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the Rules Top 2 or 3 teams qualify Written round +10/0 by default +20/-5 if confident enough to take the risk 2 questions each per topic
QF1 He was an employee of the Tromar Corporation According to others near him, he also sang the Zandu Balm and Nirma jingles He later claimed: “Sachin and Azhar offered to touch my feet” Who was he?
QF2 Connect Uttar Pradesh Mumbai Sui Northern Gas Pipelines
QF3 A famous Cartoon by Abu Abraham. Identify the subject and why he is being lampooned.
QF4 Video Clip description Film: Hrishikesh Mukherjee’s “Chupke Chupke” Asrani is on the phone with Dharmendra, who has just informed him of his engagement. During the conversation, the line gets disconnected. Annoyed, Asrani says: “yeh telephone-waale bhi I tell you. Inhe sudhaarne ka ek hii tariikaa hai - ____” Connect to this person
This film was initially titled "Shirin“, after Shirin Mohammed Ali Her 'husband’ issued a newspaper ad claiming he was indeed married to her Some films dedicated to Shirin Mohammed Ali: “ Yeh Hai Mumbai Meri Jaan” “ Ghulam” “ Dushman” Question: What was the film “Shirin” later retitled as? QF5
Answers F1: Shiv Kumar Thind, who was famously assaulted by Inzamam at Toronto in 1997 F2: Mohammad Nissar (the bowler on top; the Indian and Pakistani first-class champions play for a trophy bearing his name – these are the three winners so far) F3: President Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed for meekly signing into effect several ordinances during the Emergency F4: The infamous act “MISA” (the film was made during the Emergency, thus the Asrani reference; Laloo’s first daughter is named after the act) F5: the autobiographical “Zakhm” by Mahesh Bhatt; Shirin Ali is his mother F6: “The Rahejas” the (in)famous Bombay builders; these are the name analogues for the characters in “Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro” (Vidhu Vinod Chopra & Sudhir Mishra; Shobha De)