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7 firsts of Indian Cinema you didn’t know about

Indian Cinema since its inception has covered milestones when it comes to acting, color movies, choreography and shooting abroad, Here are some of the first of India Cinema, first movie, first talkie you probably didn’t know about:

News Nation Bureau | Updated : 03 February 2016, 10:55:57 PM
Raja Harishchandra- first Indian film

Raja Harishchandra- first Indian film

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Raja Harishchandra made in 1913 was only one print of the film and was made and shown at the Coronation Cinematograph.
Alam Ara- first Indian Talkie

Alam Ara- first Indian Talkie

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Alam Ara in 1931 gave the medium of cinema a voice and the film took months to make because of hazardous recording conditions
Kisan Kanya- first color movie

Kisan Kanya- first color movie

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Kisan Kanya in 1937 was the first color movie of Indian Cinema. The film was not a commercial success but is remembered for being the country’s first colour film
Dhoop Chhaon - first playback song

Dhoop Chhaon - first playback song

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This became the first movie in which first playback song was introduced in Indian cinema
1942: A Love Story- first Dolby sound film

1942: A Love Story- first Dolby sound film

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1942: A Love Story was the first film in Indian cinema which had Dolby sound
Sangam- first film to be shot abroad

Sangam- first film to be shot abroad

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Raj Kapoor's Sangam had various scenes shot in Europe
Awaara- first dream sequence in a Bollywood movie

Awaara- first dream sequence in a Bollywood movie

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Raj Kapoor's classic film Awaara had the first-ever dream sequence in the song Ghar Aaya Mera Pardesi.