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  • Hindustan Cinema Films Company

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     1'''Hindustan Cinema Films Company''' 
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     4Est: 1918 in Nasik, Maharashtra. First purely 
     5indigenous film studio with corporate 
     6shareholding. Started by Phalke to replace the 
     7ailing Phalke Films with partners Waman 
     8Shridhar Apte, Mayashankar Bhatt (later 
     9financier for Sharda Studio), Gokuldas 
     10Damodar and Madhavji Jessing. Phalke 
     11resigned from the Board (1919) but returned to 
     12become its chief producer and technical 
     13adviser (1923) as well as its main film-maker, 
     14directing 43 of its 96 films. 35 of the films were 
     15directed by G.V. Sane, 11 by Shinde (including 
     16Tukaram, 1921); other directors include V.S. 
     17Nirantar (4), Kashinath Bharadi, Munshi Abbas 
     18and Abhaychand Lahiri who each made one 
     19film there. The first studio to have its own 
     20distribution operation (run briefly by Bhogilal 
     21Dave) with offices in Bombay and Madras. 
     22Started offshoot Bharat Film (1919). Its last 
     23film, Phalke’s Setu Bandhan (1932), was postsynchronised 
     24for sound but the studio failed in 
     251933. 
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     27[[Studios]]