Films in India play an important part of daily life. Movie songs are hummed, dialogues are quoted, and dance steps are repeated in almost all households. India loves its movie –and the numbers confirm the fact. India is the world’s largest producer of movies. According to the Central Board Of Film Certification’s Annual report India produced 2162 feature films in the year 2011.
Although Bollywood often gets synonymized for Indian film industry, it is but only one –albeit most popular –section of it. Bollywood represents the Hindi movie industry mostly based in Mumbai, while Indian film industry umbrellas movies made all over India in over a dozen languages. In 2011, there were 185 movies produced in Tamil, and 192 movie produced in Telugu.
In 2013, Indian cinema celebrated its centenial year. India’s first feature film Raja Harishchandra was released in 1913. Through cinema first entered India in the 1896, it was Dadasaheb Phalke’s Raja Harishchandra that started the movie revolution in India. The movie also sparked the “Silent era