- Louis Le Prince was the world’s first film maker.
- Raja Harishchandra is the first full-length motion picture in India
- Kagaz ke phool is the first Cinemascope film in India which is Produced and directed by Guru Dutt.
- T P Rajalakshmi was the first Heroine of Tamil who has introduced in the movie Kalidas in 1931
- The first National film Award (INDIA) for the Best Child Actor was received by Kamal Haasan for the Tamil movie “Kalathur Kannamma” in the year 1960
- M G Ramachandran won the National Film Award for Best Actor for the Tamil Movie “Rickshakaran” in 1972.
- Actress Lakshmi won the National Film Award for Best Actress in 1977 for the Tamil movie “Sila Nerangalil Sila Manithargal”.
- The first 3d movie in Tamil is ANNAI BHOOMI which is made in 1985.
- Maaveeran (1986) is the first Tamil movie in 70mm. Rajinikanth played the lead role in the movie.