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Difference between Bollywood and Hollywood

Main Difference

Hollywood is actually a physical place in Los Angeles, California, USA and as well it represents the American film industry. Hollywood term represents the American movie industry. The first film of Hollywood was created by Eadweard Muybridge in 1878. Bollywood is a term representing the Indian film industry but it is not a physical place. Bollywood movies are in ‘Hindi’ mostly. Bollywood is only a fraction of Indian cinema. It is not a physical place but it is made from the combination Bombay (Mumbai) and Hollywood.

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Bollywood

bollywoodBollywood is an informal term representing the Indian film industry. Bollywood movies are in ‘Hindi’ mostly. Bollywood is only a fraction of Indian cinema. It is not a physical place but it is made from the combination Bombay (Mumbai) and Hollywood. Bollywood is film industry producing the largest number of movies per year. Its 1st Hindi movie ‘Raja Harishchandra’ was created in 1913. Most expensive movie of Bollywood is ‘Ra.One (2011). Most expensive hero of Bollywood is Salman Khan (US $ 9 million). Number of movies released per year by Bollywood is more than Hollywood

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Hollywood

hollywoodHollywood term represents the American movie industry and is a physical place in Los Angeles, California, USA. The first film of Hollywood was created by Eadweard Muybridge in 1878. They make the movies in ‘English’ mostly. It is the top grossing film industry in the world. Hollywood movies primarily derives income from TV Channels, magazines and don’t not only rely on tickets sale.Its most expensive movie was ‘Pirates of the Caribbean  At World’s End (2007)’. Most expensive hero of Hollywood is Leonardo Dicaprio (US $77 million). Hollywood  mostly tackle issues , human sensitivity and reality in their movies.

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Key Differences

  • Hollywood movies are in ‘English’ while Bollywood movies are in ‘Urdu’
  • Hollywood movie are shorter as compare to Bollywood movies
  • Bollywood keeps playback recordings while Hollywood has on-set recordings
  • Bollywood movies have much dance, music and emotions in each and every movie while Hollywood has it rare.
  • Hollywood movies has advanced special effects as compare to Bollywood.
  • Bollywood movies rely their income only on tickets sale but Hollywood movies don’t only rely on tickets sale.
  • Bollywood copied the stories of many Hollywood movies
  • Hollywood  mostly tackle issues , human sensitivity and reality in their movies but Bollywood concentrates on family, emotions and music.
  • Number of movies released per year by Bollywood is more but Hollywood is earning more from film industry per year.

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