Whenever you hear a mention about Hollywood, you immediately correlate it with famous people; celebrities from all domains, such as movies, soap-operas, music, television documentaries and many others live here. Because of Hollywood, Los Angeles has become much more notorious than it had ever been before.
Hollywood gives the trend in the movie industry, in the music industry and in television or even radio broadcast. It is the place where celebrities live, work, study, shop and so on. That is why Hollywood’s cultural identity is now considered as being the same with the history of movie making and the show biz industry in general.
Hollywood is situated just west-northwest of downtown of Los Angeles. It is also referred to as “Tinseltown”, because of all the glamour of the movie industry, and it is probably the most notorious district in the entire world. Even though some of the most famous movie studios have moved to other parts of Los Angeles or even to other cities, it has still managed to maintain its glitz and it is a very popular tourist destination.
And if you are a tourist, this glamorous district of Los Angeles has plenty of things to offer. There are many places to visit if you ever decide to go to Hollywood; the majority of Hollywood theaters are still being used as venues and concert stages, and most theatrical releases are hosted there.
The Academy Awards (or famous Oscars) are also held here, in the prestigious theatre rooms that are notorious all over the world. One of the most famous places in Hollywood is the so called Hollywood Walk of Fame, where you can search for the stars of your favorite movie stars; you can search for the names of your famous celebrities and take fabulous pictures.
The Hollywood Walk of Fame was first created in 1958, and the first star was placed there two years later, in 1960; it was thought to be a tribute brought to artists performing in the entertainment industry.
It was believed that there were artists who had performed in movies and plays or had dedicated their lives to other domains of the entertainment industry; all there people had to be rewarded somehow, as their contribution to the industry development was appreciated. They had turned the entertainment industry into something at the huge scale it is today.
The Walk of Fame attributes stars even nowadays, to artists and performers who show a remarkable career development and a great contribution to the development of their field of activity. When receiving a star, a celebrity also receives it thanks to their charitable and civic contribution.
In this fast growing world, Bollywood is next top rated film industry with some of its excellent stars like Aishwarya Rai, Katrina Kaif, Deepika Padukone, and Kajal Agarwal. The Bollywood New Movies are being made on with a touch of Hollywood in them, which shows that soon Bollywood will reach the position, equal to Hollywood.