Narrating his ordeal, temple priest Harishchandra
said, "Inspector Manish Kumar comes around the temple and abuses me and the other residents.
Finally, he chose the story of Raja Harishchandra
that finds a mention in several Hindu texts.
The museum has on display artefacts like vintage cameras, projectors, editing and recording equipment, costumes, photographs and other materials portraying the journey of Indian cinema since its dawn in 1913 with the first full-length feature film, "Raja Harishchandra
" made by the legendary Dhundiraj Govind Phadke, known as Dadasaheb Phalke.
Ghat in the middle stands out for its dark and desolate appearance.
A poet associated with the court of King Devaraja in Hampi,a town in northern Karnataka, Raghavanka composed the narrative poet The Life of Harishchandra
in 1225, the first work to turn the ancient Indian legend of Harishchandra
into a full-fledged poetic composition.
" I have issued instructions to the Tehsildar to provide assistance under the Harishchandra
Yojana ( Assistance to the poor and destitute to perform last rites).
"We have registered the complaint and booked the actor for voluntarily causing hurt by a dangerous weapon or means under Section 324, criminal intimidation under Section 506, and word, gesture or act intended to insult the modesty of a woman under Section 509 of the IPC," Harishchandra
Parmale, senior police inspector of Versova police station, was quoted as saying by The Indian Express.
Kirklees Filmmakers (PS2,000) Celebrating 100 years of Indian Cinema - The Art of Raja Harishchandra
It was a silent black and white film called Raja Harishchandra
and lasted just 40 minutes.
Bollywood was born when India's first full-length film, Raja Harishchandra
, was released as a silent feature in 1913.