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Bollywood: Hindi language film industry
Hindi cinema, often known as Bollywood and formerly as Bombay cinema, is the Indian Hindi-language film industry based in Mumbai. The term is a portmanteau of "Bombay" and "Hollywood". The industry is related to Cinema of South India and other Indian film industries, making up Indian Cinema—the world's largest by number of feature films produced.

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Watch: Tiger Shroff aces double somersaults with uncanny ease [Video]

Watch: Tiger Shroff aces double somersaults with uncanny ease

Bollywood actor Tiger Shroff is known for his acrobatic skills. Standing on the ground is so ordinary for the 30-year-old actor. The Baaghi 3 made us believe about his skills in a new video. The actor..

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Bollywood divas rock their airport look [Video]

Bollywood divas rock their airport look

Bollywood divas rocked their airport look in Mumbai. Amyra Dastur looked beautiful in 'Kurta Sharara' set. Miss World Manushi Chhillar was clicked in high-waist jeans and black turtle neck top with..

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Bollywood celebs dazzle in Mumbai [Video]

Bollywood celebs dazzle in Mumbai

Bollywood celebrities were snapped in Mumbai. Looking dapper in eye-cool blue t-shirt, actor Kunal Kemmu posed for camera at PS Dance rehearsal hall. Kunal was joined by Patralekhaa. Paps also clicked..

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Diljit Dosanjh vs Kangana Ranaut over farmer protest | Watch Twitter war [Video]

Diljit Dosanjh vs Kangana Ranaut over farmer protest | Watch Twitter war

Actors Diljit Dosanjh and Kangana Ranaut were embroiled in a bitter war of words over the farmers’ protest on Thursday, a Twitter spat that began with Shaheen Bagh protester Bilkis Bano but soon..

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Uddhav Thackeray lost his sleep after Yogi's Mumbai visit: UP cabinet minister [Video]

Uddhav Thackeray lost his sleep after Yogi's Mumbai visit: UP cabinet minister

After Shiv Sena's mouthpiece Saamana criticised Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath for his Mumbai visit and raised questions on the latter's development model, state cabinet minister Sidharth..

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Kangana Ranaut gets legal notice for fake tweet on Bilkis Bano [Video]

Kangana Ranaut gets legal notice for fake tweet on Bilkis Bano

A Punjab-based lawyer has sent a legal notice to Bollywood actor Kangana Ranaut. The legal notice has been sent for for allegedly misidentifying an old woman at the farmers' protest in the national..

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Watch: Akshay Kumar meets Yogi Adityanath, discusses film shooting in UP [Video]

Watch: Akshay Kumar meets Yogi Adityanath, discusses film shooting in UP

Akshay Kumar met Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on December 1 during his visit to the city. The Bollywood actor discussed his upcoming film ‘Ram Setu’, as per sources. Akshay also..

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CM Yogi meets Akshay Kumar in Mumbai [Video]

CM Yogi meets Akshay Kumar in Mumbai

Bollywood star Akshay Kumar met Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath at a hotel on December 01. They discussed the immense possibilities of film shoot in the northern state. UP CM is in Mumbai..

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Deepika Padukone takes yacht ride after Ranveer Singh drops her off for shoot [Video]

Deepika Padukone takes yacht ride after Ranveer Singh drops her off for shoot

Actor Deepika Padukone was seen leaving for a movie shoot in Maharashtra's Mumbai. Her husband and Bollywood peer Ranveer Singh dropped her off at the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel in Mumbai on December 1...

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Deepika Padukone, Ananya Panday clicked at Gateway of India [Video]

Deepika Padukone, Ananya Panday clicked at Gateway of India

Bollywood divas Deepika Padukone and Ananya Panday were spotted at Gateway of India post shoot. The actresses are set to be seen in Shakun Batra's upcoming venture. Nailing their looks, Ananya was seen..

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MP Forest Minister denies reports of dinner invitation to Vidya Balan during shoot [Video]

MP Forest Minister denies reports of dinner invitation to Vidya Balan during shoot

Speaking to ANI in Indore on November 28 on reports of his alleged dinner invitation to Bollywood actress Vidya Balan, Madhya Pradesh's Forest Minister Vijay Shah said, "Was there (Balaghat) on request..

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From Rakul to Tiger, B-town celebs spotted in Mumbai [Video]

From Rakul to Tiger, B-town celebs spotted in Mumbai

Paparazzi spotted Bollywood celebs in different locations of Mumbai on November 24. Action hunk Tiger Shroff was spotted outside a gym in Juhu area. Tiger will be seen in his upcoming post pandemic..

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Watch Ankita Lokhande, beau Vicky Jain's killer dance moves in 'night dresses' [Video]

Watch Ankita Lokhande, beau Vicky Jain's killer dance moves in 'night dresses'

Ankita Lokhande delighted fans by showing off her killer dance moves. The 35-year-old actor took to Instagram to share her dance video. Ankita was joined by her boyfriend, businessman Vicky Jain. The..

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Rajeev Khandelwal On Nepotism: Those Who Use The Term Are Foolish [Video]

Rajeev Khandelwal On Nepotism: Those Who Use The Term Are Foolish

Rajeev Khandelwal is all set to be back on our screens with Naxalbari, where he plays a police officer. During the promotions, we got the chance to interact with the talented actor. From opening up..

