Bollywood Hungama

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Bollywood Hungama
Bollywoodhungamalogo.png
Type of site
Reviews/ratings for Bollywood movies
Available in English
Owner Hungama Digital Media Entertainment
Website www.bollywoodhungama.com
Alexa rankDecrease Positive.svg 10,523 (January 2019) [1]
CommercialYes
RegistrationFree/subscription
Launched16 June 1998;20 years ago (1998-06-16)
Current statusOnline

Bollywood Hungama (previously known as IndiaFM or IndiaFM.com) is a Bollywood entertainment website, [2] [3] owned by Hungama Digital Media Entertainment, which acquired this Bollywood portal in 2000.

Bollywood Hindi language film industry

Hindi cinema, often metonymously referred to as Bollywood, and formerly known as Bombay cinema, is the Indian Hindi-language film industry, based in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. The term being a portmanteau of "Bombay" and "Hollywood". As India is a multi-lingual society with variety of languages spoken by its residents, multiple language films are churned out in their native languages by film industries such as Hindi-language film industry, Tamil film industry (Kollywood), Telugu film industry ('Tollywood') and others, together combined they form the massive Indian Cinema, the largest film industry in the world.

Hungama Digital Media is a company headquartered in Mumbai. The company was first launched in 1999 by Ashish Kacholia, Hiren Ved, Lashit Sanghvi, Rakesh Jhunjhunwala, and Neeraj Roy as an online promotions agency. The company has since grown to where they also serve as an aggregator, developer, publisher, and distributor of Bollywood and Asian entertainment.

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