|Born||Dhundiraj Govind Phalke
30 April 1870
Tryambakeshwar, Bombay Presidency, British India
|Died||16 February 1944
Nashik, Bombay, British India
|Alma mater||Sir J. J. School of Art|
|Occupation||Movie director, producer, screenwriter|
Dhundiraj Govind Phalke (30 April 1870 – 16 February 1944) was an Indian producer-director-screenwriter. He is known as the father of Indian cinema. The Dadasaheb Phalke Award, awarded to people who worked for a long time to the Indian cinema, was created in his honor by the Government of India in 1969.
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- Dadasaheb Phalke, the father of Indian cinema - Bāpū Vāṭave, National Book Trust - Google Books. Books.google.co.in. Retrieved 2012-11-17.
- Sachin Sharma, TNN Jun 28, 2012, 03.36AM IST (2012-06-28). "Godhra forgets its days spent with Dadasaheb Phalke - Times Of India". Articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com. Retrieved 2012-11-17.
- Vilanilam, J. V. (2005). Mass Communication in India: A Sociological Perspective. New Delhi: Sage Publications. p. 128. ISBN 81-7829-515-6.
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