Bhojpuri cinema refers to films produced in the Bhojpuri language in the eastern Uttar Pradesh, western Bihar. The first Bhojpuri talkie film, Ganga Maiyya Tohe Piyari Chadhaibo was released in 1961 by Vishwanath Shahabadi. The 80’s showered the Bhojpuri people with many notable as well as run of the mill film like Bitia Bhail Sayan, Chandwa ke take Chakor, Hamar Bhauji, Ganga Kinare Mora Gaon and Sampoorna Tirth Yatra. The Bhojpuri cinema has grown in recent years. Bhojpuri movies works across various parts of Europe and Asia where second and third generation migrants still speak the language; and has one of the biggest concentrations of Bhojpuri-speaking people in its Surinamese minority. The industry is based in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh.

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