16 February in History


Popularly known as the ‘Father of Indian Cinema’, Dadasaheb Phalke was one of the most eminent directors and screenwriters in the history of Indian film industry. He was born on 30 April 1870 and breathed his last on 16 February 1944 at the age of 74 years. In his career of 19 years, he made 95 full-length movies and 26 short movies.

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