The Play Quiz

Which director introduced the concept of artificial lighting in Indian cinema?

Written by Ranjib Mazumder | Published:May 17, 2013 12:38 am

1. Which director introduced the concept of artificial lighting in Indian cinema?

2. Which Hollywood comedy inspired the Rishi Kapoor and Neetu Singh starrer Rafoo Chakkar?

3. For which Hindi film was the song Jai Ho from Slumdog Millionaire fame originally composed?

4. Which iconic Hindi film was dubbed in English with the title,I’ll Die For Mama,to be released abroad?

5. The tiger used in the film Ajay Devgan starrer Kaal is the same one used in which Hollywood film?

6. Badruddin Jamaluddin Kazi is the real name of _____________. 

7. Who was the original choice for the title role of Mr India?

8. Name the Hindi film that has the rare distinction of being the only screen appearance of Kaifi Azmi.

9. Name the first film to release a dialogue soundtrack along with its music?

10. What was the budget of the Sheesh Mahal set in Mughal-E-Azam?

Answers in the next issue of PLAY

Answers to last week’s quiz

1. Jamai Shashthi was the first Bengali talkie

2. Hrishikesh Mukherjee took 20 days to complete Anand

3. Teesri Kasam was the only film produced by lyricist Shailendra

4. In 1977,Manmohan Desai released four hits-Parvarish,Amar Akbar Anthony,Chacha Bhatija and Dharam Veer- in a row

5. Bimal Mitra wrote the novel Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam

6. Mumtaz was Dara Singh’s stunt heroine before becoming a star

7. The first film to win the Grand Prix at Cannes Film Festival was Neecha Nagar

8. Sooraj Barjatya assisted Mahesh Bhatt before turning director

9. Saif Ali Khan was the second choice for Raj in DDLJ

10. Vidhu Vinod Chopra’s An Encounter with Faces was nominated for an Academy Award for Documentary Short Subject.

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