100 years of Indian cinema

As Indian cinema enters its 100th year, we chronicle some historical milestones that shaped the various film industries.

100 years of Indian cinema: Top 50 hand-painted Bollywood posters

Hand-painted posters are one of the wonders of Indian cinema. The painter does what plastic surgeons fail to.

IBNLive Poll: Vote for India's greatest film of all time

Top 100 films from different languages are fighting to become India's greatest film ever. Make your opinion count.

100 Years of Indian Cinema: How we got our first English film

Modern Theatres joined hands with an American Film company to produce the first English film in South India.

100 Years of Indian Cinema: The ethereal Madhubala - a life full of paradoxes

Despite battling serious ailments, the seductress never allowed the smile to fade from her face.

100 years of Indian cinema: Watch 'Raja Harishchandra' (1913)

A 100 years after the first public screening of 'Raja Harishchandra' watch it on your browser.

100 years of Indian cinema: How Bombay became Bollywood - the silent era

As Indian cinema turns 100 years this year, we look at the initial phase of Indian films- silent films which gave emphasis to images and treated them as canvases.

100 Years of Indian Cinema: Homosexuals and the third gender on celluloid

As we celebrate 100 years of cinema, we go back in time to see how the pioneers treated homosexuality on celluloid.

Indian cinema is still a cottage industry: Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra

Indian cinema completes a century of its existence this year and Mehra says the baby steps towards 'global' cinema have only just begun.