Tuesday, April 26, 2011

7 interesting facts related to Bollywood

Maybe it's widely known that the Indian film industry is the world's largest film industry. Bollywood film industry in Mumbai, Maharashtra are known to produce more than 800 to 1000 films a year, not to mention the added production of films in other states. Keep in mind also that Bollywood was born earlier than Hollywood. Bollywood established in 1899 with the production of short films, 11 years before the presence of a new Hollywood emerged in 1910 with biographical melodrama. Bollywood has three billion viewers from around the world. It could be said in terms of audience, Bollywood has taken over the position of Hollywood in 2004 and since then continued to lead.
Here are seven interesting facts related to Indian film industry is quoted from the site Indiamarks,

Talk 1.Film India First

India's first sound film Alam Ara was (Light of the Universe) Imperial Movietone released on March 14, 1931 at the Majestic cinema, Bombay. This historic film produced and directed by Ardeshir Irani Marwan. A movie made based on the play Persian with the same name written by Joseph David this, starring a popular star in the silent movie era like Prithviraj Kapoor, LV Prasad, W.M. Khan, Master Vithal and Zubeida.

2.Film with Most Number of Songs

Indra Sabha with 71 songs is a film with the highest number of songs. Movies made ​​in 1932 by Madan Theatres and directed by JJ Madan is, made ​​based on the play by Sayed Aga Hasan Amanat. The flow of this film tells the story of a benevolent king who was tested by the strength of his moral heaven. Uniquely, this film has only two singers, Master Nissar and Jehanara Kajjan. Cast film, Abdul Rehman Kabuli, among others, and Mukhtar Begum.

3. Oscar-winning The First Indian People

Bhanu Athaiya was the first Indian to win an Oscar. He won the Best Costume Designer for the film Gandhi by Richard Attenborough in 1982. Bhanu has been wrestling in the world of Indian film industry for more than 50 years. He was born in Kolhapur, Maharashtra. Some movies have ever supported Bhanu, including: Swades (2004), Lagaan (2001), 1942 A Love Story (1994), and many others.

4. Longest Hindi Film Song
Song Ab Tumhare Hawale Watan Saathiyon in the movie with the same title is the longest song Hindi-language film. The song was a duration of 20 minutes and played in three pieces in the film. This song is sung by Sonu Nigam, Udit Narayan and Kailash Kher, the lyrics written by Sameer, while the music composed by Anu Malik. The film Ab Tumhare Hawale Watan Saathiyon himself directed Anil Sharma and stars Amitabh Bachchan, Akshay Kumar, Bobby Deol, Divya Khosla and. Patriotism genre film is about the struggle against terrorism.

5. India's Most Expensive Actor
 Although still debated, Akshay Kumar was mentioned receiving payment of Rs.20-22 crore (Rs. 20,00,00,000 / 200 million rupees) and beat India in exchange for expensive actors, Rajnikanth who receives a fee amounting to Rs.16 crore per film after the success of his movie Shivaji - The Boss. Previously, Akhsay has starred in big-budget movie Chandni Chowk To China which cost Rs.100 crore and become one of the film with the highest costs ever made ​​at this time.

6. Longest Indian Film

LOC: Kargil which lasted 4 hours 25 minutes is the longest Indian film to date. This movie is about Indian soldiers who fought in Kargil and remembered by his family. This film tries to tell the story of the past of each character so that the film becomes tedious. Meanwhile, Mera Naam Joker which lasted 4 hours 14 minutes into the film's second longest.
7. Oldest film that played at Cinema India

Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge has become a milestone in the history of Indian cinema. The film was played 700 consecutive weeks in theaters Minnerva, Mumbai. The film was released worldwide on October 20, 1995. The film is directed by Aditya Chopra and starring Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol is achieved revenues of Rs 580 million in India and 175 million overseas. This film became the biggest hit of Bollywood in the year, and became one of Bollywood's biggest hits of all time. This film continues to be the longest film played in the history of Indian cinema. Meanwhile, the film Sholay who played for 5 years continuously become the longest-second film is playing.

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