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Dhallywood (Bengali: ঢালিউড) is the informal term popularly used for the Bengali-language film industry based in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Dhallywood is the largest film Industry in Bangladesh and one of the major centers of film production in South Asia. The word "Dhallywood" is a portmanteau of the words Dhaka and Hollywood.[1][2]

Film production and distribution house[edit]

There are more than 100 production houses in the Bangladeshi film industry, but few have managed to be successful in the market. Such production houses and distribution houses have helped Bangladeshi movies to reach a national and international platform, releasing films and distributing them to audiences overseas. Some well-known production houses in the Bangladeshi cinema include, Impress Telefilm Ltd., Monsoon Films, Jaaz Multimedia, Tiger Media Limited, The Abhi Pictures, Fatman Films and others.

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Notable films[edit]


Cult films[edit]

Modern era films[edit]

Commercial successes[edit]

Major events[edit]



Film education[edit]

See also[edit]


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  2. ^ Average national film production, Cinema Statistics, Institute for Statistics, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, 2009
  3. ^ "Shakib, Apu bag best actor awards". Daily Sun. Dhaka. 2013-07-09. Archived from the original on 2013-12-16. 
  4. ^ "দুই ছবিতে সাইমন". Daily Manobkantha. Retrieved 2013-05-09. 
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  6. ^ আবার মৌসুমী. Prothom Alo. Retrieved 2013-11-14. 
  7. ^ চলচ্চিত্রে আলোচিত ৫ নায়িকার দৌড় চলছে এখন!. Ittefaq. 
  8. ^ "আলিশা প্রধান আসছে রুপালি পর্দায় ১০০ প্রেক্ষাগৃহে" [Alisha Pradhan Debut in Silver Screen]. Jaijaidin. 
  9. ^ "মা হোসনা প্রধান, প্রযোজকের হাতে অভিষেক মেয়ে আলিশার" [Producer Hosna Pradhan Introduces her Daughter Alisha To film Industry]. 
  10. ^ ছবি বানাতে টাকার চেয়ে বেশি দরকার মেধা : মোস্তফা সরয়ার ফারুকী [Pictures need more than talent to make money: Mostafa Sarwar Farooqi]. bdnews24.com. 2008-10-08. Archived from the original on 2011-11-01. Retrieved 2012-11-16. 
  11. ^ http://www.poriborton.com/dhallywood/43904
  12. ^ http://www.dhallywood24.net/?page_id=4&movie_id=4524
  13. ^ http://www.poriborton.com/dhallywood/43904
  14. ^ http://www.poriborton.com/dhallywood/43904
  15. ^ http://www.poriborton.com/dhallywood/43904
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  17. ^ "Mukh O Mukhosh". bfa.gov.bd. Archived from the original on 29 November 2014. Retrieved 14 November 2014. 
  18. ^ "Tareque Masud and Muktir Gaan". news.priyo.com. Retrieved 3 July 2013. 
  19. ^ "Muktir Gaan". idfa.nl. Retrieved 3 July 2013. 
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