Special Cover -India- Pioneers of Film Industry
A Special Cover was released in Chennai on 10-7-2000 in the series Pioneers of Film Industry. This cover is on Shri Raja Sandow ( 1894 – 1943) who was one of the earliest actor /director of silent films and later talkies both in Hindi and Tamil.
Warwick’s Electric Theatre – Situated in Chennai ,Was the first permanent structure built for exhibiting films.
Sh Nataraja Mudaliar – Founder of Tamil Cinema.
Sh Raghupaty Prakash – Learnt the art of Cinema in England and brought European trends in Indian Films.
Sh A Narayanan – He brought to Madras the First ‘ Talkie Studio’ and made the first Talkie in Madras – Sreenivasa Kalyanam.