/ (ˈtɒlɪˌwʊd) /
the Telugu-language film industry, based in the state of Andhra Pradesh in SE India
the Bengali-language film industry, based in Tollygunge in E India
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Word Origin for Tollywood
C20: a blend of Telugu (or Tollygunge) + Hollywood; compare Bollywood
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