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              In this April 23, 2013 photo, an elderly Indian man walks past a mural depicting Bolllywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan's as in a scene from film "Deewar" in Mumbai, India. Friday, May 3 marks exactly a hundred years after India's first feature film "Raja Harischandra," a silent movie, was screened in 1913. India produced almost 1,500 movies last year and the industry is expected to grow from $ 2 billion to $ 3.6 billion in the next five years, according to consultancy KPMG. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)
Film collection marks 100 years of Indian cinema
Boston.com
NEW DELHI (AP) — Four top Indian filmmakers have come together to make ''Bombay Talkies,'' a short-film collection that hits theaters Friday to celebrate 100 years of Indian cinema. India's first full-length feature film ''Raja Harishchandra,'' or ...
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Bollywood star Aamir Khan happy he can entertain
Bellingham Herald
India Bollywood. Bollywood actor Aamir Khan gestures during a media interaction on completion of his 25 years in Indian cinema, in Mumbai, India, Monday, April 29, 2013. Rafiq Maqbool — AP Photo. Story Photos: India Bollywood. Previous PageNext Page ...
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Bellingham Herald
Bollywood marks India's century of cinema | Bangkok Post: news
Bangkok Post
A man walks past a mural of Indian Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan from his classic film 'Deewar', at sunrise in Mumbai on May 3, 2013. India's movie industry toasted its 100th birthday May 3 with the release of two films celebrating its humble ...
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India celebrates 100 years of Bollywood
FRANCE 24
Commercially, cinema is thriving: India produced almost 1,500 movies last year and the industry is expected to grow from $2 billion to $3.6 billion in the next five years, according to consultancy KPMG. Leading the way is Hindi-language Bollywood ...
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FRANCE 24
Seeds of Indian cinema grew from one photographer's obsession
Reuters
On Friday, Indian cinema marks 100 years since Dhundiraj Govind Phalke's black-and-white silent film "Raja Harishchandra" (King Harishchandra) held audiences spellbound at its first public screening on May 3, 1913, in Mumbai. Phalke's 40-minute film, ...
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Bombay Talkies movie review: A heartwarming ode to Indian cinema
Bollywood Life
Karan Johar, Zoya Akhtar, Dibakar Banerjee and Anurag Kashyap – four directors with different sensibilities come together to commemorate 100 years of Indian cinema with Bombay Talkies. They weave four stories that revolve around the impact of Indian ...
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Bollywood Life
India film festival screens censored scenes
HeraldNet
But they were screened for the first time this weekend in New Delhi during a three-day workshop called "Cut-Uncut," which was part of a festival celebrating 100 years of Indian cinema. India has the world's largest film industry, with more than 1,100 ...
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Bollywood marks India's century of cinema
AFP
MUMBAI — India's movie industry toasted its 100th birthday on Friday with the release of two films celebrating its humble origins in the silent era and the influence of glamorous modern-day Bollywood. "Bombay Talkies" comprises four short stories ...
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Indian movies which have shone in the international arena
Hindustan Times
Ghatashraddha : (1977) In 2002, Kannada film-making legend, Girish Kasaravalli's film became the only India film at the Film Archive of Paris, selected for the Cinema Hundredth anniversary celebrations, amongst one of the best 100 in the world.
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Hindustan Times
Bombay Talkies impresses film fraternity
New York Daily News
New Delhi, April 29 -- Indian Cinema's centenary symbolic film Bombay Talkies has garnered rave reviews even before its release. And the praise comes from none other than the Bollywood celebs, who've been gushing about the film. Actress Sonam Kapoor ...
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Indian cinema, Hollywood's eastern equivalent: Saif Ali Khan
Hindustan Times
“Life is also about niche pursuits,” says the actor, pointing out to his latest production, Go Goa Gone — a zombie comedy, a genre less heard of in Indian cinema. Saif, who plays a zombie killer in the movie, guarantees it is a “more mainstream film ...
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Hindustan Times
On Indian cinema's centenary, kin want Bharat Ratna for Dadasaheb Phalke
PINKVILLA
were uttered for the first time in India by Dhundiraj Govind Phalke - Dadasaheb Phalke, known as the 'Father of Indian Cinema' - his descendents have sought a befitting recognition of his contribution by posthumously conferring him the Bharat Ratna ...
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PINKVILLA
A dilemma and debate around relaxing film censorship in India
NDTV
The government attempted to show its more open-minded approach at the recent "Cut-Uncut" festival in the capital, which screened originally censored film clips for the first time as part of Indian cinema's centenary celebrations. Directors such as ...
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Celluloid Man
Times of India
Movie Review: Having visited the 'National Film Archive of India' in Pune, as a mass-media/filmappreciation student, I was one of the privileged few who got an opportunity to see rare footage from iconic classics made over 50 years ago! Scenes from ...
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Savita Bhabhi, Kamastura 3D: An erotic centenary for Indian cinema
Bollywood Life
The ongoing celebrations in Delhi for the centenary of Indian cinema will conclude on May 3 with the presentation of the National Film Awards. May 3 is significant of course because that's the day, exactly 100 years ago, when Dhundiraj Govind Phalke's ...
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Bollywood Life
Film festival at Whistling Woods
Times of India
MUMBAI: 'National - Cinema 100' of Whistling Woods International is themed at looking ahead to the future of Indian cinema. On May 11 and 12 2013, Whistling Woods International presents 'Cinema 100 - The Next Wave', a two-day festival that explores the ...
