Sunday, Dec 04, 2022

Dadasaheb Phalke


Dadasaheb Phalke birth anniversary: The man who brought movie magic to India, captured in Harishchandrachi Factory

April 30, 2022 8:11 am

On Father of Indian cinema, Dadasaheb Phalke's 152nd birth anniversary, here's revisiting Harishchandrachi Factory. The film chronicles Phalke's journey of making the first motion picture in India.

Dialogues From The Bygone Era: NFAI’s Oral History Project released on Phalke’s birth anniversary

May 01, 2021 1:37 pm

Apart from Subbulakshmi’s three hour and forty-five minutes audio interview, the National Film Archive of India (NFAI) published about 8000 minutes of veteran film artists from the Indian film industry, in continuum of the 150th birth anniversary of Father of Indian cinema, Dadasaheb Phalke.

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

April 30, 2018 2:31 pm

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?

April 30, 2018 10:15 am

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.

Lata Mangeshkar pays her respects to Dadasaheb Phalke

April 30, 2016 5:49 pm

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

December 12, 2014 10:55 am

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

Phalke Mural to be Unveiled Today

December 11, 2014 2:15 am

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

Gulzar to be honoured with Dadasaheb Phalke Award

April 12, 2014 4:35 pm

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

The Celluloid Man

January 07, 2014 3:42 pm

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

January 02, 2014 3:37 am

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