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1 Cricket ManiaX, a former West Indian cricketer made his debut againstIndia and played county cricket for Somerset andGlamorgan. He has been voted as one of the cricketers ofthe 20th Century by Wisden.Y is a famous Indian television and film actress who hasacted in movies like Utsav and Khalnayak and televisionserials Bharat Ek Khoj and Jassi Jaisi koi Nahin.X had a brief relationship with Y with whom he has adaughter.Identify X and Y.
2 Sizzling beautyX, one of eight siblings, was born in Hong Kong, to a Muslimfather, raised in Hawaii and later moved to her mothers homecountry, England. She started modelling at the age of 14, inLondon.Her modeling work led her to be discovered by filmmaker KaizadGustad, who gave her a part in a movie released in 2003, in aforeign country, Y. Since then, shes not looked back andcurrently enjoys the status of a superstar in the country Y.Who is X and what is Y?
3 My name is X and I am not a terroristX is a singer, songwriter, composer and actor. He is bestknown for his soulful but strikingly simple ballad-style singingand melodious voice. Hes had two marriages and his first wifeappeared in a song video from his first Indipop album. He hadan uncomfortable relationship with his father, who was abollywood actor himself.His wanderlust has taken him many places. He has bredhorses, worked in oil rigs, sold carpets, worked in NewZealand and is a farmer with a strong opinion on organicmethods in farming.One of his notable roles came in a movie that was a remakeof a famous Quentin Tarantino movie.
6 The Nariyal Award RecipientX was born in a Tamil Iyer family in Palakkad. She was firstnoticed in the Indian sitcom Hum Paanch, where she portrayedthe role of Radhika Mathur for some time. X made her Hindi filmdebut with the movie Y (2005), where she acted opposite SaifAli Khan and Sanjay Dutt.This performance earned her a Filmfare Best Female DebutAward as well as her first Filmfare Award for Best Actressnomination. She has also acted in the comedy movie Z, whichhas had a strong cultural impact in India, due to the ideologymade popular by it.
7 Indi-Pop ConnectionThis song X was nominated for a GrammyAward for best pop performance by a group.The song shares its name with a famous Indi-Pop song in which the singer was literally “X”while singing the song.The Indian song X was the claim to fame of itssinger Y, who is currently part of one of themost successful music composer singer trio inIndia.What is X and who is Y?
8He is of mixed Irish, Dutch, English,and French descent on his fathers side, andof Italian ancestry on his mothers; he is almost alwayscast as Italian. When X auditioned for the role thatwould shoot him to fame, he only had $11 to his name.His most notable movie roles have been in thefilms Ed (1996), Lost in Space (1998), CharliesAngels (2000) and All the Queens Men (2001). Who isX?
12ABC is an Indian film director, actor, writer and producer. Hehas appeared on TV serials and his most famous role was in thecrime thriller CID. He‟s also done side roles in the movies KabhiHaan Kabhi Naa and Chamatkar, both featuring Shah Rukh Khan.He made his directorial debut in 1993, but his first two movieswent unnoticed in Bollywood. He rose to fame with his thirdmovie, in 2001, which won him numerous awards.He‟s known as the „Actor‟s Director‟ and his movies aretypically popular with the critics.
14X is a popular singer, songwriter and guitarist and is the best-selling Canadian Male Arist of all time. X is commonlyassociated with the arena rock genre and is sometimes labelledas a pop-rock musician.He performs rock songs, ballads and mid-tempo tracks. He is awell-known photographer and his photos have been publishedin Vogue, Vanity Fair, Esquire etc. He‟s got a fan basecomprising people from all ages and both genders and hastoured India thrice, the most recent being in 2006.
15„The Theory of Everything‟ is a song by the band BarenakedLadies.Our whole universe was in a hot dense state,Then nearly fourteen billion years ago expansion started. Wait...The Earth began to cool,The autotrophs began to drool,Neanderthals developed tools,We built a wall (we built the pyramids),Math, science, history, unravelling the mysteries,_______________________________________FITB
AnswerWWE (The Rock, Hulk Hogan, Undertaker, Stone Cold Steve Austin)
17His stint with advertising began in 1987, with Allwyn‟sTrendy Watch campaign. He went on to compose morethan 300 ad films – Boost with Kapil Dev and SachinTendulkar, MRF Tyres, Premier Pressure cooker, AsianPaints, Hero Puch, etc.He also owns Panchathan Record Inn, one of India‟s mostadvanced studios. Who?
