In pictures: National Museum of Indian Cinema in the home of Bollywood

India's first national film museum is spread across a stylish 19th-century bungalow and a modern five-storey glass structure in south Mumbai. The museum celebrates not just Bollywood but also the movies made in the various regions and languages across India.
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An Indian student (R) visits the National Museum of Indian Cinema (NMIC), the country's first museum showcasing the history of its film industry in Mumbai. From silent black-and-white films to colourful blockbusters bursting with song and dance, a new museum tracing the evolution of Indian cinema has opened in the home of Bollywood. Costing 1.4 billion rupees (19.6 million USD), India's first national film museum is spread across a stylish 19th-century bungalow and a modern five-storey glass structure in south Mumbai.
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An old Arricord motion picture camera is displayed at the National Museum of Indian Cinema (NMIC), the country's first museum showcasing the history of its film industry in Mumbai.
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A general view of the National Museum of Indian Cinema (NMIC), the country's first museum showcasing the history of its film industry in Mumbai.
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A visitor takes a picture of a display with images of former Indian movie actors at the National Museum of Indian Cinema (NMIC), the country's first museum showcasing the history of its film industry in Mumbai.
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Students visit the National Museum of Indian Cinema (NMIC), the country's first museum showcasing the history of its film industry in Mumbai.
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A visitor walks past exhibits at the National Museum of Indian Cinema (NMIC), the country's first museum showcasing the history of its film industry in Mumbai.