Government restricted lengths of films to 11,000 feet to conserve stock for war propaganda films.
Censor board tightened its grip on the movies, use of - Gandhi, Nehru, Freedom and other such words were banned in the films.
Homi Wadia made 'Ekta', first film of Sindhi language.
Bombay talkies' partner Subodh Mukherjee started Filmistaan alongwith Ashok Kumar
A R Kardar started his Kardar Studios in Bombay.