Timeline

September 2010

Bollywood – Year by Year – 1926

By |September 20th, 2010|

Births
Noor Jehan (singer/actress) – September 21st, 1926 [Please note that her Year of Birth is disputed. 1922, 1926 and 1929 are the Years of her Birth listed by different sources).

Bollywood – Year by Year – 1922

By |September 20th, 2010|

Births
Dilip Kumar (actor/producer) – 11th December – 1922

Bollywood – Year by Year – 1923

By |September 20th, 2010|

Births
Dev Anand (actor/director/producer) – 26th September – 1923

Bollywood – Year by Year – 1924

By |September 20th, 2010|

Births
Raj Kapoor (actor/director/producer) – 14th December – 1924

Bollywood – Year by Year – 1913

By |September 17th, 2010|

Important Events

India’s first full-length, totally indigenous story film, Raja Harishchandra (Silent, 1913), is made by Dada Saheb D.G. Phalke. Supported by his devoted wife Saraswati, D.G. Phalke lays the foundation for regular film production in India.

Phalke’s Raja Harishchandra opens on 21st April to a […]

Bollywood – Year by Year – 1912

By |September 17th, 2010|

Important Events

Feature film production in India begins with Dada Saheb R.G. Torney’s – Pundalik (Silent, 1912), a devotional subject adapted from a popular stage play. For decades Indian Cinema will follow this pattern of filmmaking.

Bollywood – Year by Year – 1911

By |September 17th, 2010|

Important Events
George V visits Delhi. The grand Durbar is India’s first extensively filmed public event, shot by Hiralal Sen, Bourne & Shepherd, Gaumont, Imperial Bioscope, S. N. Patankar and J.F. Madan.

Anadi Bose, Debi Ghosh and others start the Aurora Cinema Co. showing films […]

Bollywood – Year by Year – 1910

By |September 17th, 2010|

Important Events
Dadasaheb Phalke attends a screening of The Life of Christ at P. B. Mehta’s America-India Cinema.

Bollywood – Year by Year – 1909

By |September 17th, 2010|

Important Events
The Amateur Dramatic Association is started in Bangalore, associated with playwright T. P. Kailasam and stage actor-director Ballari Raghava, bringing modernism to Kannada theatre.

Performance in Bengal of Dwijendralal Roy’s historical, Shah Jehan. Together with Rana Pratapsingha (1904), Durgadas (1906), Noor Jehan (1907) and […]

Bollywood – Year by Year – 1908

By |September 17th, 2010|

Important Events
Abdulally Esoofally, a South Asian and Singaporean travelling showman, starts exhibiting in India.