Definition of Lollywood in English:



  • A name for the Pakistani popular film industry, based in Lahore.

    • ‘Based in Lahore, the film industry is affectionately known as Lollywood.’
    • ‘Organisers promise ‘a fusion of film’ from around the world, with shades of Hollywood, Bollywood and Lahore-based Lollywood.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘Veering towards Lollywood, Moin says he doesn't watch Pakistani movies because he hasn't heard much appreciation about the local stuff.’


1990s: blend of Lahore and Bollywood.