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NPR's Eric Weiner reports on India's film industry - the largest in the world. "Bollywood" produces hundreds of schmaltzy musicals every year. So far, the audience has been limited to India and the diaspora. But now Bollywood is making its mark on the world stage, with an Oscar nominee, critically acclaimed films and a new Andrew Lloyd Webber musical. Some Western actors are even showing up in Bombay, hoping to get their big break.