Many films were made in the Surya Film Studio on Cunningham Road. This was Karnataka's first film studio as well. It was one of the most sophisticated studios with a processing lab included.
The studio had hand-operated cameras which were unique for the time. The studio did not have a ceiling and used sunlight for shooting. Out of the 55 films made in India during the five-year period, 50 of them were made in Bangalore's Surya Film Studio.
History 6 - Silent Movie Venues was Bangalore and Mysore
History 5 - Silent Films Started In Karnataka
History 4 - First Film Theater In Bangalore
History 3 - First Feature Film in India
History 2 - World To Miracle Of Cinema
History 1 - Before Cinema Begining