India's first talkie film 'Alam Ara' marks its 85th anniversary

Mar 14, 2016, 17:25 IST | The Hitlist Team

The talkie era began in India with Ardeshir Irani's 'Alam Ara' in 1931. Today, March 14, marks 85 years since. We doff our hats!

The talkie era began in India with Ardeshir Irani's 'Alam Ara' in 1931. Today, March 14, marks 85 years since. We doff our hats!

Alam Ara

Alam Ara

Fun fact: The film's lead actress, Zubeda, is Rhea Pillai's grandmom.

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