An employee of the New Excelsior Theatre puts up letters spelling out the movie "Bombay Talkies" in Mumbai
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Bollywood cinema: 10 lesser-known facts

Indian cinema began 100 years ago - although the term 'Bollywood' was only coined many years later.

Top Bollywood film makers Anurag Kashyap, Karan Johar, Dibakar Banerjee and Zoya Akhtar have made a film, Bombay Talkies, which pays homage to the centenary of Indian cinema.

They tell the BBC's Yogita Limaye their views on Bollywood's past, present and future.

  • 04 May 2013
  • From the section India
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