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Cinema @ 100

bollywood Updated: May 17, 2012 01:13 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!

Written and directed by Hrishikesh Mukherjee, Anand (1971) stars actors Rajesh Khanna and Amitabh Bachchan. The film was a success at the box-office and pocketed many Filmfare awards including the Best Movie award.
Code: 008

Hare Rama Hare Krishna
Hare Rama Hare Krishna (1971) stars actors Zeenat Aman and Dev Anand. Anand also directed the film. The movie was an immediate hit and is remembered for songs like Dum Maaro Dum sung by Asha Bhosle.
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Starring Meena Kumari and Raj Kumar, Pakeezah (1972) was written and directed by Kamal Amrohi. The film tells the story of a Lucknow tawaif (courtesan) played by Kumari, who died shortly after the film was completed.
Code: 078

Amar Prem
Amar Prem (1972) was directed by Shakti Samanta and stars actors Sharmila Tagore and Rajesh Khanna in the lead. The thought-provoking song, Chingaari Koi Bhadke, written by Anand Bakshi is one of the highlights of this classic.
Code: 007

Daag (1973) is directed and produced by Yash Chopra. Starring actors Rajesh Khanna, Sharmila Tagore and Rakhee in the lead, the film did well at the box-office. It’s an adaptation of the novel — The Mayor of Casterbridge.
Code: 028

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
Late actor-filmmaker Dev Anand came up with the story for Hare Rama Hare Krishna when he saw hippies in Nepal, where he was on a visit after people started protesting against his previous film, Prem Pujari.