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Indian film

India produces the maximum number of movies per year, (1200 for the year 2002) although most of them are commercial flops. Thus Indian film is potentially the only competitor for the western Hollywood.

Commercial Indian films are considered to be melodramatic and long with plenty of music. Filmi music play a significant role in Indian movies.

Notable Indian movie makers:

Notable Indian actors/actresses:

Notable Indian Filmi music composers:

Film industry is referred with different names in different parts of the country

See also: Film history