Cine frames: Artefacts from Indian Cinema

Updated: Apr 25, 2013 18:04 IST

Fatima Begum (1892–1983) was India's first female film director. She was the mother of Zubeida, a superstar of the silent film era. In 1926, she directed Bulbul-e-Paristan. (Photo: Arijit Sen/Hindustan Times)
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Fatima Begum (1892–1983) was India's first female film director. She was the mother of Zubeida, a superstar of the silent film era. In 1926, she directed Bulbul-e-Paristan. (Photo: Arijit Sen/Hindustan Times)

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