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Who was the first Hero and Heroine in the Bollywood film industry and in which year.

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Asked by bhaskar erram, 06 Mar '10 10:30 pm
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First Indian feature film
RAJA HARISHCHANDRA was the first Indian feature film produced by an Indian, with out any foreign collaboration, Dadasaheb Phalke in 1912. The film was however released on May 3, 1913 at Coronation Cinematograph, Bombay.
First Producer
Dadasaheb Phalke, who released his first film RAJA HARISHCHANDRA ON May 3, 1913, was the first film producer of India.
First Heroine of Indian Film
The first heroine for Indian film was not a female but a young boy. Salunke, who acted as Taramati in India's first feature film Raja Harishchandra.
First Female Heroine
Kamala, a Maharashtrian lady, was the first female heroine in an Indian film with her lead role in Dadasaheb Phalke's second film Bhasmasur Mohini produced in 1913. Kamala's mother Durgabai also featured in the film.
First Hero
Dattatraya Damodar Dabke was the first hero of an Indian film. He acted as Harishchandra in Raja Harishchandra in 1913.
Answered by HEMANT MEHTA, 06 Mar '10 10:42 pm

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