Tuesday, 19 April 2011

Bollywood films of the 1930s

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
1930
Ram Rahim E. Bilimoria


Veer Na Ver Moti B. Gidwani Gohar

Sarfarosh Abdur Rashid Kardar Nazir Ahmed Khan
Not to be confused with "Sarfarosh" made in 1999.
1931
Alam Ara Ardeshir Irani Master Vithal
First ever Hindi film with sound
Ghar Ki Lakshmi



1932
Ayodhya



Zarina Ezra Mir Nazir Ahmed Khan

1933
Lal-e-Yamen Abdur Rashid Kardar Nazir Ahmed Khan

Abe Hayat
Nazir Ahmed Khan

Night Bird
Nazir Ahmed Khan

1934
Lal-e-Yamen Abdur Rashid Kardar Nazir Ahmed Khan

Chandragupta Abdur Rashid Kardar Nazir Ahmed Khan

Iraq ka Chor
Nazir Ahmed Khan

Delhi ka Thug
Nazir Ahmed Khan

Bombai Ki Mohini



Char Dervesh



Daku Ki Ladki



Miss 1933



Nai Duniya



1935
Pratima
Nazir Ahmed Khan

Aadmi Aur Padosi



Aurat



Ek Hi Raasta



Hunter Wali



Sairandhri V. Shantaram (Prabhat Films) Master Vinayak, Shakuntala Paranjpye Mythological film India's first colour film (processed and printed in Germany)[1].
Watan



1936
Dukhiyari
Nazir Ahmed Khan

Achhut Kanya Franz Osten Ashok Kumar, Devika Rani
Deals with social position of the Dalit Produced by Himanshu Rai
Devdas P.C. Barua

Based on Sharat Chandra Chattopadhyay play
Mamta



Mr. & Mrs. Bombay



Jeevan Naiya Franz Osten Ashok Kumar, Devika Rani

1937
Duniya Na Mane V. Shantaram Shanta Apte, Keshavrao Date Social classic Prabhat Film Company
Sitara
Nazir Ahmed Khan

Tanzi
Nazir Ahmed Khan

Kisan Kanya Moti B. Gidvani Padmadevi, Jillo
India's first indigenously made colour film.
Naujawan

India first film without song.
Parakh



The President Nitin Bose Kundan Lal Saigal

Zameen Ka Chand



1938
Baghban Abdur Rashid Kardar Nazir Ahmed Khan

Joshe Islam
Nazir Ahmed Khan

Adhikar



Bhabhi
Nazir Ahmed Khan

1939
Leatherface



Prem Sagar



Apni Nagaria
Nazir Ahmed Khan

Pukar
Chandra Mohan, Naseem Banoo, Sohrab Modi


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