Bollywood refers to Hindi Film Industry which is the largest film industry in India and one of the biggest film inustry in the world. Bollywood is an amlagamation of Bombay(former name for Mumbai) and Hollywood. Unlike Hollywood Bollywood does not exist as a physical place.
Bollywood movies or hindi movies are usually thorough entertainers mixed with romance, drama, action, music, dance and a happy ending. Music plays a very important part in hindi movies.
Heroes in hindi movies are usually unambiguously good, while the villains of hindi films are unambiguously bad. This trend has changed in the recent past and more naturality is given to characters of hindi films
Hindi films are mostly superstar centric.Leading male actors of bollywood are Amitabh Bacchan, Sharukh Khan, Aamir Khan, Salman Khan, Hrithik Roshan, Abhishek Bacchan, Ajay Devgan and Sanjay Dutt. Prominent among the upcoming younger stars are Imran Khan, Harman Baweja, Ranbir Kapoor and Neil Nitin Mukesh.
Leading female artists of bollywood are Aishwarya Rai, Priyanka Chopra, Kareena Kapoor, Katrina Kaif, Bipasha Basu, Kangana Ranaut and Deepika Padukone.