Telugu cinema

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Promotional poster of Bhakta Prahlada the first Telugu full length Sound film produced and directed by H. M. Reddy

Telugu Cinema (Telugu: తెలుగు సినీపరిశ్రమ), means movies and movie-making in the Telugu language. Another word for Telugu Cinema is Tollywood. This is portmanteau made of the words "Telugu" and "Hollywood".

Tollywood movies are produced in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana states in the Republic Of India.