RULES* Total 25 questions.* Clock Infinite Bounce.* Marks : 10 for direct; 10 for bonus.* Just pick your lucky number.
adverb reach out with us THE GRID 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 1011 12 13 14 1516 17 18 19 2021 22 23 24 25
adverb reach out with us AUDIENCE QUESTIONS1 2 3 4 5
adverbAUD 1. reach out with us Which Hollywood legend born to Karl & Anna Gustafson has an autobiography titled - “Here Lies The Heart”? (Clue – She was once named “the most beautiful woman who ever lived” by the The Guinness Book of World Records.)
adverb1. reach out with usWhich Hindi film released in 2006, adopted aninnovative marketing strategy by giving freetickets to people with either of two particularsurnames for a limited time-period at limitedcentres?
adverb reach out with usANSWER Khosla ka Ghosla.
adverb 2. reach out with usThis 1935 movie had the following to its credits:It won the following Academy Awards:* Best Cinematography - ____ _____* Best Film Editing - Ralph DawsonIt was nominated for:* Best Picture - Henry Blanke (Producer)* Best Assistant Director - Sherry ShourdsWhat is special about this?(Bigger Visual - next slide)
adverb3. reach out with usSubrata Mitra, the favourite camera-man ofSatyajit Ray was supposed to have a longcherished desire to shoot a song-and-dancesequence in hindi films which was finallyfulfilled in which film? (Clue – The hero of themovie took Rs. 1 as remuneration as it wasproduced by his friend.)
adverb4. reach out with usA R Rehman’s first assignment of composingmusic of a hindi film was withdrawn after hetook an abnormally long time to compose themusic of the film which had won a NationalAward for the best supporting actor. Whichfilm are we talking about?
adverb7. reach out with usFirst dialogues of X in the film: “My name is____. This is my neighbourhood. This is mystreet. This ___ ___ is my life. I’m 42 yrs old. Inless than a year, I’ll be dead.” Name this Oscarwinning film. (Clue – 2nd set of dashes give thename of the film)
adverb reach out with usANSWER American Beauty These are the 1st lines spoken by Lester Burnham (Kevin Spacey).
adverb8. reach out with usHe was born in Nairobi. He played the role ofNarada in “Vaman Avatar”. He also did bitroles in Hunterwali, Miss Frontier Mail, KalaGulaal etc. He won 3 National Awards, the firstone in his category to have won so. Who?
adverb reach out with usANSWER Jaidev Verma Won National Awards for RESHMA AUR SHERA, GAMAN & ANKAHEE.
adverb9. reach out with usWritten by Hasrat Jaipuri and composed byJaikishen of Shankar-Jaikishen fame, for anabandoned Raj Kapoor project called“Ajanta”, it resurfaced 25 years later inanother film credited to another musicdirector. It was also the only song credited toHasrat Jaipuri on that album. Identify thischartbuster.
adverb reach out with usANSWER “Sun Sahiba Sun” in Ram Teri Ganga Maili.
adverb10. reach out with usThis phrase, also the title of a film, said to haveoriginated from the name of a British clothesshop, where men could buy their suits andeverything else required for their outfits. Thefilm was adapted into a 2000 Broadwaymusical of the same name; only the charactersand settings were Americanised. Identify thephrase or the film.
adverb reach out with usANSWER The Full Monty
adverb11. reach out with usThis film, the directorial debut of the director,was based on a real incident in Bhiwandi,outside Mumbai and involved rioting. Thewidely reported incident was brought to thenotice of the director by a noted playwrightwhose daughter was also an actress. Name thefilm.
adverb12. reach out with usTwo leading actors of their generation couldnot stand each other. So, in a film they featuredtogether, scenes involving their character has tobe shot separately - one actor & double for theother’s back. The film had a memorable quoteby a character named Jimmy who when facedwith a firing squad, said that he ‘had a very lowthreshold of death!’ Name the actors.
