Alam Ara (1931)

 ●  Hindi ● Running Time: TBA

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With myriad twists and turns, comes this historical love story that revolves around a royal family, and delves into concepts of love, jealousy, and revenge.
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Did you know? 'Alam Ara' debuted at the Majestic Cinema in Mumbai on 14 March 1931. The first Indian talkie was so popular that "police aid had to be summoned to control the crowds. Read More
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Film Type:
Feature
Language:
Hindi
Colour Info:
Black & White
Frame Rate:
24 fps
Aspect Ratio:
2.35:1
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No
Trivia:
'Alam Ara' was prominently shot at night to avoid modern daytime ambient sounds.

Maganlal Dresswala founded by Bhagwanjibhai in 1926 provided the costumes for the talkie ‘Alam Ara’.

Alam Ara created history in the Indian movie industry by becoming the first Indian sound film.

'Alam Ara' debuted at the Majestic Cinema in Mumbai on 14 March 1931. The first Indian talkie was so popular that "police aid had to be summoned to control the crowds.

The film has long been lost and was not available as far back as 1967 according the National Film Archive of India, Pune.

The film is based on a Parsi play written by Joseph David. David later served as a writer at Irani's film company.