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CINEMA@100

As Indian cinema turns 100, we give you a chance to vote and choose the movie of the century. We will profile five films daily from a list of top 100. If your favourite movie wins, you will also win exciting prizes!

bollywood Updated: May 11, 2012 12:22 IST
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As Indian cinema turns 100, we give you a chance to vote and choose the movie of the century. We will profile five films daily from a list of top 100. If your favourite movie wins, you will also win exciting prizes!

Taxi Driver
This 1954 film starred actors Dev Anand, Johnny Walker and Kalpana Kartik, and is best known for the song, Jayen To Jayen Kahan, which became a super hit. The film was directed by Chetan Anand.
code: 093

Devdas
Devdas (1955) broke all records, becoming the most legendary film of all times. Directed by Bimal Roy, the film saw outstanding performances by Dilip Kumar, Vyjayanthimala and Suchitra Sen.
code: 032

Shree 420
This 1955 flick, starring Raj Kapoor, Nargis and Nagira, grossed over R2 crore at the box office. It’s best known for the song, Mera Joota Hai Japani, which became a patriotic symbol of India.
code: 090

Jagte Raho
This 1956 film, with Raj Kapoor as its lead actor, shows how a middle-class man is caught in the trap of corruption. Its song, Jaago Mohan Pyare, is still remembered by people as a classic.
code: 049

Awara
This 1951 film, directed by actor Raj Kapoor, saw him, Prithviraj Kapoor and Nargis in lead roles. The film’s song, Awara Hoon, became a booming hit.
code: 015

How to vote for your film
To choose your movie of the century, sms CINEMA <movie code> to 54242. Or you can log on to
www.cinemaat100.com. You can win exciting movie merchandise daily by participating in the contest.
So, start voting now!

Did you know
Awara became an overnight sensation in South Asia, Soviet Union, East Asia, Africa, and the Middle East. It was nominated for the Grand Prize at the Cannes Film Festival in 1953