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Kollywood

(ˈkɒlɪˌwʊd)
n
informal the Tamil-language film industry, based at Kodambakkam in S India
[C20: a blend of Kodambakkam + Hollywood; compare Bollywood]
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This biopic will first be released in Tamil with Kollywood superstar Vijay Sethupathi playing the role of the off-spinner and also in other Indian languages and Sinhala too.
After enthralling the viewers with the sequel version of Kollywood's horror-thriller 'Devi', Tamannaah recently made heads turn with 'Khamoshi'.
Instances of film stars from Bollywood, Kollywood and Tollywood making a mark for themselves in politics have not been rare.
Similar neologisms have been coined for the Tamil film industry, like Kollywood.
Chennai: The way to the seat of power in Tamil Nadu is through Kollywood, goes the saying.
It is not known if there will be an Indian reception for her industry friends in Kollywood andBollywood.
In a country obsessed with cinema, the adoration shown to actors in the Tamil film industry, or Kollywood, might exceed all others.
India's other movie industries --including Kollywood, Mollywood and Tollywood, which produce films in the Tamil, Malayalam and Telugu languages, respectively --are also starting to open up about the treatment of women in the business.
The film star is in town today with Kamal Haasan and more than 250 South Indian artistes for tomorrow's Natchatira Vizha 2018 - Malaysia's first major Kollywood concert.
Bollywood, Tollywood and Kollywood Many people mistakenly use Bollywood as a synonym to Indian movie.
Celebrities like Kollywood actor Mr Jeeva, South Indian Film producers like Mr Gnanavel Raja (Studio Green), Mr Shibu Thameen (Irumugan, Puli fame) and Mr Sathish (Naduvula Konjam Pakkatha Kaanum), director Mr DK, cameraman Mr R D Rajashekhar (Akira fame), Film actor Mr Ravichandar and his wife, Mrs Lakshmi Ravichandar, music director Mr Nivas and CEO of Bosskey TV - Mr Haricharan, also attended the event.
En effet, le film indien, qu'il soit de Bollywood ou d'ailleurs( Kollywood, Tollywood, Malluwood-) se distingue des films egyptiens ou hollywoodiens par un certain nombre de caracteristiques dont les plus saillantes semblent etre les suivantes : - le melange des genres, des passions epiques et des recits archetypiques.