Thursday, April 1, 2010

Summer Tadka: Q1 April, 2010

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1. It was rumoured that this film was a biopic on the life of Varadaraja Mudaliar. This one featured in the list of the All Time 100 Greatest movies compilation by the Time magazine. Name the film. (You could also write in the Hindi remake here as an answer in case you don’t know the vernacular name)

2. Identify the duo

3. Name the only Hindi film that featured Aamir Khan, Shah Rukh Khan and Juhi Chawla in it. This is a sitter.

4. Fill in the blanks: The Terminator, Rambo: First Blood Part II, Aliens, The Abyss, Terminator 2: Judgment Day, True Lies, ______, Avatar.

5. This poster belongs to the film that pipped out Lagaan for the “Best Foreign Film” at the Oscars. Name the film.

6. An announcement in Hollywood Reporter on 5th January, 1942 said, “Ann Sheridan and X will be teamed by Warner Bros. for the third time in Y, a story about war refugees in French Morocco."
It was never really confirmed if X was considered for the role, but that perhaps remains his biggest claim to fame in Hollywood ;-)
Identify X (the person) and Y (the film)

7. What is the claim to fame of a village called Ramanagaram in Indian cinema?

8. Identify the film from this still. Hint: Translated into English, the title means “Light of the World”. More hint: The hit song “de de Khuda ke naam par” featured in this movie.

9. Identify:
(This one doesn’t need a hint, but his middle name is Jerome)

10. Well, this one might be a tad overstretched. Fill in the blanks.
Phani Sharma, P C Baruah, K L Saigal, Dilip Kumar, Soumitra Chatterjee, Shah Rukh Khan, ________.
(Hint: Nageswara Rao and Prasenjit Chatterjee also form a part of this list)

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