ALAM ARA- first sound movie of india


ALAM ARA first sound movie of india

Alam Ara was a 1931 Indian motion picture composed by Ardeshir Irani. It was the chief Indian sound film.

Irani saw the hugeness that sound would have on the film, and ran to complete Alam Ara before a couple of contemporary sound motion pictures. Alam Ara appeared at the Majestic Cinema in Mumbai (at that point Bombay) on 14 March 1931. The main Indian talkie was well known to such an extent that “police help must be gathered to control the crowds.”The film was houseful for the following two months of its discharge. It was publicized with the slogan “All living. Relaxing. 100 percent talking”.

The film has for some time been lost and was not accessible as far back as 1967 as indicated by the National Film Archive of India, Pune.

Film Alam Ara
Release date 14 March 1931
Director Ardeshir Irani Producer: Ardeshir Irani
Song Named after “De de Khuda ke nam per” 
Film making costs 39 crores
Film Earnings Over 200 Billion (India) 3 billion 11 crores (US)
Time 124 minutes  
Film Country India
Music Director  Iqbal Qureshi

In which Wazir Mohammad Khan played the role of Faqir

Actor: Master Vital, Zubaida, Jhilbiraj, District


Master vithal





In 1929 Irani was incited to make India’s first talking and singing film after he saw the part-talkie American film Show Boat (1929). Around then, there were no soundproof stages and specialists were ignorant of how to make a film that had sound. He at that point chose to make a screen adaptation of a well known stage play composed by Joseph David, who consented to adjust the play for the cinema. Irani dealt with the sound chronicle office, utilizing the Tanar Sound System. It was shot with the Tanar single-framework camera, which recorded sound straightforwardly onto the film.

song in the film Alam Ara

Music Director :  Iqbal Qureshi

Song  singer
Hum Donon Kabutar Hote Agar   Mohammed Rafi
Ji Mere Khwaja Ji

Shankar Qawal, Shambhu Qawal, Party

Rahmat Ka Tamasha Suman Kalyanpur
 Parwardigara  Suman Kalyanpur
Zamane Ki Baten  Krishna Kalle, Usha Chandekar
 Suno Ramzan Ki Dastan Mohammed Rafi

Ya Habibi

Krishna Kalle
Aaj Jashne Khushnaseebi Hai  Krishna Kalle
De De Khuda Ke Naam
Wazir Mohammed Khan

movie poster

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