Bollywood Scheme 1 st 4 – 5 pts – written (name, place, animal, thing) Next 12 – 10 - passing Last 2 – 10 – team nominee Answers at the end! Image credit: http:// www.flickr.com/photos/meanestindian /
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(this question is spread over three slides) As a child, he took part in a high jump competition and won. This incident inspired a short story called “High Jump”. This person also painted (Examples in the next slide). Q05
Q05 Connect the missing person in this family tree to the person/incident/story mentioned in the previous two slides Guru Dutt Shivshankar and Vasanthi Atmaram ? (m. Gopalkrishna) Kalpana Devdas
Q06 Dilip Kumar on meeting X said that “ X’s words contain an odour of daal-chaawal” Pricked by this, X learnt Urdu and later used it with great fluency and command. Who?
(paraphrased video question) A scene from “Manorama 6 Feet Under” in which Abhay Deol is watching an English film. Which film? Q07
Q08 (Paraphrased Video Clip) The beginning of Vishal Bhardwaj’s Maqbool shows Naseeruddin Shah, Om Puri, and X talking about the ‘encounter’ of “NaaTaa”. Connect X and the film above
(paraphrased video question) An end credit sequence of a film The last frame shown has: “Other Students… Senior: Shah Rukh Khan” Which National Award winning actor’s name appears in the next set of credits? Q09
This Vasant Desai film song has two versions: solo and chorus It is now sung by the Bharat Scouts and Guides in a modified form The subject of the modified song has been changed to Baden Powell. Which famous song? Q10
This pair’s only collaboration was “Sadma” They are now working together for a film called “ S.R.K” (begun in 2008) Who? Q11
Person 1 1973 Dadasaheb Phalke Award Person 2 1983 Dadasaheb Phalke Award Person 3 First FF award: playing Madhumita and Vaishnavi Common in 1953, 1960, 2008 respectively Identify all three Q12
Q13 “ Best Supporting Actress” FF nomination – “Goonj Uthi Shehnai” – 1959 Other well-known films: Sanjog, Sampoorna Ramayan, Aradhana, Sharmeelee, Anand Ashram, Dekh Kabira Roya, Kavi Kalidas, Sangeet Samrat Tansen Best known work: Involved two weeks of shooting Each day, she would eat only after finishing shooting Who or (more importantly) What is her best known work?
Opening credits of a film is accompanied by the song “ chaah bha.nvar trishnaa / nii.nd na aaye” (the visuals show the interior of a jail and sounds of locking up) The story was written by Pooja Ladha Surti. The well-known singer rarely performs for films, but incidentally had sung for a film released in late 2008. Identify singer and film. Q14
Akira Kurosawa grew up with learning difficulties and was mentored by a teacher to win the high jump; he later realised his artistic talents. Amole Gupte wrote the story based on this incident. This later evolved into “Taare Zameen Par”. Lalitha Lajmi, sister of Guru Dutt, appears as the art contest judge in the film.
“ Chinatown” which inspired “Manorama…”
Abbas Tyrewala; Ranvir Shorey’s character in “No Smoking” was called Abbas Tyrewala, and Abbas Tyrewala, who co-wrote Maqbool, appears in the opening scene.