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Introduction And History Of Bollywood: You Should Know It

History Of Bollywood:

Aishwarya Rai Bachan won the miss world title pageant.
About Bollywood

Today, We will discuss history of Bollywood as well as a brief introduction of Bollywood.
Bollywood is often known as Hindi Cinema, Dadasaheb Phalke father of Bollywood produced the first Bollywood named  Raja Harishchandra(1913), which was a silent movie, Alam-ara(1931) which was India’s first sound film and Kisan Kanya(1937) which was India’s first color film. 

Bollywood produces more than 1000 films every year and has an approximate worldwide audience of Billion. The period from the 1940s to the early 1960s is regarded as the Golden Age of Hindi cinema, critically acclaimed Hindi films were produced example:  Pyaasa (1957) and Kaagaz Ke Phool (1959),  Awaara (1951) and Shree 420 (1955), etc. 

Actually, the Best-known epic and valuable films of Hindi cinema were also launched at this time, such as K. Asif's Mughal-e-Azam (1960). The most popular male Indian actors during this period were Dilip Kumar, Raj Kapoor, and Dev Anand,.Aishwarya Rai Bachan won the miss world title pageant.

The period from the 1970s is regarded as classic Bollywood with the arrival of screenwriting duo Salim-Javed, Rajesh Khanna in 2010. The first Indian actor to be called a superstar, films like Zanjeer (1973) and Deewaar (1975), Mother India (1957) and  Gunga Jumna (1961), etc. Amitabh Bachchan's acting was popularized with films such as Zanjeer and Deewaar. 

This era includes Hema Malini, Jaya Bachchan, Raakhee, Shabana Azmi, Zeenat Aman, Parveen Babi, Rekha, Dimple Kapadia, Smita Patil, Jaya Prada, etc. Bollywood was actually coined during this era as it included genres like action, comedy, romance, drama. 

Some famous movies were Yaadon Ki Baarat, Amar Akbar Anthony, Sholay, Salam Bombay!, Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak.

The 1990s is known as New Bollywood with blockbusters like Maine Pyar Kiya (1989), Chandni (1989), Hum Aapke Hain Kaun (1994), Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (1995), Raja Hindustani (1996), Dil To Pagal Hai (1997) as well as Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998) with famous actors like amir khan Salman khan, Akshay Kumar, Shahrukh khan, Govinda, etc.

The 2000s saw increased Bollywood recognition worldwide due to NRI and Desi communities overseas. The growth of the Indian economy and a demand for quality entertainment in this era led the country's film industry to new heights. The demand for quality entertainment in this era was high. 

Some popular films of the decade were Kaho Naa... Pyaar Hai (2000), Gadar: Ek Prem Katha (2001), Lagaan (2001), Koi... Mil Gaya (2003), Kal Ho Naa Ho (2003), Veer-Zaara (2004), Rang De Basanti (2006), Lage Raho Munna Bhai (2006), Dhoom 2 (2006), Krrish (2006) as well as Jab We Met (2007). 

Big-budget masala films like Dabangg (2010), Ek Tha Tiger (2012), Rowdy Rathore (2012), Chennai Express (2013), Kick (2014) and Happy New Year.

This period also included a lot of scandals like Sanjay Dutt for dealing with terrorists, Salman Khan for the drunk and driving case, Priyanka Chopra won the miss world title.

đź’ĄCurrent Condition Of Bollywood:

Current Status of Bollywood includes movies like Soty 2, the sky is pink, war, super 30. Bollywood makes movies with new actors like Tiger Shroff, Siddhart Malhotra, Varun Dhawan, etc. and actress like Alia Bhat, Parinithi Chopra, Disha Patani, Kriti Sanon, Tania, Sonam Kapoor, etc.

With upcoming movies like Good news, Street dancer, Panipat, Dil Bechara, Brahmasta, etc.
Many Indian Bollywood songs have reached the people of other countries in recent years. The evolving phenomena of Bollywood have made a great impact on society. Bollywood, one of the largest film producing industries in the world. 

The increasing craze for Hollywood movies has decreased the influence of stardom in Bollywood. With the launch of Amazon Prime, Netflix, there have been a web content boom among the audience and the subscription of those mentioned above costs the price of one ticket and for this, the user gets a large number of series and movies. 

Piracy is a major drawback not only in Bollywood but in every film industry.

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