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India's first talkie film 'Alam Ara' marks its 85th anniversary
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85 years of 'Alam Ara': How India's first talkie paved the way...

When the first talkie - Ardeshir Irani's 'Alam Ara' came out on March 14 1931, India was already familiar with the concept of feature films. In fact a flourishing film industry already existed post the success of 'Raja Harishchandra'. Filmmakers ... IBNLive, 1 month ago

Barbad Awards granted to best Iranian albums and musicians

Barbad awards were given to the best albums and musicians in varied fields of music for the first time during the closing ceremonies of 31st Fajr Music Festival. The ceremony was attended by Iran's Culture Minister Ali Jannati, a number of other ...
 Iran Daily2 months ago
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Flashback with Mumbai's first cinema halls

Prev By Dipanjan Sinha | Posted 4 hours A walk along South-Central Mumbai where theatres presented Raja Harishchandra this week in 1913 The soul of a city lies in its past. In the answer to the question: What happened here? This answer ...
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A showcase of Parsi traders and community in India

NEW DELHI: Contributions of the micro minority community of Parsis in India is showcased through an exhibition that has opened at the National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA) here. "Painted Encounters: Parsi Traders and the Community" is a ...
 Economic Times1 month ago
Hindustan Times

No print of Alam Ara available

No print of Alam Ara, India's first talkie which pioneered song-and-dance routines in Hindi cinema exists today. The black-and-white classic opened on March 14, 1931. "Alam Ara pioneered something extraordinary, it should have been preserved like ...
 Mumbai Mirror1 month ago SHOCKING REVELATION on film's 85th Anniversary  Greater Kashmir1 month ago 85th anniv: 'Alam Ara' should have been preserved like the Taj  Press Trust of India1 month ago No print of Alam Ara available: Whose fault is this?  Hindustan Times1 month ago
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