The gross output of the television and film industry in India was estimated to be 4,210 billion Indian rupees in financial year 2022 . The value of the film industry in India in financial year 2020 was about 183 billion Indian rupees.
India is the world's largest producer of films. India has consistently been the world’s largest producer of films since 2007. At the same time, the country is the leading film market in terms of the number of tickets sold too. Due to the pandemic, 2020 and 2021 saw the number of films being produced to drastically dwindle. Revenues climbed to INR93 billion ($1.2 billion) but remained far below the pre-pandemic heights of INR191 billion ($2.5 billion). The sector is projected to grow to INR212 billion ($2.7 billion) by 2024.2021 Film Statistics
A total of 757 films were released in theatres in 2021 across languages. The highest number of films were released in the South Indian languages of Telugu (204) and Tamil (152) and 84 films were released in Bollywood- Hindi. The South Indian markets have a share of about 59% of the Indian Film Industry. In terms of revenue share, Telugu films accounted for 29%, Hindi 27%, Tamil 17% and Hollywood 11%.