FFC and Indian Motion Picture Export Corporation merged to form the National Film Development Corporation (NFDC).
Mrinal Sen retrospective held at the National film Theatre, London.
The journal Cinema Vision India started in Bombay with an issue on Silent Cinema in India.
Famous actor-director Sohrab Modi, awarded Dada Sahab Phalke Award
for his services to Indian cinema.
Death of Mohd. Rafi (31st July), Uttam Kumar (24th July), Saraswati Devi , Kishore Sahu (22nd August), Sahir Ludhiyanvi (25th October).