Alam Ara and the first talkie movie made in India

Alam Ara: was the first talkie movie made in India by A. Irani in 1931. India is the world’s largest producer of films. In 2009, India produced a total of 2961 films on celluloid, that include 1288 feature films. The provision of 100% foreign direct investment has made the Indian film market attractive for foreign enterprises such as 20th Century More...

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By gktoday On Saturday, March 24th, 2012

South Korean Novelist Wins Man Asian Literary Award

Kyung-sook Shin has won the Man Asian Literary Prize for her novel, Please Look After Mom. The South Korean novelist is the first woman to win the award. The novel is about a family’s search for their mother, More...

By gktoday On Friday, October 29th, 2010

World’s Greatest Personalities

Leonardo da Vinci Leonardo da Vinci (fullname Leonardo di ser Piero da Vinci) was an Italian  polymath: painter, sculptor, architect, musician, scientist, mathematician, engineer, inventor, anatomist, geologist, More...

By gktoday On Monday, March 22nd, 2010

Classical, Folk and Tribal Dances in India

Classical Dance of India Dance State Bharat Natyam Tamil Nadu Bihu Assam Bhangra Punjab Chhau Bihar, Orissa, W. Bengal and Jharkhand Garhwali Uttaranchal Garba Gujarat Hattari Karnataka Kathak North More...

By gktoday On Monday, January 5th, 2009

Famous Books and Authors

Autobiography of an Unknown India: Nirad C choudary  More...