Devika Rani: The kiss scene has always been a sensation for the Indian audience. The Hero and heroines who acted in the lip lock scenes are specially talked about. That is described as something desperate. South audiences especially describe the lip lock scene as silly content. Telugu Movies with lip lock scenes can be counted on fingers. Even some heroes object to that. But it was eighty years ago that the Telugu heroine acted in a long lip lock scene.
Devika Rani Chaudhary, who is known as the first Indian heroine in the days of the development of the film industry in India, made headlines by acting in a bold scene. Devika Rani is a girl from a wealthy Bengali family. She was born in 1908 in Vizag. Her father was Colonel Manmad Nath Chaudhary. First surgeon in India. They are Zamindari family. Devika Rani went to London to study at the age of 9.
It was there that director and actor Himanshu Roy came into contact. They got married in 1929. A bilingual movie titled Karma was made in 1933 with Himanshu Roy as the Hero. Devika Rani's wife acted opposite Himanshu Roy in that film. The movie has a long four-minute kiss scene. Himansh Roy-Devika Rani Mamekamai acted in that scene.
In those days when it was considered wrong for a girl to stare at a boy, Devika Rani made headlines for acting in a kiss scene. Devika Rani has been in the film industry for ten years. Vishwakavi Rabindranath Tagore will be a relative of Devika Rani. Himanshu and Devika Rani studied film technology abroad. Karma movie was successful in English. In Hindi, Plop. A state-of-the-art studio named Bombay Talkies was set up in Mumbai.