Indian Film Festival held in the Soviet Union. Awaara (1951) was a major hit in the USSR.
Government published its decision on the S.K. Patil Enquiry Committee Recommendations.
The second song-less film Munna released.
Last ditch effort to save Bombay Talkies - Badbaan failed.
Due to doing repeated tragic roles in films Dilip Kumar got himself into depression. Psychiatrists suggested him to do comedy films. Then came Aazad, Kohinoor, Insaniyat etc.