Big Maman T

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Happy 100th Birthday Bollywood! The first Indian feature film, Raja Harishchandra, was released on May 3, 1913. Heard this segment on the commute home. There is a copy available on YouTube. Alas, it doesn’t have a soundtrack as discussed in the report.
"It actually has the very first wet-sari scene ever in Indian cinema, which is a tradition that exists still today," Vick says, referring to a scene in which male actors cross-dressing in saris as women bathe in a fountain. (According to Vick, "Phalke could not get any women to perform in his film.")

Happy 100th Birthday Bollywood! The first Indian feature film, Raja Harishchandra, was released on May 3, 1913. Heard this segment on the commute home. There is a copy available on YouTube. Alas, it doesn’t have a soundtrack as discussed in the report.

"It actually has the very first wet-sari scene ever in Indian cinema, which is a tradition that exists still today," Vick says, referring to a scene in which male actors cross-dressing in saris as women bathe in a fountain. (According to Vick, "Phalke could not get any women to perform in his film.")

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