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Bollywood is inspired from the term Tollywood(bengali film industry) which is further inspired from Hollywood.Bombay+hindi film industry=Bollywood

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Hollywood exist as physical place.. wt abt Bollywood ?    Diff  question but i want to know)
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Bollywood does not exist as a physical place.
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but there shd be a place " bollywood "    
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Bollywood was inspired from the bengali film industry which is called Tollywood(it is based in Tollygunge,a place in Kolkata,tollywood was later also used by the telugu industry).....Because the hindi film industry was based in Bombay(starts with b)...Similarly other industries also were named,like another tollywood came,the telugu industry(telugu starts with t).....

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