Tollywood


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Tollywood

(ˈtɒlɪˌwʊd)
n
1. the Telugu-language film industry, based in the state of Andhra Pradesh in SE India
2. the Bengali-language film industry, based in Tollygunge in E India
[C20: a blend of Telugu (or Tollygunge) + Hollywood; compare Bollywood]
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