India’s answer to the Hollywood is its own movie producing industry, popularly known as Bollywood . A typical Bollywood films features song and dance routines. Most Bollywood films have at least 3-5 playback songs, which become immensely popular amongst the audience. At one time, Bollywood films were restricted to India alone, but with the world becoming more of a global community, Bollywood films are shown and enjoyed everywhere!
To target this huge population of Bollywood music listeners the world over and of course in India, mobile phone companies developed ringtones based on Bollywood music and films. Ringtones, as we know, are the alert sounds produced by the mobile phone at the time of an incoming call. Ringtones can be a distinctive tone, sound or even an actual song. Most phones have monophonic and polyphonic sounds but some more modern phones also feature real sound tones, which means you can use the actual song as your ringtone.
Free Bollywood ringtones are available from many Web sites and service providers. They are mainly targeted at Indians, Indians living abroad and of course those who simply enjoy Bollywood music. You need to register at these sites and select the Bollywood ringtone that you like. The portal will send you the ringtone via SMS text messaging, which you can then save as your personalized ringtone. You could also save songs from your computer’s hard drive directly onto your phone and use it as a ringtone, as long as your phone is compatible with polyphonic tunes and real tone sounds.
With the vast popularity of Bollywood songs and with the rapid growth of mobile phone coverage in the Indian Sub-continent, most ringtone providers are offering mobile phone ringtones totally free of cost. So make a public style statement about your musical preference by selecting a Bollywood ringtone and stand out in the crowd!
by Thomas Morva