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If you want to learn about serious film making, go elsewhere, but if you want to taste Bollywood kitsch come to Ramoji.
Mumbai has Bollywood, but Hyderabad has Ramoji film city. It's an Indian theme park that mirrors the efforts of MGM at Disney World or Universal at Orlando.
We don't know a thing about Indian movies but it's fun to see the Indian tourists get excited by a movie set that they recognize.
More interesting is the Indian version of America's Wild West. Around here all Indian's seem to think of American history as shoot-em-up gunfighting. That's