11) First Indian Dolby Sound Film
Although famous for its songs by the great musician R.D.Burman and story, it might be not known by many that the movie 1942-A Love Story was the first Dolby sound Indian film that was released in the year 1994.
12) First Indian Film that was Shot Abroad
Today, films in foreign locations have become a very commonplace thing. However, Sangam was the first movie directed by Raj Kapoor in the year 1964 that had many scenes shot in Europe. At that time when foreign locations in films were a dream for the masses, people used to flock towards the cinema theaters just to watch the foreign locations in the movie.
13) First Indian 3D Film
The use of 3D technology in Indian movies first started with the Malayalam movie My Dear Kuttichathan in 1984. A few years later in 1998, it was dubbed and released in Hindi by the name Chhota Chetan featuring Urmila Matondkar, Satish Kaushik, Shakti Kapoor and Ravi Baswani and there were also some extra scenes in the Hindi movie.
14) First Indian Woman Film Director
Indian movies are today witnessing many women directors. However, the first Indian woman to work for her hands upon movies in 1926 was Fatma Begum, with the help of her own production house named Fatma Films that directed the movie Bulbul-e-Parastan.
15) First Indian Oscar
Bhanu Athaiya, the expert costume designer shared the esteemed Academy Awards with John Mollo for her work in the movie Gandhi in 1982.
16) First Indian Film with a Single Actor
A film that has found a place in the Guinness Book of World Records in the category of ‘Fewest actors in a film’ is Yaadein. Under the direction of Sunil Dutt, who was actually the sole actor of the movie with Nargis Dutt appearing in a very small silhouette appearance at the end of the movie, this movie of 1964 carved its name as one of the unique movies starring only one actor.
17)First Indian Film with First Double-Role
In the year 1917, Dadasaheb Phalke’s cast-based movie Lanka Dahan became the first Indian movie to have Anna Salunke playing the double role of both Ram and Seeta in the movie. Anna Salunke also played Rani Taramti in the first Indian film Raja Harischandra. The record says that during the screening of the movie Lanka Dahan in Mumbai, people actually removed took off their shoes when the character of Lord Rama appeared on the screen.
18) First Indian Actor to Play Nine Roles
In the year 1964, The nine elementary emotions, namely, wonder, fear, compassion, anger, peace, love, courage, repulsion, and happiness were represented and played by Sivaji Ganesan in the film Navarathri that was experienced by Nalina or the female character of the movie consecutively for nine nights. After this, Kamal Hassan broke the record by playing ten roles in the movie Dasavathaaram.