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Top firsts in India: Film and TV

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1 Palme d'Or at 1946 Cannes Film Festival:Neecha Nagar directed by Chetan Anand 2286
2 Sound film: Alam Ara directed by Ardeshir Irani, 1931, First Talkie actress:Zubeida 1863
3 Colorized film: Mughal-e-Azam in 2004 (the original black-and-white version was released in 1960) 425
4 Ordre des Arts et des Lettres (officer of the order of arts and letters): Director: Mrinal Sen (1985); Actor:Sivaji Ganesan (1995); Actress: Aishwarya Rai Bachchan(2009) 396
5 Guinness Book of World Records in the category Fewest actors in a narrative film: Yaadein (1964) directed and acted by Sunil Dutt </ref> < 5
6 70 mm film: Padayottam, a Malayalam film, produced in 1982 < 5
7 3D film: My Dear Kuttichathan, a Malayalam film, produced in 1984, dubbed in Hindi as Chhota Chetan. < 5
8 Hindi film to be screened at the United Nations: Lage Raho Munna Bhai on 10 November 2006 < 5
9 National Film Award for cinema: Shyamchi Aai in 1954 < 5
10 Oscar winner: Bhanu Athaiya for Best Costume Design for Gandhi (film) in 1982 < 5
11 Sponsored TV serial: Hum Log, started on July 7, 1984, was also the first soap opera of India, ran for 156 episodes < 5

Top firsts in India: Nobel Prize

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1 Nobel Prize winner: Rabindranath Tagore for the Nobel Prize in Literature, 1913. He was also the first Asian to get the prize. 51050
2 Nobel Peace Prize: Mother Teresa in 1979 (Albania born Indian citizen) 45594
3 Nobel Prize in Chemistry: Venkatraman Ramakrishnan in 2009 (US citizen) 18623
4 Nobel Prize in Physics: C. V. Raman in 1930. 13302
5 Nobel Prize in Medicine: Har Gobind Khorana in 1968. (India born US citizen) < 5
6 Nobel Prize in Economics: Amartya Sen in 1998 < 5


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