Devika Rani sang a song in the film Karma(1933), a bi-lingual song in English and Hindi. This song is said to be Bollywood’s first English song.

Also, Karma(1933) was one of the earliest Indian films to feature a kissing scene.The kissing scene, involving Devika Rani and her husband Himanshu Rai, lasted for about four minutes. This stands as the record for duration of a kissing scene in Indian cinema as of 2014.