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Alam Ara

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"Alam Ara" is a 1931 film directed by Ardeshir Irani. It was the first Indian sound film.

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Alam Ara is a fictional film character.

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Google previewe-Study Guide for: Film History : An Introduction by Kristin Thompson, ISBN 9780070384293 (2012)

by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

Alam Ara: Alam Ara is a 1931 film directed by Ardeshir Irani.It was the first Indian sound film.

Google previewFilm History, An Introduction (2015)

Film, Film by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

Alam Ara: Alam Ara is a 1931 film directed by Ardeshir Irani. It was the first Indian sound film. Irani recognised the importance that sound would have on the cinema , and raced to complete Alam Ara before several contemporary sound films.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Indian Cinema (2014)

by Ashish Rajadhyaksha, Paul Willemen

Alam Ara (Ardeshir Irani, H/Urdu, 1931) Alam Ara (Nanubhai Vakil, ...

Google previewThe Garland Encyclopedia of World Music: South Asia : the Indian subcontinent (1998)

by Bruno Nettl, Ruth M. Stone, James Porter, Timothy Rice

EARLY FILM SONGS The race to produce the first sound feature film in India was won by Ardeshir Irani, whose Imperial Film Company released Alam Ara 'Light of the World' in Bombay in March 1931. This film contained at least seven songs ...

Google previewThe Concise Garland Encyclopedia of World Music (2013)

by Garland Encyclopedia of World Music

Alam Ara was a popular stage play of the time, and like many such others included songs and dances; Irani's dramatist adapted both its dialogue and songs for the screen. Many of the early talkies were ...

Google previewThe Concise Garland Encyclopedia of World Music: The Middle East, South Asia, East Asia, Southeast Asia (2008)

by Ellen Koskoff

Alam Ara was a popular stage play of the time, and like many such others included songs and dances; Irani's dramatist adapted both its dialogue and songs for the screen. Many of the early talkies were similarly based on musical stage ...

Google previewDictionary of Film Makers (1972)

by Georges Sadoul, Peter Morris

Alam Ara/Beauty of the World and Shirin Farhad, which contained no less than 42 ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Film Studies (2012)

by Annette Kuhn, Guy Westwell

India's first sound film, Alam Ara/The Light of the World, by the Parsi director Ardeshir M. Irani, appeared in 1931, a year in which 27 ...

Google previewStudent's Encyclopedia of General Knowledge (NEW REVISED EDITION 2010) (2007)

by Azeem Ahmad Khan, Dr. Ruth Premi, Sanjay Raghav

First talkie film Alam Ara(1931) ...

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