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The name "Bollywood" is a portmanteau derived from Bombay (the former name for Mumbai) and Hollywood (in California ), the center of the American film industry . [17] The naming scheme for "Bollywood" was inspired by "Tollywood", the name that was used to refer to the cinema of West Bengal . Dating back to 1932, "Tollywood" was the earliest Hollywood-inspired name , referring to the Bengali film industry based in Tollygunge (in Calcutta , West Bengal ), whose name is reminiscent of "Hollywood" and was the centre of the cinema of India at the time. [18] It was this "chance juxtaposition of two pairs of rhyming syllables," Holly and Tolly, that led to the portmanteau name "Tollywood" being coined. The name "Tollywood" went on to be used as a nickname for the Bengali film industry by the popular Calcutta-based Junior Statesman youth magazine, establishing a precedent for other film industries to use similar-sounding names, eventually leading to the coining of "Bollywood". [19] "Tollywood" is now also popularly used to refer to the Telugu film industry in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh .

Andaz Apna Apna opened with a dismal collection at the box office, but over the years its popularity grew to unimaginable levels, with many rating it as one of the finest comedy films ever made in Indian cinema, catapulting it into cult status today.


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