Father of Indian Cinema’s 148th birth anniversary of Dadasaheb Phalke Dadasaheb Phalke’s 148th birth anniversary was marked on Monday by the Google Doodle. Paying homage to one of Indian cinema’s most iconic producer-director-screenwriters, the doodle depicts Phalke involved in various stages of the filmmaking process. Dadasaheb Phalke, who was born as Dhundiraj Govind Phalke, is credited