Indrasabha (1932)

 ●  Hindi ● 3 hrs 31 mins

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This musical is set in the celestial court of Indra, the king of the gods (devas) in Hindu mythology. The central theme is a romance between a prince and a fairy.
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Cast: Abdul Rehman Kabuli, Jehanara Kajjan, Mukhtar Begum

Crew: JJ Madan (Director), T Marconi (Director of Photography), Nagardas Nayak (Music Director)

Genres: Drama, Fantasy

Release Dates: 01 Jan 1932 (India)

Hindi Name: इन्द्रसभा

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Did you know? The movie contained more than 72 songs for which the singers were Master Nissar and Kajjan Devi. It holds the world record for the most number of songs in the movie, a record that will probably never be broken in the history of cinema! Read More
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Film Type:
Feature Film
Language:
Hindi
Colour Info:
Black & White
Sound Mix:
Mono
Frame Rate:
24 fps
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1
Stereoscopy:
No
Trivia:
The movie contained more than 72 songs for which the singers were Master Nissar and Kajjan Devi. It holds the world record for the most number of songs in the movie, a record that will probably never be broken in the history of cinema!

This movie is an adaptation of "Inder Sabha", an Urdu play and opera written by Agha Hasan Amanat, that was first staged in 1853. It is regarded as the first complete Urdu stage play ever written

Released in 1932, 'Indrasabha' was one of the earliest sound films made in India, the very next year after 'Alam Ara', which was the first Indian talkie. It featured over seventy songs and was 211 minutes long, setting the world record for the most number of songs in any musical ever made.