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bollywood Updated: May 21, 2012 00:22 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!


Directed by Subhash Ghai, Karz (1980), which stars Rishi Kapoor, Tina Munim and Simmi Garewal, is a film based on reincarnation. It became an immediate hit at the box-office.

Code: 058

Umrao Jaan

Umrao Jaan (1981), directed by Muzaffer Ali, is based on the Urdu novel — Umrao Jaan Ada. Starring Rekha and Farooq Shaikh, the film featured iconic songs like Dil Cheez Kya Hai.

Code: 097

Love Story

Produced by Rajendra Kumar, Love Story (1981) stars Kumar Gaurav and Vijeta Pandit. With music by RD Burman, the film, a remake of the hit Bengali film, Chhadmabeshi, became a blockbuster.

Code: 064

Chashme Buddoor

Chashme Buddoor (1981) is a romantic comedy starring Farooq Shaikh and Deepti Naval. With music by Raj Kamal, the movie did fairly well at the box office.

Code: 026

Ek Duuje Ke Liye

Directed by K Balachander, Ek Duuje Ke Liye (1981), starring Kamal Hassan and Rati Agnihotri, became a big hit at the box office. The songs of the film were appreciated by everybody.

Code: 040

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

. You can win exciting movie merchandise daily by participating in the contest. So, start voting now!

Did you know

A portion of Ek Duuje Ke Liye’s song, Tere Mere Beech Mein, was later sampled in the hit 2004 Britney Spears song Toxic — as a part of its hook.