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Jamshedji Framji Madan

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Jamshedji Framji Madan (1856, Bombay – 28 June 1923), professionally known as J. F. Madan, was an Indian theatre and film magnate who was one of the pioneers of film production in India, an early exhibitor, distributor and producer of films and plays. [1]

27 relations: Bankim Chandra Chatterjee, Bengali literature, Bilwamangal, Bioscope show, Erick Avari, Eugenio de Liguoro, Indian Americans, J.J. Madan, Joint-stock company, Karachi, Kolkata, Lucknow, Madan Theatre, Maidan (Kolkata), Mumbai, Myanmar, Order of the British Empire, Parsi, Parsi theatre, Pathé, Patience Cooper, Presidencies and provinces of British India, Rabindranath Tagore, Satyavadi Raja Harishchandra, Sri Lanka, Theatrical property, 1918 Birthday Honours.

Bankim Chandra Chatterjee

Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay or Bankim Chandra Chatterjee (27 June 1838–8 April 1894) was an Indian writer, poet and journalist.

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Bengali literature

Bengali literature (বাংলা সাহিত্য, Bangla Sahityô) denotes the body of writings in the Bengali language.

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Bilwamangal

Bilwamangal (Bengali: বিল্লমঙ্গল Billamaŋgal, pronounced), also known as Bhagat Soordas, is a 1919 silent black-and-white film directed by Rustomji Dhotiwala, a Parsi Gujarati based on the story by Gujarati writer Champshi Udeshi.

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Bioscope show

A Bioscope show was a music hall and fairground attraction consisting of a travelling cinema.

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Erick Avari

Erick Avari (born 13 April 1952) is an American television, film and theater actor known primarily for his roles in science-fiction serial productions, including Stargate (1994), Independence Day (1996), and The Mummy (1999).

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Eugenio de Liguoro

Eugenio de Liguoro (March 15, 1899 – June 30, 1952) was an Italian actor and film director.

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Indian Americans

Indian Americans or Indo-Americans are Americans whose ancestry belongs to any of the many ethnic groups of the Republic of India.

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J.J. Madan

J.J. Madan was a theater business owner and film director in India.

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Joint-stock company

A joint-stock company is a business entity in which shares of the company's stock can be bought and sold by shareholders.

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Karachi

Karachi (کراچی; ALA-LC:,; ڪراچي) is the capital of the Pakistani province of Sindh.

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Kolkata

Kolkata (also known as Calcutta, the official name until 2001) is the capital of the Indian state of West Bengal.

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Lucknow

Lucknow is the capital and largest city of the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh and is also the administrative headquarters of the eponymous District and Division.

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Madan Theatre

Madan Theatre Company, is also known as Madan Theatres Limited or in short, Madan Theatres was a film production company founded by Jamshedji Framji Madan, one of the pioneers of Indian Cinema.

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Maidan (Kolkata)

The Maidan (literally, open field), also referred to as the Brigade Parade Ground, is the largest urban park in Kolkata in the Indian state of West Bengal.

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Mumbai

Mumbai (also known as Bombay, the official name until 1995) is the capital city of the Indian state of Maharashtra.

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Myanmar

Myanmar, officially the Republic of the Union of Myanmar and also known as Burma, is a sovereign state in Southeast Asia.

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Order of the British Empire

The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire is a British order of chivalry, rewarding contributions to the arts and sciences, work with charitable and welfare organisations, and public service outside the Civil service.

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Parsi

A Parsi (or Parsee) means "Persian" in the "Persian Language", which today mainly refers to a member of a Zoroastrian community, one of two (the other being Iranis) mainly located in India, with a few in Pakistan.

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Parsi theatre

Parsi theatre is a generic term for an influential theatre tradition, staged by Parsis, and theatre companies largely-owned by the Parsi business community, which flourished between 1850 and 1930s.

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Pathé

Pathé or Pathé Frères (styled as PATHÉ!) is the name of various French businesses that were founded and originally run by the Pathé Brothers of France starting in 1896.

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Patience Cooper

Patience Cooper (1905–1993) was an India born Pakistani film actress.

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Presidencies and provinces of British India

The Provinces of India, earlier Presidencies of British India and still earlier, Presidency towns, were the administrative divisions of British governance in the subcontinent.

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Rabindranath Tagore

Rabindranath Tagore FRAS, also written Ravīndranātha Ṭhākura (7 May 1861 – 7 August 1941), sobriquet Gurudev, was a Bengali polymath who reshaped Bengali literature and music, as well as Indian art with Contextual Modernism in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

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Satyavadi Raja Harishchandra

Satyavadi Raja Harishchandra (सत्यवादी राजा हरिश्चंद्र; Truthful King Harishchandra) is a 1917 silent black and white Indian short film directed and produced by Dhundiraj Govind Phalke.

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Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka (Sinhala: ශ්‍රී ලංකා; Tamil: இலங்கை Ilaṅkai), officially the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, is an island country in South Asia, located in the Indian Ocean to the southwest of the Bay of Bengal and to the southeast of the Arabian Sea.

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Theatrical property

A prop, formally known as (theatrical) property, is an object used on stage or on screen by actors during a performance or screen production.

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1918 Birthday Honours

The 1918 Birthday Honours were appointments by King George V to various orders and honours to reward and highlight good works by citizens of the British Empire.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jamshedji_Framji_Madan

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