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Actor Urmila Matondkar to join Shiv Sena on Tuesday

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DNA Special | Media and Bollywood: Friends turned foes

Four Bollywood industry associations and 34 leading producers filed a civil suit at the Delhi High Court against four anchors of news channels and unknown defendants as well as social media platforms.
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Why first desi woman to write for an opera owes it to Bollywood


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Mali teacher Seydou Dembele's love for India, Bollywood comes up in 'Mann Ki Baat'

Prime Minister Modi said that Dembele has a tremendous love for India. Dembele is a teacher in a public school in Kita city of Mali, a West African country.
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Sushant Singh Rajput death case: A political wrangle among 4 parties in 4 states

The death of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput (SSR) in mysterious circumstances has triggered political fights among different parties and states. Four political parties - the BJP, JD(U), Shiv Sena..
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DNA Special: Jaya Bachchan's 'thali' remark makes all the wrong noises

In the DNA show, Sudhir Chaudhary analyses the political twists and turns that the 'drug link' in Bollywood has taken aftter attacks and counter-attacks from Jaya Bachchan, ravi Kishan, Kangana Ranaut..
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Shiv Sena supports Jaya Bachchan in party mouthpiece 'Saamana'

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DNA Special: MPs Jaya Bachchan, Ravi Kishan's war of words on Bollywood's 'drug den'

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'Conspiracy to defame Maharashtra': Uddhav on furore over Kangana Ranaut's office demolition, Navy veteran assault

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People succeed in Bollywood due to talent, not religion: Shiv Sena

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Shiv Sainiks, who thrashed ex-Navy officer in Mumbai, get bail

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Amid war of words with Shiv Sena, Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut gets 'VIP' treatment: What does Y+ security mean?

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Undue importance being given to Kangana Ranaut's remarks: Sharad Pawar

Undue importance is being attached to the statements made by Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut, NCP chief Sharad Pawar said on Wednesday without naming her.
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Sena-ruled BMC faces flak over demolition at Kangana bungalow

The Shiv Sena-controlled Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Wednesday came in for flak after demolishing portions of the Bandra bungalow of Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut, with some critics..
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#DeathOfDemocracy trends on Twitter after BMC's demolition drive at Kangana Ranaut's Bandra office

A hashtag announcing the death of democracy started to trend no sooner Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) began demolishing the Bandra office of Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut.
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BMC starts demolition at Kangana Ranaut's bungalow in Mumbai: Latest developments

The Shiv Sena-controlled Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Wednesday started the demolition of what it had earlier termed as "illegal alterations" at the Bandra bungalow of Bollywood actress..
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Ahead of Mumbai visit, Kangana Ranaut given Y category security by Centre

Amid the war of words with Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut, the Centre on Monday gave Bollywood actor Kangana Ranaut Y-plus category security.
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Twitter in rage after Sanjay Raut calls Kangana Ranaut 'Haramkhor Ladki'; Swara Bhasker, Dia Mirza condemn politician

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NCB nabs 2, their supplier is said to have Bollywood links

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Urdu poet Rahat Indori passes away at 70 from heart attack

He wrote stirring couplets that even politicians quoted in Parliament. And his poems of ardour and abandon recited with trademark flamboyance made him a major crowd puller in the mushaira circuit...
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Sarkar Company announces financial plan to support hustlers to make it big in Bollywood

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CBI can't probe Sushant Singh Rajput's case without Maharashtra govt's consent, claims Rhea Chakraborty's lawyer

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'Paid followers' on social media: Bollywood, other high-profile personalities on Mumbai police radar

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India blacklists Pakistani organiser of Bollywood events in Houston

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'Aim is to entertain': Cinema to return to Kashmir soon with Valley's first multiplex

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Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput found dead in his Mumbai home

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Sonu Sood enacting a political script: Sena on helping migrants

Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on Sunday wondered whether the BJP propped up Bollywood actor Sonu Sood to "offer help" to migrant workers from north India stranded in Maharashtra amidst the lockdown,..
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Facebook signs licensing deal with century-old Indian music label

Facebook Inc has signed a global licensing deal with one of India's largest music labels, allowing users to choose from a large catalogue of Bollywood music for their Facebook and Instagram posts, the..
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Amazon Prime snags Bollywood premieres, angering theater owners

Amazon Prime Video, Amazon's streaming service, will screen several new Indian films originally meant for theatrical release this month, sparking protests from cinema owners as the novel coronavirus..
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PM Modi mourns demise of 'powerhouse of talent' Rishi Kapoor

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday expressed shock over the demise of veteran Bollywood actor Rishi Kapoor who passed away in the morning due to Leukemia.
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#MaskHaiNa: Mumbai Police tweets 'Main Hoon Na' scene to spread awareness about COVID-19

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Bollywood A-lister backs protesting students, faces boycott calls

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Director urges Bollywood stars to break silence over citizenship law, violence

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Shera, Salman Khan's security head, joins Shiv Sena

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In latest theatrics, Dhavan shreds 'Ram birthplace' map

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After row, Prasad withdraws remark on films & economy

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FIR against 50 celebrities for letter to PM on mob lynching

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Giant cake, news of Bollywood film mark Modi's birthday celebrations

Supporters of Narendra Modi cut a giant birthday cake for the Indian Prime Minister who turned 69 on Tuesday, saying he remained as popular as ever as a new Bollywood film on his life was announced.
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