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REMEMBERING DADASAHEB PHALKE ON HIS 152ND BIRTH ANNIVERSARY, FATHER OF INDIAN CINEMA

by Rishika Choudhury

Date & Time: Apr 30, 2022 7:00 AM

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Highlights:

• The birth anniversary is celebrated on 30 April.
• Great Indian producer known as " The Father of Indian Cinema"

We celebrate birth anniversary of Dhundiraj Govind Phalke popularly known as Dadasaheb Phalke,on 30 April. He is popularly known as “Father of Indian Cinema”.

Who was the legend!

Dhundiraj Govind phalke popularly known as Dadasaheb phalke was an Indian producer director, who was also known as the "The Father of Indian Cinema”. He was also a screenwriter, an editor, an art director, costume designer, and a makeup artist by profession. It was believed that he was the one who created the interest for cinema among people.

Dadasaheb Phalke’s Contribution to Indian Cinema

Dadasaheb Phalke has contributed a lot to Indian cinemas. Raja Harischandra was the first Indian movie debuted by him which was released in1913 and that movie is now known as India's first full length featured film. He made 95 featured length films and 27 short film in his career. Some of his great works includes Mohini Bhasmasur (1913), Satyavan Savitri(1914), Lanka Dahan(1917), Shakuntala(1920) etc. The Indian government instituted the Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 1969, an award presented annually by the President of India for lifetime contribution to Indian Cinema.

Also Read: DADASAHEB PHALKE AWARDS: RANVEER SINGH RECEIVES THE BEST ACTOR AWARD

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