First Film Studios in Madras, Chennai

The new invention in India, cinema, soon spread like wildfire in the south, especially in the ‘Madras Presidency.’ The first theatre in the city was opened around 1900 and was known as the Electric Theatre. It was opened by an Englishman, Major Warwick. The people from South India added a lot of modifications to the existing equipments. In this respect Raghupati Venkaiah, a photographer from Chennai must be mentioned. To know more read:



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