- a style of Indian popular vocal music accompanied by sitar and tabla and used in Indian films.
Origin of filmi
First recorded in 1985–90; ultimately derivative of English film
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- of or relating to the Indian film industry or Indian films
- containing the high drama typical of Indian films
Word Origin for filmi
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