Definition of Lollywood in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈlɒliwʊd/


A name for the Pakistani popular film industry, based in Lahore.
Example sentences
  • While Bollywood, which is based in Bombay, thrives, Pakistan's industry, based in Lahore and called Lollywood, is on the wane.
  • The magazine also delves into the Indian film industry's less-than-stellar counterpart in Pakistan, dubbed Lollywood.
  • Based in Lahore, the film industry is affectionately known as Lollywood.


1990s: blend of Lahore and Bollywood.

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Line breaks: Lolly|wood

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