India’s first talkie film celebrates 80th anniversary

India’s first talkie film celebrates 80th anniversary

Alam Ara, India’s first talkie movie was released on March 14, 1931. Police had to be called in to Majestic Cinema in Mumbai where it was released amidst fans frenzy.

Alam Ara featured the first song of Indian cinema, De De Khud Ke Naam Par. Alam Ara was a love story between a prince and a gypsy girl. The film was directed by Ardeshir Irani


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