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Restoration era of Indian cinema

  13.05.02 4:31pm

The years 2009-12 have been fruitful for goldies oldies of Indian cinema. So far, 566 films have been restored or digitised by the National Archives of India (NFAI) in these three years. The 20-odd silent films in NFAI collection that have been saved include Dadasaheb Phalke films like Raja Harishchandra, Kaliya Mardan; German-born director Franz Osten’s Light of Asia, Shiraz and Throw of Dice; Shyam Sunder Agarwal's Diler Jigar and Baburao Painter’s Muraliwala.

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