Facts Of Bollywood That Happened For The First Time

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1. ‘Raja Harishchandra’ - Male actor in a female role

The most talented director Dada Saheb Phalke directed this silent movie that got released in 1913. The film shows the story of legend Raja Harishchandra, in which Dattatarya Damodar Dabke played the role of Raja and Anna Salunke Bio coming soon... >> Read More... who was a male actor portrayed his wife’s role. Those days no females were allowed to act in any cinema.

2. ‘Alam Ara’ - First movie with songs

Bollywood’s first sound film was Alam Ara, which was directed by Ardeshir Irani in 1931. It became one of the first pictures that featured songs as well and was a blockbuster at the box office. The film originated from a Parsi play.

3. ‘ Dhoop Chhaon Initially named as ‘Durr-e-Shehwar’ was an Urdu te >> Read More... ’ - First playback song

During the early days of Indian cinema, actors used to sing songs live on the sets as they used to deliver dialogues. Rai Chand Boral introduced the concept of playback singing through Dhoop Chhaon, hence making it one of the first film.

4. ‘Indra Sabha’ - The highest number of songs

Indra Sabha became the first Indian film to have the most number of songs i.e. seventy-one. The story is mainly based on a king who has been tested by celestial powers and got released in 1932.

5. ‘Hanste Aansoo’ – ‘A’ Certificate cinema

According to an amendment in Indian Cinematographic Act, Hanste Aansoo was the first movie that got an adult rating. ‘ Madhubala Madhubala is regarded as the Venus of Indian cinem >> Read More... ’ and ‘ Motilal Motilal was India’s first natural actor. The actor >> Read More... ’ were the lead actors in the film.

6. ‘Seeta’ - The first film to be premiered abroad

The movie got released in 1934 and became the first Indian film that premiered in Venice. Debaki Bose Debaki Bose aka Debaki Kumar Bose is a Hindi film >> Read More... directed the movie Seeta, and the cast includes Prithviraj Kapoor One of the most notable names in the Indian film i >> Read More... and Durga Khote Durga Khote is a legendary actress of Indian cinem >> Read More... . It was the first picture that got an International Award.

7. ‘ Aurat Aurat that is, the woman was another show that was >> Read More... ’ - First women-oriented movie

It was one of the first women-centric movies that got released in 1940 by breaking all the stereotypes in Bollywood. Mehboob Khan Mehboob Khan was a pioneer producer-director of Hi >> Read More... directed the film. Later on, in the year 1957 the ‘ Nargis Inter-cast marriages have always been a huge topic >> Read More... ’ starrer, ‘Mother India’ was a remake of Aurat and was directed by the same director.

8. Aar Paar - First item song

It was the first film that had an item song i.e. ‘Babuji Dheere Chalna’. It became the most popular one in Bollywood that got released in the year 1954. ‘Shakila’ was the actress who performed to the tune and set the stage on fire with her moves.

9. ‘ Sangam Sangam (a union of rivers) is an Indian soap opera >> Read More... ’ - First movie shot in foreign location

Sangam got released in the year 1964 starring Raj Kapoor Raj Kapoor was a renowned actor, director, and pro >> Read More... and ‘ Vyjayanthimala Vyjayanthimala Bali is very well known worldwide b >> Read More... ’ in the lead roles. The film became first in Bollywood that started shooting abroad. The movie was a huge success due to its exotic location i.e. Switzerland.

10. ‘L.O.C. Kargil’ - First longest movie

L.O.C. Kargil was one of the first cinema that screened for 4 hours 25 minutes long. This picture broke all previous records and claimed its position as the longest ever in the Indian film industry. It showcases the life of Indian soldiers and their war against Pakistan.

11. ‘ Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge Click to look into! >> Read More... ’ - First longest running film

Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge became one of the longest running Indian movies. The film got released in 1995 and ran for 700 successful weeks at Minnerva theater in Mumbai. It collected a whopping 580 million in the nation and 175 million in abroad.

12. ‘ Taal Click to look into! >> Read More... ’ - First insured movie

As risk factor is on the high side in the film industry, Taal became one of the first Hindi movies that got insured for 110 million by the director Subhash Ghai Subhash Ghai is an Indian filmmaker, screenwriter >> Read More... . It got released in the year 1998 and after that back to back everyone followed the same trend to be ready for any mishaps.

13. ‘ Lage Raho Munna Bhai Click to look into! >> Read More... ’ - The first film to be screened in the UN

Rajkumar Hirani Rajkumar Hirani is one of the ace director, screen >> Read More... directed the cinema Lage Raho Munna Bhai, in which the story is based on non-violence lessons and was a sequel to ‘Munna Bhai M.B.B.S’. It was one of the first Indian movies that screened in the United Nations on 2006.

14. ‘PK’ - Highest grossing movie

This movie surely was a blockbuster that got released in 2014 and the star cast includes Mr. Perfectionist i.e. Aamir Khan Aamir Khan or Mohammed Aamir Hussain Khan is Bolly >> Read More... and Anushka Sharma Born in an army family to Col. Ajay Kumar and Ashi >> Read More... , whose performances were appreciated by everyone. It was one of the first movies that crossed the 700 crore barrier worldwide and earned a whopping 743 crores at the box office.

15. ‘ Dilwale Click to look into! >> Read More... ’ - Highest sale of music rights

The movie had seven song tracks and Sony Music India purchased the rights for a whopping 19 crores, which is estimated to be one of the highest sales of an album track. Dilwale got released in 2015 and became one of the biggest yet surprising music deals.