Amitabh Bachchan made his Bollywood debut in 1969 with Khwaja Ahmad Abbas' Saat Hindustani, which fetched him a National Award. And after a rocky start he proved his mettle with a variety of roles
"I was the first person to do stand-up comedy in English. This was some about 18 years ago. I used to go to small clubs, restaurants and venues and perform in front of 100, 250 people for almost an hour and half. I used to travel often for this," said Boman Irani
"Shah Rukh, Salman and Aamir are doing great work. I hope they continue as they are. They should continue (work) for another 100 years. They are inspiring a lot of people. They are a great source of inspiration, joy. I wish them all the best," said Amitabh Bachchan
Many of us who came of age in the '90s related to the film even more than the generation before us and the one after
Bollywood actress Vidya Balan has reportedly been approached by Southern filmmaker R Sarath to play Charlie Chaplin. Mr Sarath was quoted as saying in an interview to a publication, "It's been 100 years since Charlie Chaplin first appeared on screen and I wanted to honour him. The Hindi film with Vidya is not a biopic but a serious piece of fiction with lots of smiles and tears."
To celebrate a 100 years of Indian cinema, we asked Anil Kapoor, Karan Johar, Zoya Akhtar, Sonam Kapoor and John Abraham to pick the moment that defined Bollywood.