Cinema of India

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Cinema of India
No. of screens9,382 (2022)[1]
 • Per capita6 per million (2021)[2]
Produced feature films (2021-22)[3]
Total2886 Increase
Number of admissions (2016)[4]
 • Per capita1.69
National films1,713,600,000 Increase
Gross box office (2022)[7]
Total15,000 crore[5]
National films$2.1 billion (2015)[6]

The cinema of India includes movies produced in India. It has been around since the early 20th century. Movies made in India are popular in the Middle East, South Asia, and Western countries like the United Kingdom and the United States as well as India. In 2010 India produced the most films, even more then Hollywood and China.[8]

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  1. "India: number of cinema screens 2022". Statista. Retrieved 17 February 2024.
  2. "Feature films: Cinema infrastructure – Capacity". UNESCO Institute for Statistics. UNESCO. Retrieved 7 May 2019.
  3. "Indian Feature Films Certified in 2021—22" (PDF). Film Federation of India. Retrieved 8 September 2022.
  4. "Culture: Feature Films". UNESCO Institute for Statistics. 2015. Archived from the original on 3 November 2013. Retrieved 7 May 2019.
  5. Jacob, Shine (19 April 2023). "South Indian films outshine others in 2022, may maintain trend in 2023: CII". Business Standard. Retrieved 12 August 2023.
  6. "Indian film industry's gross box office earnings may reach $3.7 billion by 2020: Report – Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis". 26 September 2016.
  7. "India Box Office collections: Regional cinema led by Tamil movies overtakes Bollywood". The Financial Express. 2020. Retrieved 17 February 2024.
  8. "Chinese film industry races close to Bollywood". The Times Of India. 10 January 2011.