19 X is a popular song composed and sung by Roy Orbison, in 1964. The song acted as an inspiration for the song Y, which featured in a movie starring Shah Rukh Khan, directed by Nikhil Advani. It was one of the few instances when Bollywood film makers complied with international copyright laws and obtained the license to use X.
20X shot to fame playing the role of Doogie Howser, M.D, a childprodigy, who becomes a doctor at the age of 16. He returned toTV in 2005, playing the role of Y, in the sitcom Z.The character Y is shown to be a opportunist, serial womanizer,manipulative, and is known to get into weird challenges. Helives by his own rules, which he has also penned down in abook.He has featured as himself in the two Harold and Kumarmovies.
21His paternal grandparents emigrated to the UnitedKingdom from Grenada in the 1950s. His parents namedhim after a US multiple-gold medal winning athlete.He began karting at the age of eight, and quickly beganwinning races and championships. At age ten, heapproached McLaren F1 team boss Ron Dennis and toldhim, "Im going to race for you one day... Im going to racefor McLaren". He‟s also the youngest F-1 driver‟s champion.
22X made her bollywood singing debut at the age of 10,singing for the movie Chachi 420. Her second song came inHey Ram, where she sang the bilingual versions of the titletheme, Rama Rama, in Hindi and in Tamil. She also madeher cinematic debut in the movie.Shes had a cameo appearance as the daughter ofVallabhbhai Patel in the biopic of Mahatma Gandhi. Apartfrom this, shes also the vocalist of an alternative rock bandThe Extramentals.
THE MOVIE GRIDCharacters Taglines Oscars Bollywood Filmfare Hollywood Movie Quotes Comedy Drama True Stories Sci-Fi Romantic Sports MovieAnimation Theme Songs Posters
CharactersDanny Denzogpa was offered to play therole of this character, but he was too busydoing Feroz Khan‟s Dharmatma that hedeclined the role. Though he doesn‟t regretdoing so, but the character went on tobecome one of the greatest characters ofall times in Indian Cinema. Identify thecharacter.
OscarsAll About Eve is an American drama film,nominated for 14 Academy Awards - a featthat was unparalleled for almost half acentury (47 years to be exact). WhichHollywood blockbuster was the secondmovie to garner 14 Oscar nominations?
Filmfare awardsSelected by Time Magazine as one of the 10best movies of the year from across theGlobe, this Sanjay Leela Bhansali Filmmade an all-time record at the Filmfareawards by winning eleven records.
The Bollywood Hollywood ConnectionTwo of Robin Williams greatest comedieshave been made into smashing Bollywoodhits. While one deals with the true lifestory of Hunter Adams, a medical doctorwho became famous for his unconventionalapproach to medicine; the other deals withan actor disguising himself as a femalehousekeeper. Name the four movies.
Movie QuotesA: You are Omaticaya now. You may make your bowfrom the wood of Hometree. And you may choose awoman. We have many fine women. Ninat is the bestsinger.B: I dont want Ninat.A: Peyral is a good hunter.B: Yes, she is a good hunter. But Ive already chosen.But this woman must also choose me.A: (smiles) She already has.[They kiss]Identify A,B and the movie.
AnswerNyetri = Joe SaldanaJake Sully = Sam Worthington
ComedyFrom these screenshots, identify the movie
DramaNadiya Ke Paar is a 1982 Hindi film thatran houseful for years in a movietheatre in Allahabad. This movie waslater remade into another Hindisuperhit by the same productioncompany that ran houseful for yearsthroughout India. Name the remake andthe production company.
True StoriesThis historical drama film describes a storythat takes place in a country in the midstof a civil war between the Hutu and Tutsitribes. It is the story of a hotelier PaulRusesabagina trying to save the lives of hisfamily and more than a thousand otherrefugees, by granting them shelter in thebesieged Hôtel des Mille Collines.
Sci-FiX is a 2003 sci-fi movie featuring BenAffleck Uma Thurman and Paul Giamatti inwhich he designs a machine that canpredict the future.Y is an Indian sci-fi movie inspired by theplot of X in which a similar machine isdeveloped by Z when he gets to see his son(which is also played by Z).
SportsFeaturing Kurt Russel, this American sportsbiopic is based on the 1980 WinterOlympics Victory by Men‟s hockey team ledby coach Herb Brooks.Unluckily Herb expired before the moviereleased and the final scenes show theactual pictures from the event as adedication to Herb Brooks.
AnimationAn interpunct is a small dot used forinterword separation in ancient Latin script.One of the most successful Pixar movies usedan interpunct in its name for promotionalpurposes. Name the movie.
