Tollywood has beaten its peers Kollywood and Bollywood and stood as No 1 in India in terms of number of films it produced. Out of 1966 films made in the country in April 2013- March 2014, 349 were in Telugu, 326 in Tamil and 263 in Hindi. However, during the previous year (2012-2013) while a total of 1724 films were made, 292 were in Tamil, 280 in Telugu and 255 in Hindi.
Thanks to digital filmmaking which revolutionized the film production and the way movies were made.
A total of 744 Celluloid films were made in country last year, whereas only 188 Celluloid films were made this year. While 1778 digital films were made this year, last time it was 980. This means, 798 more digital films were made this year compared to last year. Of course, Telugu films are in tune with the shifting. While it produced 334 digital films this time, the previous year the number was 187. All these make Telugu film industry No. 1 in India, followed by Tamil film industry and Hindi film industry.