World Bollywood Day


The Hindi Film industry in India is deemed as Bollywood. It has been the home of entertainment not only for Indians but also for a wider audience worldwide. The 24th of September is hailed as World Bollywood Day in order to celebrate Bollywood.

Bollywood got its name since it was similar to Hollywood and was based in the city of Bombay which is now known as Mumbai. At present it’s far ahead of Hollywood in terms of the number of films being produced annually. The first Bollywood movie was Raja Harishchandra which was released back in 1913 and since then the industry has never looked back. Thousands of movies are produced each year in many genres including romantic, comedy, horror, action, drama, and biographies.Over the years Bollywood has grown to be an obsession for its fans. It’s not merely a way of storytelling yet has a lot more to add towards it. Music is a vital element in Hindi movies. It adds life to the story. Dance is also another key factor which makes the Hindi films stand out among the rest. Each and every one of us has listened to Bollywood music and may have grooved on its tunes as well. Moreover, the lavish sets and the iconic dresses seen in the movies are a sight to behold. All these aspects together make up Bollywood. This industry has also been providing a livelihood for many people. From the spot boys, light men, technicians and junior artists to A-list superstars, many people have survived because of this industry.

Over the years Bollywood has delivered a whole lot of iconic movies. Kabhi Kushi Kabhi Ghum, Kal Ho Naho, and 3 Idiots are some such movies. There are movies for all your moods in Bollywood. If you are in the mood to watch a Rom-Com movie Jab We Met is the best option. If you are planning to go on trekking with your friends Yeh Jawaani Hey Deewani could raise your expectations. If you are in the mood to learn some dance, you can watch any Hrithik Roshan movie.While talking about Bollywood we cannot ignore Bollywood superstars. Shahrukh Khan is the greatest among them all and is also known to be the King of Bollywood. He is one of the wealthiest actors in the world as well. The new age superstars include Ranbir Kapoor, Kartik Aryan, Alia Bhatt, and Deepika Padukone. These stars enjoy massive stardom and it’s not less than a festival in India when their movies get released.

So on this Bollywood day don’t forget to watch your favorite Bollywood movie and channel your inner SRK or Alia Bhatt. Also, shake a leg to the tunes of your favorite Bollywood song and enjoy the twists and turns in your life as if it were a full-fledged Bollywood movie.

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Rtr. Ehansa Rajapaksha
(Blog Team Member 2023-24)

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