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CINEMA@100

bollywood Updated: May 22, 2012 00:57 IST
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As Indian cinema enters its 100th year, 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!

Arth
This semi-autobiographical film (1982), was based on filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt’s extramarital affair with yesteryear actor Parveen Babi. It starred Shabana Azmi and Kulbhushan Kharbanda.
Code: 014

Disco Dancer
This 1982 film, starring Mithun Chakraborty, is about a street performer who makes it big. The film is specially known for its disco songs, and its soundtrack even won the Gold award in China.
Code: 034

Masoom
This 1983 film has Naseeruddin Shah and Shabana Azmi in lead roles. The plot revolves around a married couple and what happens when the husband’s illegitimate son comes to live with them.
Code: 068

Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro
This 1983 film, starring Naseeruddin Shah, Ravi Baswani, Om Puri and Satish Shah, is considered a cult classic in Indian cinema. It is a satire on the rampant corruption in the country.
Code: 050

Ardh Satya
This 1983 film won many prestigious awards and is considered a landmark film in Indian film history. Starring Om Puri and Smita Patil, it is still considered to be one of the best cop films made in the country.
Code: 013

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
Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro was made on such a shoe-string budget that Naseeruddin Shah, the most well-known actor among the cast, was paid only Rs 15,000 for the movie.

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