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Dadasaheb Phalke: Some lesser known facts about the father of Indian cinema

In 1913, producer-director-screenwriter Dadasaheb Phalke gave Indian Cinema its first silent film Raja Harishchandra. The movie captured the imagination of thousands of Indians, who were delighted with the subject he chose for the film and the smooth trick photography and technology that was used.

Who was Dadasaheb Phalke?

Dadasaheb Phalke possessed the mind of an artist much before he began to make films. He had been a photographer. He studied engineering and sculpture. It was only after watching a silent film The Life of Christ that he got interested in motion pictures.

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Lata Mangeshkar pays her respects to Dadasaheb Phalke

Lata Mangeshkar paid tributes to cinema legend Dadasaheb Phalke, known as the father of Indian cinema, on his 146th birth anniversary on Saturday (April 30).

Amitabh Bachchan unveils Dadasaheb Phalke mural in Mumbai

A life-size mural of father of Indian cinema, Dadasaheb Phalke, was inaugurated on Thursday by Amitabh Bachchan.

Phalke Mural to be Unveiled Today

The mural is a part of the ongoing St+Art Mumbai festival.

Gulzar to be honoured with Dadasaheb Phalke Award

Veteran film lyricist and director Gulzar has been chosen for Dadasaheb Phalke Award for the year 2013.

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The Celluloid Man

Celluloid, a Malayalam film to be screened at Pune International Film Festival, looks at the life of J C Daniel, who is known as the father of Malayalam cinema.

The Celluloid Man

Celluloid,a Malayalam film to be screened at the Pune International Film Festival.

Theatre of Life

Kamal Swaroop’s Rangbhoomi,which premieres at the ongoing Rome International Film Festival,throws light on a turbulent phase in Dadasaheb Phalke’s career

Finding Phalke

Kamal Swaroop’s Rangbhoomi,which premieres at the ongoing Rome International Film Festival,throws light on a turbulent phase in Dadasaheb Phalke’s life.

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