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!bollywood Updated: May 16, 2012 15:25 IST
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!
Starring Sunil Dutt and Saira Banu in the lead roles, Padosan (1968) is based on the Bengali story ‘Pasher Bari’ by Arun Chowdhury. The music of the film is by RD Burman and features all-time hits like Mere Saamne Wali Khidki Mein.
Directed by Shakti Samanta, Aaradhana (1969), starring Sharmila Tagore and Rajesh Khanna, was a huge box office success. The film is peppered with evergreen songs like Mere Sapno Ki Rani and Roop Tera Mastana by Kishore Kumar.
Do Raaste (1969), starring Rajesh Khanna and Mumtaz, was a box office blockbuster. The film, directed by Raj Khosla, was about the trials and tribulation of a joint family. It laid emphasis on the importance of respecting elders.
Johny Mera Naam
Directed by Vijay Anand, Johny Mera Naam (1970) was the highest grossing Bollywood film of the year. The film, starring Dev Anand and Hema Malini, is considered a Dev Anand classic. It is also remembered for its memorable soundtrack.
Mera Naam Joker
The 1970 film, starring Raj Kapoor, was Rishi Kapoor’s debut film as an actor. It is about a circus clown who makes his audience laugh at the cost of his sorrows. The iconic movie is most remembered for its song, Jeena Yahan Marna Yahan.
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!
First Published: May 15, 2012 16:47 IST