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    Kollywood: Kathmandu Hollywood

    Nepal has been historically ruled by an oppressive Monarchy that censored films up until the early 2000's. After the Monarchy was overthrown in 2006, a new film scene blossomed, bringing forward new directors and talent. Now in major cities like Kathmandu, this new industry is tossing aside cues from Bollywood to create their own voice some call Kollywood, a portmanteau of Kathmandu and Hollywood.Nov 9, 201610 minsTV14Nepal has been historically ruled by an oppressive Monarchy that censored films up until the early 2000's. After the Monarchy was overthrown in 2006, a new film scene blossomed, bringing forward new directors and talent. Now in major cities like Kathmandu, this new industry is tossing aside cues from Bollywood to create their own voice some call Kollywood, a portmanteau of Kathmandu and Hollywood.Nov 9, 201610 minsTV14