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How many movies are released in India every year?

Question #2555. Asked by hey.
Last updated Dec 01 2016.

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Varies from year to year but India is the largest producer of films. In 1990 a record 948 films in 23 languages were produced in India.

May 18 2000, 1:07 PM
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India has the world's largest Film Industry where more than 700 feature films and 100 documentaries are produced each year. This huge industry supports thousands of technicians, artists, skilled and unskilled labour.


Feb 10 2008, 8:32 AM
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Over 1000 feature films are released in India every year. They include films in over 27 languages.
In fact, over 400 films released are in Hindi, the rest in other languages.
This page mentions that about 200 Hindi films A grade are released theatrically in Mumbai. Other films find release in small towns in single cinemas. (updated link has many facts and marketing figures- satguru)

Response last updated by satguru on Dec 01 2016.
Apr 01 2009, 6:20 AM
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