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Friday, 3 May 2013

100 Years of Indian Cinema



100 years ago today the first Indian-made film, Raja Harishchandra was screened in Bombay.

This is what India's greatest screenwriter Javed Akhtar has to say on contemporary Indian film (which has shifted from a focus on the poor exploited by the rich in the 1950s to a celebration of the rich and famous now).




Raja Harishchandra

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