World Bollywood Day is dedicated to the Hindi film industry from Bombay. This is a special culture and art that appeared in South Asia and conquered the whole world. It is noteworthy that there are other film industry concerns in South Asia, but they are less popular, for example, Lollywood is a company from Pakistan, Tollywood is from Bangladesh.
Since the Bombay film industry is more widespread than other companies, the term Bollywood refers to the entire film culture of South Asia. This culture and a special direction in cinema have been formed over decades. The main theme of Bollywood films is social problems. Even during the Second World War, Indian films continued to be actively shot, they were translated into different languages. Later, the Indian Film and Television Institute was founded, a national film award was established in India, as well as an International Film Festival.
- In the USA, the popularity of Indian dances is growing every year, even schools are opening that teach this direction.
- In addition to social problems, Indian films often touched on the topic of mythology and culture.
- Indian dance is a whole story, which consists of movements of the neck, head, arms, legs and bright facial expressions.
- Costumes for Indian dances are thought out to the smallest detail, they consist of massive jewelry, ankle bells.
How to celebrate
Dedicate this day to watching Indian movies, notice what a huge amount of Bollywood product Netflix has to offer. Learn a few movements characteristic of Indian dances, they are sensual, passionate, always accompanied by a smile. Meet the Bollywood stars, maybe you will become a fan of this direction in the film industry.
When is World Bollywood Day in 2022?
World Bollywood Day is observed on September 24 each year.