The Film Institute of India is registered as an autonomous society and is merged with the TV training centre and became the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII).
Hindustan Photo Films started limited production of positive colour stock.
Waheeda Rehmaan married actor Kanwaljeet on 27th April.
Sulochana (Ruby Mayers) awarded with the prestigious Dada Sahab Phalke Award
for her contribution to the Hindi cinema.
The Film Festival of India became an annual event.