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List of Dadasaheb Phalke Award (1969-2021) Winners

May 17, 2021
The Father of Indian Cinema 'Dadasaheb Phalke' was born in Mumbai on 30 April 1870. He made the first Indian feature film Raja Harishchandra in the year 1913. In his memory, the Government of India introduced the Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 1969.     

List of International Film Festival

Feb 4, 2019
Many prestigious film festivals are organised at global level that not just to promote meaningful films but also gives cinema lovers an opportunity to watch films of different nationalities. In this article, we are discuss the world’s famous and prestigious international film festivals which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

How is Box Office collection calculated?

Jul 27, 2018
At present, the total revenue of the Indian film industry is Rs. 13,800 crore. But do you know that how Box office collection is calculated? If not, then read this article to understood that how the total collection of a film is calculated.

List of Oscar Award winners and nominees from India

Oct 27, 2017
In the 89th Oscar Award ceremony which was organized in Los Angeles, "Moonlight" was awarded for the "Best Film Award", while "La La Land" was rewarded in six categories, including "Best Director" and "Best Actress". In this article we are giving a list of Indians or persons of Indian origin who are awarded or nominated in Oscar award ceremony.

Reason behind using word ‘wood’ in Cinema

Sep 26, 2016
The word ‘wood’ is used in major film industries like Hollywood, Tollywood, Bollywood etc. Do you know the reason behind it? An American film Industry which was named after the district called Hollywood the central region of Los Angeles, California (US) and Bollywood emerged its name by simply replacing ‘H’ from Hollywood with ‘B’, the first letter from Bombay.

100 Years of Indian Cinema: Film Studios

Oct 28, 2013
Lets have a look on some of the Film entertainment, distribution and production companies of Indian Film Industry.

100 Years of Indian Cinema: Famous Cinematographers

Oct 26, 2013
A cinematographer is the person in command over the camera crews working on a movie. Lets have a look on some notable Cinematographers in India.

100 Years of Indian Cinema: Music Composers

Oct 24, 2013
Indian movie music lovers have always cherished and commended the recurring evergreen portions of music of the grand masters. Lets have a look on some notable music composers.

100 Years of Indian Cinema: Indian Script Writers

Oct 22, 2013
Here is a mark of respect to some of the scriptwriters who have made recognition for themselves for their momentous involvement in Indian films.

100 Years of Indian Cinema

Oct 19, 2013
Even as we rejoice our exceptional distinctiveness in cinema and gaze forward, it is imperative to respect the past that fetched us to to celebrate 100 years of Indian Cinema.

100 Years of Indian Cinema: Film Makers

Oct 17, 2013
Let us have a look on the list of the paramount film makers of Indian cinema who have surpassed in Bollywood.These are remarkably artistic film makers.

100 Years of Indian Cinema: Hindi Films/Movies

Oct 17, 2013
As Indian cinema completes its 100 years, let's take a look on some of the Indian movies that have left eternal inkling on the spectators.

100 Years of Indian Cinema: Legendry Actresses

Oct 10, 2013
As Indian Cinema observes a grand century of gripping billions these days, let us put a momentary look at some actresses whom we have admired.

100 Years of Indian Cinema: Legendry Actors

Oct 9, 2013
Indian movies have turned out to be global endeavor. Lets have a look on some of the legendary actors who have a magnetic attraction in film industry.

100 Years of Indian Cinema

Oct 9, 2013
As the world has turned out to be a global village,Film industry of India has reached out more to global spectators as it has completed its 100 years.

Forms of Government: Countries That Have a Military Junta

Apr 21, 2011
World General Knowledge Lists - Types of Government in the World. The list of Countries In The World That Have a Military Junta. JagranJosh.Com
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