Definition of Kannywood in English:

Kannywood

Pronunciation /ˈkanēˌwo͝od/ /ˈkæniˌwʊd/

noun

  • The Nigerian Hausa-language movie industry, based in Kano.

    ‘I can assure you this is the biggest event in Kannywood’
    • ‘I will be acting with many Kannywood stars’

Origin

Early 21st century blend of Kano and Hollywood, on the pattern of Nollywood.