Retrieved 19 April 2009. It opens our eyes to see where we stand now on the path of evolution of our spiritual awareness which lie in our religious scriptures. Film directors from the Kannada film industry like Girish Kasaravalli, P.Sheshadri have garnered national recognition. Prabhat Film Company's Sairandhri was the first talkie film produced in Multicolour in 1933. G. First Talkie Shorts released in Bombay . A crime film pitting "a policeman against his brother, a gang leader based on real-life smuggler Haji Mastan", portrayed by Amitabh Bachchan, it was described as being "absolutely key to Indian cinema" by Danny Boyle. 1979 Telugu film, Sankarabharanam, which dealt with the revival of Indian classical music, has won the Prize of the Public at the Besancon Film Festival of France in the year 1981. 1970 Kannada film, Samskara directed by Pattabhirama Reddy, pioneered the parallel cinema movement in south Indian cinema. ^ "Theatrical Market Statistics" (PDF).
Rediff. Starring Rama Tilakam in the main role in 1934. R. "Lagaan revives memories of Raj Kapoor in China". Retrieved 21 April 2014. Indian cinema has more recently begun influencing Western musical films, and played a particularly instrumental role in the revival of the genre in the Western world. Khaleej Times.