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Difference Between Bollywood And Nollywood

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Introduction:
The two industries that I have chosen to research is the Film industry is of Indian film industry, Bollywood, and the Film industry Nigeria, Nollywood. Both Film industries are one of the biggest industries in the world, creating thousands of films a year. The two directors to come out of the countries as some of the best directors in the respected countries and the world are Kabor Khan, from the Bollywood industry who is presently one of the most sought after Bollywood directors. And Andrew Dosunmu who is a Nigeria Director and had gained much support in the US after directing various music video for many acclaimed artists. Both industries
Bollywood:
The Indian film industry started its journey in 1899 when the first Indian silent film was shot and sent to be processed in the UK. The film was shot by Harishchandra Sakharam Bhatavdekar (also known as Save Dada) who became intrigued by the art in 1896 when the Lumiere brothers sent over short films to be screened at the Watson hotel. It was mostly watched by a British
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Madan had made a lot of money as he had assimilated the rights to show films from overseas studios. Madan was also the first to establish an India’s first purpose-built cinema in 1907 called the Elphinstone Picture Palace in Kolkata. Madan film businesses grew to dominate the film industry in the 1920s and 1903s. But the Indian film industry had not only started with just Indian film-makers but also foreign film-makers came to Indian mostly to shoot documentary footage which had an influence in the film industry as film directors from places such as Britain, namely Charles Urban would often give out his equipment to be used by foreign film-makers. But one of the biggest problems when looking at Indian film history was that an estimate of 99% of Indian silent films had been
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