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Alam Ara was directed by Ardeshir Irani and was the first Indian sound film. The famous song of the movie - De de khuda ke naam per by actor Wazir Mohammed Khan was recorded live with musical accompaniment of a harmonium and a tabla. One should remember that movie was featured much ahead of the time of playback singing in Indian cinema.
Story first published: Monday, March 14, 2011, 15:18 [IST]