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     1'''Harishchandra Sakharam Bhatavdekar (b. 1868)''' 
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     4Aka Save Dada. Almost certainly the first Indian film-maker. Professional still photographer often portrayed as an amateur, but, in fact, a businessman trading in cameras and film equipment on a nationwide basis. Made several shorts, including one on a wrestling match and one on the antics of monkeys. Best-known footage shows the return from England of R.P. Paranjpye, Minister of Education in Bombay Presidency, which he exhibited with imported shorts in a tent bioscope in Bombay. Sold equipment to Karandikar of S.N. Patankar’s company and retired from cinema in 1907. Interviewed in Screen, Bombay (30 April 1954). 
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     6'''FILMOGRAPHY:''' 1899: The Wrestlers; Man and Monkey; 1901: Landing of Sir M.M. Bhownuggree; Atash Behram; 1902: Sir Wrangler Mr R.P. Paranjpye; 1903: Delhi Durbar of Lord Curzon (all St). 
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     8[[Camera]]