Bollywood has a proud history of almost hundred years. What had started as a small step in form of ‘Raja Harishchandra’ has turned out to be a behemoth. Bollywood definitely had a wonderful and memorable journey. And the best part of all, we are still counting. Now when Indian film industry has started to garner huge attractions in world cinema circuit, things are looking even rosier. The first sound film of India was ‘Alam Ara’ and it had done exceptional business and that was followed by thousands more. Hindi film industry has given numerous hits that are still watched with undivided attention. Films like ‘Sholay’, ‘Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge’, ‘Hum Aapke Hein Kuan’, ‘Maine Pyar Kia’, ‘Lagaan’ and ‘Ghazini’ etc have made phenomenal business and mind it; this is just a select group of names. Now Indian movies are also being accepted on world scale and in coming time, world market for Indian movies is far going to outweigh domestic market.
A little unknown fact about bollywood is that it is one of the biggest employment generation industries of the Indian economy. Now, that gives Hindi movie industry a much respected weightage. Changing preferences of movie-goers have made this industry even more lucrative. Emergence of new technologies has created several new job opportunities for people interested in making careers in Bollywood.
Bollywood is a synonym for uninterrupted fun and entertainment. Movies are said to be the biggest passion of India. People still flock to see first day-first show movie release in different parts of India. If you have to see people behaving crazily for their favourite movie stars then go to any part of Southern India. Indian movies have an everlasting presence in our lives.