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  1. Tollywood(ProperNoun)

    The Telugu film industry located in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh.


  1. Tollywood

    The Cinema of Andhra Pradesh is a part of Indian cinema, based in Hyderabad, India. Raghupathi Venkaiah Naidu is considered to be the father of Telugu Cinema. Since 1909, he was involved in many aspects of Indian cinemas history, like travelling to different regions in Asia to promote film work. In 1921, He produced Bhishma Pratigna the first silent film in the state. The first film studio in South India, Durga Cinetone was built in 1936 by Nidamarthi Surayya in Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh. The Nandi Awards is the highest award ceremony for excellence in Telugu cinema, Theatre and Television, presented annually at Lalitha Kala Thoranam in Hyderabad, India, by Film, Television and Theatre Development Corporation of the Government of Andhra Pradesh. "Nandi" means "bull", the awards being named after the big granite bull at Lepakshi — a cultural and historical symbol of Andhra Pradesh. 1940 film, Vishwa Mohini, is the first Indian film, depicting the Indian movie world. The film was directed by Y. V. Rao and scripted by Balijepalli Lakshmikanta Kavi, starring Chittor V. Nagaiah in the lead role. 1951 film Malliswari is the first Telugu film, to be screened at International film festivals like Asia Pacific Film Festival. The film had a public release with thirteen prints along with Chinese subtitles at Beijing on 14, March 1953, and a 16 mm film print was also screened in the United States. The film was directed by Bommireddy Narasimha Reddy, the first person to receive the Dada Saheb Phalke Award from South Indian film industry. He was the first Indian film personality, to receive the Padmabhushan in 1974, and the Doctor of Letters honour.

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  1. Alex
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How to say Tollywood in sign language?

  1. tollywood


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Tollywood in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Tollywood in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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