Tuesday, 1 May 2018

Dadasaheb (Dhundiraj Govind) Phalake!



- Manoj Kulkarni

India's first feature film 'Raja Harishchandra' (1913) made by Phalake!

It's 148th Birth Anniversary of Father of Indian Cinema..Dadasaheb (Dhundiraj Govind) Phalake!

Dadasaheb Phalake made India's first full-length feature film 'Raja Harishchandra' in 1913! And now this film completed 105 years!
Dadasaheb Phalake shooting with his friend cameraman!

Phalake was a complete filmmaker who did screenwriting, direction & editing of his own films. He made 95 movies and 26 short films in his career spanning 19 years!
Scene of film 'Raja Harishchandra' (1913) made by Phalake!

'The Dadasaheb Phalake Award' for lifetime contribution to cinema, was instituted in his honour by the Government of India in 1969!
Dadasaheb Phalake editing film!

Salute to Phalake sahab!!

- Manoj Kulkarni
['Chitrasrushti', Pune, India]

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