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Indian Firsts in Film History

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People who added this item 8 Average listal rating (3 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 6.5
First Silent Film and First Full-length Indian Feature Film to be made by Dadasaheb Phalke
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People who added this item 3 Average listal rating (1 ratings) 10 IMDB Rating 7.6
Alam Ara (1931)
First Sound Film, directed by Ardeshir Irani
First Talkie Actress:Zubeida
De de khuda ke naam per - The first song of the Indian cinema
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Kisan Kanya (1937)
First Colour film directed by Moti B. Gidvani
Film made entirely in India, was processed and printed in Germany
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Neecha Nagar (1946)
First Indian cinema to get Palme d'Or at Cannes Film Festival
Directed by Chetan Anand
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Shyamchi Aai (1953)
First Indian cinema to get Golden Lotus Award for Best Film at the National Film Awards in 1954.
Shyamchi Aai is a Marathi film , directed by P.K.Atre.
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First Film to win highest number of international awards 11 awards, including Cannes.

Oscar for Lifetime Achievement: Director Satyajit Ray (1992)

Films to be considered as All-Time 100 best movies: Apu Trilogy (Pather Panchali, Aparajito (1956) and Apur Sansar(1959)) by Satyajit Ray
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Mother India (1957)
First Oscar Nomination for Best Foreign Language Film

The film ranks among the all-time Indian box office hits and has been described as "an all-time Indian blockbuster" and "perhaps India's most revered film".
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First 75 mm Cinema scope film
India's equivalent of "Sunset Boulevard"
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Mughal-E-Azam (1960)
First Colorized film: Mughal-e-Azam in 2004 (the original black-and-white version was released in 1960)

During the re-release the film ran for 25 weeks and probably there is no other example of any film running for 25 weeks in its re-release.
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Yaadein (1964)
Guinness Book of World Records in the category Fewest actors in a narrative film: Yaadein (1964) directed and acted by Sunil Dutt
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Gandhi (1982)
First Oscar for Best Costume Design: Bhanu Athaiya for Best Costume Design
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Padayottam (1982)
First Indian 70 mm film: A Malayalam film
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Hum Log (1984)
Sponsored Hindi TV serial, started on July 7, 1984, was also the first soap opera of India, ran for 156 episodes
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First 3-D film: A Malayalam film, produced in 1984, dubbed in Hindi as Chhota Chetan.
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First Hindi film screened at the United Nations on 10 November 2006
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Music director to win an Oscar and first double Oscar winner-Mr. A. R. Rahman
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Dasavatharam (2008)
Kamal Hasan An actor to enact 10 roles
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This is a list of firsts in Film And TV in India.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Firsts_in_India#Film_and_TV

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Posted: 6 years, 3 months ago at Mar 21 7:15
Gr8 List :)!
Posted: 6 years, 3 months ago at Mar 26 9:52
An interesting list. Good ;)
Posted: 6 years, 3 months ago at Mar 26 10:57
Maybe You Should Include Mahal (1949), Which Is Considered India's First Horror Film!
Posted: 5 years, 5 months ago at Jan 13 23:03
Gandhi isn't an Indian film, it's a British film. Bhanu Atheya is definitely Indian :)
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Posted: 4 years, 3 months ago at Mar 7 18:40
good job
Posted: 3 years, 11 months ago at Jul 18 3:57
new facts..

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