100 Years of Indian Cinema: Dadasaheb Phalke

Niticentral Staff | Apr 01, 2013

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As Indian cinema turns 100 this year, it has continued to entertain every section of society with its exemplary work, which was evident in the movies that are produced. In this world, there are two types of people, one who follow the path of others and one who make their own path and the rest follow. Dadasaheb Phalke, also known as father of Indian cinema, carved a niche for himself and set an example for the generations to come. Born in the year 1913, he was the one who made India’s very first silent film “Raja Harishchandra”. Despite heavy odds and scathing criticisms, Phalke went ahead with his endeavors and made people realize the cultural and financial worth of the films. He made 95 movies and 26 short films in his career spanning 19 years. The Government of India introduced the Dadasaheb Phalke Awards in his honour. Though, we have entered a global era, and now Indian cinema is recognized in every corner of the world, but the hard work and sincere contribution of Dadasaheb Phalke will always be remembered and cherished.


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