Music is a human expression in the medium of time using the structures of sounds or tones and silence. The origins of Indian classical music (marga), the classical music of India, can be found from the oldest of scriptures, part of the Hindu tradition, the Vedas. Samaveda, one of the four vedas describes music at length.
The two main streams of Indian classical music are Hindustani music, from North India, and Carnatic music from South India.
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Nineteen thirty-one saw the emergence of talking pictures in the regional languages of South India with the release of Kalidas, primarily in Tamil, and Bhakta Prahlada in Telugu. In 1934, the first talkies in Kannada appeared: Sathi Sulochana, followed by Bhakta Dhruva (aka Dhruva Kumar).
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The Indian film industry, famously known as Bollywood, is the largest in the world, and has major film studios in Mumbai (Bombay), Calcutta, Chennai, Bangalore and Hyderabad.
India was first exposed to the cinema in 1896, when the Lumiere Brothers' cinematographer unveiled six soundless short films at Watson Hotel in Bombay. Early Indian talkies adopted Hindi as the language of choice, and it remains to this day, the language of Bollywood films