First Color Film Made in India
First Color Film Made in India was Kisan Kanya in the
year 1937, although the trend of colour films began very late. The film
was produced by Imperial Film Co and was directed by Moti B. Gidwani.
The music of the film was composed by Ram Gopal Pandey. The film had 10
songs, which were released by Gramophone Records. The storyline of the
film featured an exploitative landlord and a good peasant Ramu who is
accused of murdering the landlord. The film was colored using the
Cinecolour process imported by Imperial Film Co. Kisan Kanya had a run
time of 137 minutes and its main starcast included Padmadevi, Jillo,
Ghulam Mohammed, Nissar, Syed Ahmed, and Gani.