Silent film from 1913

Raja Harishchandra

Released date in Lahore:

Released date: 1913

Language: Silent

Genre: Hindu mythology

Made in Bombay

Debut: Dadasaheb Phalke
Film director

Raja Harishchandra was released for public viewing in Coronation theatres, Bombay on May 3, 1913.The first Indian motion picture, D G Phalkes mythological boasted of an all-male starcast. Even the female lead was played by a man since no woman was willing to be part of the cast.

This film was shown to some classified invities, in Olympia cinema hall on April 2, 1913.





Film credits of

Raja Harishchandra

(Silent - 1913)
ActorsVishnu Hari Aundhkar, Anna Salunkay, Nath T. Telang, Dattatreya Telang, Ganpat G. Shinde
Film CompanyPhalkay & Co
DirectorDhundiraj Govind Phalkay
Producer'sDhundiraj Govind Phalkay
WriterDhundiraj Govind Phalkay, Ranchhodbai Udayram
Music directorNo music
Lyricists/poets
Singers
CinematogrpahyDhundiraj Govind Phalkay
Other's

Film music



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Nek Abla
Nek Abla
(1932)
Roti
Roti
(1942)
Zamindar
Zamindar
(1942)
Hatim Tai
Hatim Tai
(1933)


Other Pakistani films
Elaan
Elaan
(1978)
Shehbaz
Shehbaz
(1960)
Mafroor
Mafroor
(1988)

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