not for profit

indian cinema heritage foundation

Indian Cinema Heritage Foundation is a public charitable trust registered under the Indian Trusts Act, 1882. The Foundation is a humble, yet path breaking initiative to:

  • Establish and manage an archive of Indian cinema;
  • Establish and operate a museum of Indian Cinema;
  • Set up an independent centre to research on Indian cinema history and heritage;
  • Preserve, restore and conserve cinema memorabilia, artefacts, equipment, books, magazines, other material related to Indian cinema;
  • Chronicle and preserve the rich history and heritage of Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Garhwali, Kannada, Konkani, Malayalam, Manipuri, Marathi, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu and other regional cinemas;
  • Document the extra-ordinary legacies of its people and films, and archive their rich contribution;
  • Exhibit the exquisite and colourful cinema memorabilia from the in-house collection of the founders of Cinemaazi;
  • Recount the spectacular journey of Indian cinema and its people, through digital content in multimedia format - articles, video and photo essays, interviews, reviews, timelines - authored by historians, scholars and experts;
  • Rekindle memories and create nostalgia;
  • Crowd source memories and memorabilia; and
  • Engage and entertain the readers, viewers and listeners.