adverb reach out with usANSWER The actors - Peter Sellers & Orson Welles. (Woody Allen played Jimmy Bond). The film was Casino Royale.
adverb13. reach out with usThis film was initially titled “Shirin”, afterShirin Mohammed Ali. Her ‘husband’ issueda newspaper ad claiming he was indeedmarried to her. Some films dedicated toShirin Mohammed Ali: “Yeh Hai MumbaiMeri Jaan”, “Ghulam” &“Dushman”. Whatwas the film “Shirin” later retitled as?
adverb reach out with usANSWER The autobiographical “Zakhm” by Mahesh Bhatt; Shirin Ali is Mahesh Bhatt’s mother.
adverb14. reach out with us* This Oscar winning movie starts with adisclaimer which states: “THIS IS A TRUESTORY. The events depicted in this film tookplace in Minnesota in 1987. At the request ofthe survivors, the names have been changed.Out of respect for the dead, the rest has beentold exactly as it occurred”. * At the end of the credits, this messageappears: “The persons and events portrayed inthis production are fictitious”.* Which movie?
adverb15. reach out with usThe song “Mere sapnon ki rani” holds greatimportance in Kishore Kumar’s singing career.But “Mere sapnon ki rani” holds significance inthe singing career of another singer as well.Who and what significance?(No points for just identifying the singer.)
adverb16. reach out with usWho is the only actor to have had all his movieshe acted in, nominated for the Oscars?(A film documentary and tribute about him,titled “I Knew It Was You”,was an entry at the 2009Sundance Film Festival.)
adverb reach out with usANSWER John Holland Cazale.
adverb17. reach out with usHis last film was actor Motilal’s directorialventure “Chhoti Chhoti Baatein” in 1965. Laterhe started working for Akashvani in Delhi andbecame a Vice-Chancellor at the JawaharlalNehru University for 2 years. One of his sonstried to carry forward his legacy. Who am Italking about?
adverb reach out with usANSWER Noor Jahan in her first film as heroine with Pran as hero in “Khandaan” (1942)
adverb19. reach out with usSteve McQueen was offered this role. It wouldhave been the first time he and X would startogether. Since both were huge stars, there weregames of ego being played. A compromise wasreached regarding the appearance of names inthe title credits. But for some reason McQueen,smelled a rat and pulled out of the film. Bothlater turned up for the first time in 1974. NameX and the original film that was supposed tostar them.
adverb21. reach out with usConnect:* Marilyn Monroe in “The 7 Year Itch”;* Edward Norton in “Fight Club”;* Uma Thurman in “The Kill Bill” series;* Joan Fontaine in “Rebecca” &* Kevin Costner in “The Postman”.(It’s not an exhaustive list)
adverb reach out with usANSWER These character’s names are not let known to the audience in the movie.
adverb22. reach out with usHer talent in singing was never properlyutilised by the Bombay film industry. She shotinto prominence by her memorable acting in a1938 New Theatres film that also featuredPrithviraj Kapoor. She worked in Hindi as wellas regional films. Who?
adverb reach out with usANSWER Chhaya Devi. The film in question was Vidyapati.
adverb23. reach out with usShe has the dubious honour of winning threeGolden Raspberry Worst Actress Awards andwas nominated in 2000 as the “Worst Actress ofthe Century”. Her autobio-graphy is titled “RidingLessons: Everything ThatMatters in Life I Learnedfrom Horses”. Who?(Bigger visual – next slide)
adverb reach out with usANSWER Raja Mehdi Ali Khan
adverb25. reach out with usThis movie, where both the hero & the heroinemade their silver-screen debut, was initiallytitled ‘Jaan’. The Producer then changed thetitle to ‘Meri Jeet’. After contemplating to select‘Jeet’ and ‘Satwa Asmaan’, he finally selected atitle which was also the name of an earlier filmmade 46 years ago. Which title was ultimatelyselected for that movie?