Articles on Hindi Films

Compiling Data of Indian Films

Har Mandir Singh "Hamraaz"

Compiler, Hindi Film Geet Kosh

As you are aware, India leads in the world by producing highest number of films on celluloid.  While 36,000 (approximately) Indian talkie films have been censored till date, it is a pity that no proper arrangement has been made at government or personal level to keep record of data of films produced on celluloid.

Some not too well-known actors

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[Gallery 1 here Photos of Actors 1]

Thanks to Sudarshan Talwar of  Kolkata, here is an article of Ms Firoza Master, actress, wife of the veteran director Homi Master.

Firoza Master 

I have also added a photo of her with Hari Shivdasani from Shree 420 to the gallery.





A Year in Hindi Movies 1931

The year 1931 will be remembered for the year in which the first Hindi talkie was released. The movie was AALAM AARA with the following "P-stats":

Producer: Imperial Movietone, Bombay Director: Ardeshir M. Irani Music: Pirojshah Mistry Lyricist: unknown Screenplay: A. M. Irani Dialogs: Joseph David