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!
A landmark movie of Indian cinema, Bandini (1963) was the last directorial venture of Bimal Roy. It was the 10th highest grosser of the year. Starring Nutan, Ashok Kumar and Dharmendra, it explores the conflicts of the Indian woman.
A 1964 Hindi war-film directed by Chetan Anand, it was based on the 1962 Sino-Indian War. Starring Balraj Sahni, Dharmendra and Sanjay Khan, it won the National Film Award for Second Best Feature Film in 1965.
Raj Kapoor’s first colour film, Sangam (1964), started the Bollywood trend of foreign locales for on-location shooting, such as Venice, Paris, and Switzerland. It starred Vyjayanthimala, Raj Kapoor and Rajendra Kumar.
A 1965 classic starring Dev Anand and Waheeda Rehman, it was directed by Vijay Anand. Based on the novel, The Guide, by RK Narayan, the movie is remembered for it its award-winning performances and music by SD Burman.
This Yash Chopra film pioneered the concept of films with multiple stars. The plot of this movie re-introduced the ‘lost and reunite’ formula in Bollywood and took the top spot at the box office in 1965.
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
Composer Madan Mohan bribed singer Manna Dey with a meal of bhindi meat curry and rice for doing the song Kaun Aaya Mere Mann Ke Dwaare for the film Dekh Kabira Roya.