100 years of Indian cinema: ‘Raja Harishchandra’ unofficial Google doodle

Google doodled Alam Ara, Google doodled Ray and because Google didn’t doodle the 100th anniversary of the release of the first Indian movie – Raja Harishchandra, Cutting the Chai has.

This 100 years of Indian cinema unofficial Google doodle is a mosaic image made up of over 1500 individual frames from DG Phalke’s 1913 movie, extracted from whatever is left of the landmark film. The full image measures 4821×1928 pixels and can be downloaded from here.

Zoom in to explore (hover over the image, use the controls on the bottom right or simply click). This

(It gives me ironic pleasure in using Microsoft’s deep zoom technology to showcase an unofficial Google doodle.)

To watch Raja Harishchandra and to read the amazing story of the making of the movie, click here.