The father of Indian Cinema 'Dadasaheb Phalke' was born in Mumbai on 30 April 1870. He made the first Indian feature film Raja Harishchandra in 1913. In the memory of this legendary filmmaker, Dadasaheb Phalke Award was started in 1969.
Many prestigious film festivals are organised at global level that not just to promote meaningful films but also gives cinema lovers an opportunity to watch films of different nationalities. In this article, we are discuss the world’s famous and prestigious international film festivals which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.
At present, the total revenue of the Indian film industry is Rs. 13,800 crore. But do you know that how Box office collection is calculated? If not, then read this article to understood that how the total collection of a film is calculated.
In the 89th Oscar Award ceremony which was organized in Los Angeles, "Moonlight" was awarded for the "Best Film Award", while "La La Land" was rewarded in six categories, including "Best Director" and "Best Actress". In this article we are giving a list of Indians or persons of Indian origin who are awarded or nominated in Oscar award ceremony.
The word ‘wood’ is used in major film industries like Hollywood, Tollywood, Bollywood etc. Do you know the reason behind it? An American film Industry which was named after the district called Hollywood the central region of Los Angeles, California (US) and Bollywood emerged its name by simply replacing ‘H’ from Hollywood with ‘B’, the first letter from Bombay.