Important Events First film screening at Watson’s Hotel, Bombay, on 7 July, by the Lumiere cameraman Marius Sestier. The Madras Photographic Stores advertises imported ‘animated photograph
Debuts Suraiya as child artiste in Taj Mahal (1941).
Deaths Lara Lappa girl Meena Shorey of Ek Thi Ladki (1949) fame dies penniless on 13th September, 1987 in Lahore, Pakistan. Her burial is arranged with charity money. Actor and playback singer, Kishor
Deaths Actress Smita Patel, known for her contribution to parallel cinema and films such as Bhumika (1977), Bazaar (1982) and Mandi (1983), dies at the age of 31 on 13th December, 1986.
Deaths Sohrab Modi, director of films like Pukar (1939), Sikander (1941) and Mirza Ghalib (1954), passes away.
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