As we celebrate 100 glorious years of Indian cinema, here is a look at some of the firsts notched up by the factory of dreams.
Every decade of the 100 years of Hindi films had its unique highlights. A pictorial.
On May 3, 1913, Raja Harishchandra, India's first feature film, released and was declared a hit.
A hundred years after "Lights, Camera, Action." were uttered for the first time in India by Dhundiraj Govind Phalke - Dadasaheb Phalke, known as the 'Father of Indian Cinema' - his descendents have sought a befitting recognition of his contribution by posthumously conferring him the Bharat Ratna, the country's highest civilian honour.