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Film Screening In India

On the quiet evening of July 07, 1896, the monsoon was rolling to an end in British India. Rolling over a projector, at the banquet hall of the Watson Hotel, in Bombay, were the first frames in Indian cinema history. The Lumerie Brothers Company was screening movies for the first time in India; six short silent ones. It took three years more, for the first two Indian films to appear in the same Indian city.

The first indigenous feature film, Harishchandra, produced by Dadasaheb Phalke, was screen

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