- Dhundiraj Govind Phalke (Dadasaheb Phalke) born on 30 April 1870.
- Phalke is considered as father of Indian cinema.
- He began his career as a small town photographer in Godhra.
- Phalke made his first film, Raja Harishchandra, in 1912.
Google created a special Doodle to mark the 148th birth anniversary of father of Indian cinema – Dadasaheb Phalke. The doodle features a image of Phalke looking through a film’s reel. There are four other images in which he can be seen directing actors, wielding the camera and editing film. This remarks his contribution in each aspect of film making.
Following Google, Twitterati also remembered Phalke in tweets. Few as follows:
Remembering Dadasaheb Phalke, the father of modern Indian cinema, on his birth anniversary today.
— N Chandrababu Naidu (@ncbn) April 30, 2018
T 2790 – Dada Saheb Phalke birth anniversay .. the founding Father of the film Industry in the nation .. he came so we could come !! pic.twitter.com/qiixuwn2Lc
— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) April 29, 2018
A very big tribute from my deep heart💓❤ to the evergreen,legend,the father of Indian Cinema,the great actor,producer,writter,the example of many thing none other than the true legend #DadasahebPhalke on his 148th Birthday Anniversary.😊💐🙏🙏🎥🎞📽🎬#DadasahebPhalke
— Anubhav Kumar (@Anubhav09723398) April 30, 2018