Kismet Movie was released in 1943.

Following are the firsts:

  1. Kismet was the first Hindi movie to have an anti-hero as its protagonist.
  2. It was also the first ever Hindi movie to use the theme of pregnancy out of wedlock.
  3. Kismet was also the first ever Indian movie to use the lost and found formula used in several Hindi movies.
  4. The unprecedented success of Kismet established Ashok Kumar as the first ever superstar of Hindi cinema.
  5. Kismet marks the on screen debut of famous comedian Mehmood.
  6. This movie also introduced double-role acting for the first time through its first superstar, Ashok Kumar.