It’s not only Indian people who are die-hard fans of Hindi movies, but there are also fan following across the World. Here is a list of countries who not only love watching Bollywood movies but also are a huge fan of our B-town actors:
Popularity of Bollywood movies in other countries
Bollywood movies have become part and parcel in the lives of Chinese people. Hindi films have managed to win over the hearts of the Chinese. People in China accept the new age Indian movies as their favourite. Apparently, Hindi films are in high demand there. Movies like Dangal, Secret Superstar, Toilet- Ek Prem Katha received a massive success in the Chinese Box Office.
Pakistan is a huge fan of Indian movies, celebrities and songs. Many Indian superstars like Amitabh Bachchan, Shahrukh Khan, Salman Khan, Katrina Kaif, Kareena Kapoor and others have already achieved the stature of national icons there.
There is a massive craze of our movies among Afghanistanis. Did you know that in the 1990s, Afghanistan has been the highest foreign grosser of Hindi films? Afghanistan people enjoy music, dance and drama in true Bollywood style.
Hindi films were top-rated in Egypt in the 1980s. Even now there were a lot of appreciations of Hindi movie song and dance among Egyptian people. But due to the vast popularity of Indian cinemas there, the local film industry of Egypt was facing poor revenues. This is why the Egyptian government was forced to stop the screening of Indian movies. Henceforth, after 25 years, the best of Bollywood movies are now shown in Egypt.
Hard to imagine but yes, Nigeria, especially the Muslim population of this African country, loves watching Bollywood movies. The Nigerians have been watching Hindi movies since the 1960s. Even now, Shah Rukh Khan, Hrithik Roshan, and other Indian superstars are a craze among the young crowd there.