Definition of Kollywood in English:

Kollywood

Pronunciation /ˈkälēˌwo͝od/ /ˈkɑliˌwʊd/

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noun

  • The Tamil-language film industry, based in the Kodambakkam neighborhood of Chennai (Madras) in the Indian state Tamil Nadu.

    ‘Kollywood is ready to welcome a new kind of film that Tamil audiences are not used to’
    • ‘she will be making her Kollywood debut as the female lead’

Origin

1990s blend of Kodambakkam and Hollywood, on the pattern of Bollywood.