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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 12, 2012 01:01 IST

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!

Do Aankhen Barah Haath
This 1957 movie was directed by V Shantaram, who also acted in the film. Based on Gandhian philosophy, the film is still remembered for the iconic song Aye Malik Tere Bande Hum. It is also the first Indian film to win a Golden Globe Award.
code: 035

Naya Daur
This film was the biggest blockbuster of 1957. Set in post-Independence India, the film had Dilip Kumar, Vyjayanthimala and Ajit in leading roles. Music of the film is considered legendary, especially the song Yeh Desh Hai Veer Jawano Ka.
code: 076

Mother India
This 1957 film ranks among the biggest Indian box office blockbusters. Written and directed by Mehboob Khan, the film stars Nargis and Sunil Dutt. It bagged many national and global awards and is considered a milestone in Indian cinema.
code: 071

Pyaasa
This 1957 film was directed and produced by Guru Dutt. Maestros such as SD Burman, Sahir Ludhianvi, Geeta Dutt and Mohammed Rafi produced evergreen songs such as Jaane kya tune kahi and Sar jo tera chakraye, still sung by many.
code: 079

Chalti Ka Naam Gaadi
A 1958 comedy film, it is considered one of the best works by SD Burman. The film has Kishore Kumar and Madhubala in the lead. Kumar sang many songs in the film along with Asha Bhosle, including Ek ladki bheegi bhaagi si.
code: 025

Did you know
Iconic film Mother India was the country’s first submission to the Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film in 1958. It was shortlisted and was in the the top five films in the category.

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!