Category: Silent

Raja Harishchandra (1913)

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On September 17, 2010

Commonly performed and often-filmed Mahabharata legend and Phalke’s first feature. The film is often celebrated for having inaugurated the Indian film industry following Phalke’s own claim to…

Pundalik (1912)

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On September 17, 2010

Often presented as the first Indian film. Usually credited to R.G. Torney, but recent research suggests he was only marginally involved. Made jointly by N.G. Chitre, the…