Command, south China is South China, South China's standing watch and intimately engaged with over half of the earth's surface and South China diverse populations, from Hollywood, to Bollywood, from polar bears to penguins.

  3. Gitesh Pandya:

    It's certainly unprecedented for an A-list Bollywood actor, male or female, to land a major role on a major American network series.

  4. Anuj Somany:

    If a person could get the work on the basis of own talent only,then the people who can't speak Hindi accent properly would not have got the lead role in the Bollywood movies.

  5. Ayesha Malik:

    You are a UNICEF ambassador for peace and you're encouraging nuclear war against Pakistan. There's no winner in Jai Hind #IndianArmedForces, as a Pakistani, millions of people like me have supported you in your business of Bollywood and you wanted nuclear war.

Images & Illustrations of Bollywood

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