Theme SongsThe song “Eye of the Tiger” was writtenand performed by the rock band Survivor atthe request of the lead actor of this movieafter he was unable to obtain permissionfor Queen‟s “Another One Bites The Dust”.Identify this sports based movie.
41X is an Indian singer who started his career, and rose to famewith the band Silk Route. He released two albums, Boondein andPehchan with Silk Route. He had success before acting with thesong "Dooba Dooba" from the album Boondein. The albumdebuted at number one on the album chart and won severalawards at the Channel V awards in 1998.The band dissolved and in 2008, he released the solo albumKalam, for which he composed and sung. He has also took part inthe television reality series Mission Ustaad on the entertainmentchannel 9X. He regularly sings for Bollywood movies these days.
42The title graphic of which popular TVshow shows the Earth turning into aSolar Eclipse, featuring an instance ofBaily‟s beads with the show logo and amusical interlude written by the showcreator Tim Kring.
43Dalip Singh Rana, famously known as X was born on 27August 1972 to Jwala Ram and Tandi Devi. He was anofficer in the Punjab state police and won Mr. India in1995 and 1996. X is named after Indian Goddess whosename means the “The Black One”.He married Harminder Kaur on February 27, 2002 and sayshe is a vegetarian, abhorring tobacco and alcohol. He hasappeared in 2 Hollywood movies thus far.
44X is a "famous‟ personality in Bollywood. He started his careerwith his production house, which produced television serialsfor such as Andaz & Amar Prem.The debut album and debut movie of X share the same title.He entered into music direction through the movie Pyaar KiyaTo Darna Kya in 1998. His playback singing signalled his rise tofame, and he is also the first singer and composer to perform atWembley Stadium & Heineken Music Hall. He was activelyinvolved in mentoring and judging Zee TVs Sa Re Ga Ma PaChallenge. His group was called "Rock" Gharana.Needless to say, he has a „cult‟ following in India. Who is thisdistinguised personality?
45Archie Bunker is a fictional character in the long-running andtop-rated American television sitcom All in the Family.He is a reactionary, bigoted, conservative blue-collar workerand family man, played to acclaim by Carroll OConnor. TVGuide named Archie the greatest television character of alltime. He‟s shown to be a Xenophobic, particularly evident inhis dislike for the Brits, Germans and colored people.He‟s been the inspiration for the character X on the show Y.The creators of the show Y have mentioned that when theywere discussing the idea for the show, it occurred to them that“if we could have a little Archie Bunker on their show as well,that‟d be great.”
46 MEGA CONNECT• 4 Sets of Clues• Each slide represents one clue• Scoring schemes for set 1-4 : +30/-15,+20/-10, +10/-5, +5/0
Edward Cole: Kopi Luwak is the worldsmost expensive coffee. Though for some, itfalls under the category of "too good to betrue." In the Sumatran village, where thebeans are grown, lives a breed of wild treecat. These cats eat the beans, digest themand then... defecate.Edward Cole: The villagers then collect andprocess the stools. It is the combination ofthe beans and the gastric juices of the treecat that give Kopi Luwac...[Carter starts laughing]Edward Cole: ...its unique flavor... andaroma. Youre shitting me!
47 Think beyond Ludo and CarromWhich ballgame is known as futebol totó in Brazil,piłkarzyki in Poland(meaning small football players), andtaca –taca in Chile (to describe the sound made whenplaying)?
48X is an Indian television show that first aired onDoordarshan in 1989. The show was a satire on the socio-cultural problems faced by the common man in India at thetime. Although only 10 episodes of the show were everproduced, the show has had a long and powerful legacy.The show was shot completely in Chandigarh. The castremained the same in every episode, although they playeddifferent characters as each episode essayed a differentstory.
50ABC is a style of piano-based blues that became very popular inthe late 1930s and early 1940s. Whilst the blues traditionallydepicts a variety of emotions, ABC is mainly associated withdancing.ABC is also the name of a very popular show on IndianTelevision. It‟s been one of the longest running shows, startingin 1998 and continuing till date. A few celebrities have alsotaken part in the show, including Juhi Chawla, Esha Deol, DiaMirza, Govinda, Vivek Oberoi and Ritesh Deshmukh. It was oneof the earliest shows in its genre and now has triggered launchof numerous other shows based on the theme.
A is one of the most prominent scriptwriter and lyricist in India B is the wife of A and herself a prominent scriptwriter C made his acting debut in a film written by B and also starred as an Indian superhero in a film, again written by B D is the wife of A and has won a record 5 time national award for best actress E is the niece of D and a talented Bollywood actress who now does films mostly in parallel cinema F if the niece of B and one of the most prominent Indian choreographers G is the brother of F