First Technicolour Film In India
1914B. 1966 was the last year in the history of Hindi-Urdu cinema when there was a B&W film among the 20 highest grossing Hindi-Urdu films of the year. Contents 1 Hindi cinema 1.1 Technicolor 1.1.1 The Technicolor process 1.1.2 Color by Technicolor 1.2 SovColor 1.3 Geva Color 1.4 Eastman color 1.5 Pathcolor 1.6 Partly in color (color inserts) 1.7 Black and white films gradually lose out to color 1.7.1 Films delayed in the making 1.7.2 The last commercial B&W films 1.7.3 B&W continues in arthouse films till the early 1970s 1.8 Colour films and success at the box office (1951-1970) 2 Tamil cinema 2.1 Geva color 2.1.1 List of Tamil films taken in Geva Color 2.2 Technicolor 2.3 Eastman color 2.3.1 List of Tamil Films taken in Eastmancolour 2.4 Cinemascope 2.5 Partly coloured films 2.6 End of black and white era 3 Telugu cinema 3.1 Geva Colour 3.2 Eastmancolor 3.3 Cinemascope 3.4 Partly coloured films 4 Kannada cinema 4.1 Geva colour 4.2 Eastman colour 4.3 Cinemascope 5 Malayalam cinema 5.1 Eastman Color 5.2 CinemaScope 5.3 Partly Coloured Film 6 See also 7 References . Shantarams Jhanak Jhanak Payal Baaje (1955: shot in Geva Color), Mehboob Khans Mother India (1957) and V. Bharya (1962 film), Kadalamma (1963), Shakuntala (1965) and Pearl View (1970) had some color sequences. 1915C. On DVD. Commercial 'Bollywood movies,' albeit B-budget ones, continued to be made in B&W well after Saraswatichandra, which was not an A-budget film either.