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Alam Ara - the film that broke the sound barrier!

India’s first talkie film 'Alam Ara' completes 80 years
By Priyanka Kapoor
Mon, Mar 14, 2011 11:46:18 GMT
 

Alam Ara - the film that broke the sound barrier!
Eighty years ago an artistic barrier was broken by filmmaker Ardeshir Irani with India’s first talkie film Alam Ara that brought to an end the era of silent films.

March 14, 1931 will always be remembered as the day that marked a watershed moment in Indian cinema. The venue was Majestic Cinema and a huge crowd had gathered to watch the first Indian talkie film starring actors Prithviraj Chauhan, LV Prasad, Zubeida and master Vithal.

The film told the story of rivalry between two queens of a king after a fakir predicts that one of them will bear the heir to the kingdom. It’s a story based on a Parsi tale.

Actor Wazir Mohammed Khan who played the role of the fakir also sang the song ‘De De Khuda Ke Naam Par’ which was the first song of Indian cinema.

The tragedy, however, is that the only surviving print of Alam Ara was destroyed in 2003 when a fire broke out in the National Film Archive of India in Pune.
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