Tollywood regains lost glory, stands at 2nd

The vibrant Telugu film industry has done it. While there has been a decline in the total number of feature films produced in the country, Telugu films have registered a positive growth.

Telugu films have edged out Kollywood to occupy the second position after Bollywood in terms of number of films produced in the year 2011. Not only that, while there has been less number of Hindi and Tamil films produced, when compared to last few years, only Telugu films have raced ahead with an increase in the number of films produced.

The Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) came out with its annual report for the year 2011 on Tuesday. According to the latest statistics, with a total of 206 Hindi films, Bollywood retained its top position. With a total of 192 Telugu films, Tollywood occupied the second position and with 185 films, Kollywood finished third.