Sep 6, 2012

Portrait of Himanshu Rai, one of the pioneers of Indian cinema - 1927-28 German Post Card

Himanshu Rai (1892–1940), one of the pioneers of Indian cinema, is best known as the founder of the Bombay Talkies in 1934. He was associated with a number of movies, including Goddess (1922), The Light of Asia (1925), Siraj (1926), A Throw of Dice (1928) and Karma (1933). He was married to actress Devika Rani.

Know more about him in Wikipedia

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