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Dhundiraj Govind Phalke
30 April 1870
|Died||16 February 1944
Nashik, Bombay, British India
|Alma mater||Sir J. J. School of Art|
|Occupation||Movie director, producer, screenwriter|
Dhundiraj Govind Phalke (30 April 1870 – 16 February 1944) was an Indian producer-director-screenwriter. He is known as the father of Indian cinema. The Dadasaheb Phalke Award, awarded to people who worked for a long time to the Indian cinema, was created in his honor by the Government of India in 1969.
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