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Indian film industry turns 100, Bollywood hails its growth - Zee News
Zee News
Indian film industry turns 100, Bollywood hails its growth Mumbai: The Indian filmindustry turns 100 Friday and Bollywood celebrities like Anupam Kher and Govinda hail its overall growth and say they are grateful to be a part of the filmdom.
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Zee News
Indian cinema, from Phalke to the Rs. 100-crore club
Hindustan Times
On Hindi cinema's 100th birthday, Paresh Mokashi, the man who chronicled the story of how the father of Indian cinema, Dadasaheb Phalke, made India's first feature film in 1913, tells HT's Robin Bansal that Phalke would have loved the transition ...
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Satyajit's magical 'Ray' of humanistic cinema - Zee News
Tamil India.com
“Not to have seen the cinema of Ray means existing in the world without seeing the sun or the moon”- this famous quote by Akira Kurosawa is the most apt tribute to Satyajit Ray's sheer brilliance. A great auteur, who put Indian cinema prominently on ...
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Tamil India.com
Indian film industry's fascination for the 'wood' suffix
DAWN.com
As the Indian film industry turns a 100 years old today, here's looking at our different industries and their fascination for the 'wood' suffix. Globally, the Indian film industry is almost synonymous with Bollywood. But the 100-year-old industry ...
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Tent cinema returns with `Hunterwali`, rare silent and talkies - Zee News
Zee News
Tent cinema returns with `Hunterwali`, rare silent and talkies New Delhi: Tent cinema has returned to the Capital thanks to the ongoing Indian cinema centenary festival where the audience is enjoying the escapades of the legendary `Hunterwali` in a ...
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Indian Film Festival of Melbourne begins with cinema tribute - Zee News
Zee News
Indian Film Festival of Melbourne begins with cinema tribute Melbourne: The grand celebration of 100 years of Indian cinema kicked off here with the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne that will showcase over 60 films in the course of 20 days.
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Indian cinema@100: 40 Firsts in Indian cinema
NDTV
The one constant in the ten decades of Indian cinema has been change. Right from the release of the first feature film Raja Harishchandra to today's age of digital cinema, the process of making movies has been one of evolution. As we celebrate 100 ...
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NDTV
Phalke, National awards presented as Indian cinema turns 100
Daily News & Analysis
Talking about the film's extraordinary journey, director Tigmanshu Dhulia told PTI that it was special to get the award on a day when Indian cinema is celebrating 100 golden years. Bollywood legend Pran was today conferred the prestigious Dada Saheb ...
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Indian cinema@100: 8 things you didn't know about Guide
NDTV
Author R K Narayan hated the film adaptation of his acclaimed novel, but Guide (1965) is widely considered a masterpiece of Indian cinema and among the best work of its stars Dev Anand and Waheeda Rehman. S D Burman gave Bollywood some it's most ...
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NDTV
Film societies made cinema popular
Times of India
About 52 years ago, when Satyajit Ray set up the Federation of Film Societies of India (FFSI), there was hardly any audience for 'different' cinema. The film society movement nurtured and created this audience, a fact acknowledged by late prime ...
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How Indian cinema evolved over the years
Hindustan Times
In the early decades, the heroine in Indian cinema had only one objective in life, that of being a sati-savitri, who never looked beyond her family and husband. The kitchen was her cocoon, and she epitomised all things good. Through the 1940s, 50s and ...
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Hindustan Times
Indian cinema comes late to own centenary party
Bollywood Life
Was Dadasaheb Phalke the first one to make a film in India, or was it Dadasaheb Torne? It is a well known fact that Indian cinema is a late developer. We adopt cinematic trends or rather ape them from the West, years after the fact. With the honourable ...
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Bollywood Life
Restoration era of Indian cinema
Hindustan Times
The years 2009-12 have been fruitful for goldies oldies of Indian cinema. So far, 566 films have been restored or digitised by the National Archives of India (NFAI) in these three years. The 20-odd silent films in NFAI collection that have been saved ...
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Hindustan Times
Lagaan marked new period of Indian cinema: Karan
India Today
For filmmaker Karan Johar, 2001 was the turning point in Hindi cinema as two uniquefilms - Dil Chahta Hai and Lagaan: Once Upon A Time In India - truly set the ball rolling for change. "I think there are a lot of decades of brilliance. The 1940s and ...
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India Today
`Cinema lot more than few reels of entertainment` - Zee News
Zee News
`Cinema lot more than few reels of entertainment` New Delhi: Cinema must be beyond a "few reels of entertainment" as it is a good medium to channelise the positive changes in the country`s socio-cultural milieu, says filmmaker Nitin Kakkar, whose debut ...
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Zee News

BBC News - 100 years of Indian cinema - What you need to know
Indian cinema has thrived in the 100 years since the release of its first silentfilm - Raja ...
www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-22354731
Film collection marks 100 years of Indian cinema - News, Weather ...
Four top Indian filmmakers have come together to make "Bombay Talkies," a short-film collection that hits theaters Friday to celebrate 100 years of Indian ...
www.turnto10.com/.../film-collection-marks-100-years-of-indi...
Film collection marks 100 years of Indian cinema - Yahoo! Movies
From Yahoo! Movies: NEW DELHI (AP) — Four top Indian filmmakers have come together to make "Bombay Talkies," a short-film collection that hits theaters ...
movies.yahoo.com/.../film-collection-marks-100-years-indian-...
Seeds of Indian cinema grew from one photographer's obsession ...
Reuters TV · Reuters News ... On Friday, Indian cinema marks 100 years since Dhundiraj Govind Phalke's black-and-white silent film "Raja Harishchandra" ( King ...
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