Cine frames: Artefacts from Indian Cinema

Updated: Apr 25, 2013 18:04 IST

JJ Madan of Madan Theatres was the big daddy of film importing.  In 1907, he established Elphinstone Picture Palace, currently known as Chaplin cinema, the first permanent show house in Kolkata. (Photo: Arijit Sen/Hindustan Times)
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JJ Madan of Madan Theatres was the big daddy of film importing. In 1907, he established Elphinstone Picture Palace, currently known as Chaplin cinema, the first permanent show house in Kolkata. (Photo: Arijit Sen/Hindustan Times)

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