Number Crunch: 25. The number of suits Arjun Kapoor has worn for his double role in his forthcoming film Aurangzeb.


1 Who was the first recipient of the Dadasaheb Phalke Award?

2 Amol Palekar’s look in Baaton Baaton Mein was inspired by a real life cartoonist. Who was he?

3 Which is the only film that starred three Anand brothers ¯ Dev,Vijay and Chetan?


4 Who was the original choice for the role of Vijay in Pyaasa?

5 Amar Prem was the remake of a Bengali film. Name it.

6 RD Burman composed his first song when he was just nine. Name the song and the film.

7 What was the real name of Meena Kumari?

8 Who’s the oldest surviving actor of Hindi cinema?

9 Kundan Shah’s Jaane Bhi do Yaaron paid homage to a famous Italian director. Who was he?

10 Who played the younger version of Aamir Khan in Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak?

Answers in the next issue of PLAY

Answers to last week’s quiz

1. The first heroine of Indian cinema was Salunke

2. Bimal Roy’s Hamrahi was the first movie to use the national anthem

3. Awaara had the maximum number of Kapoors in a film ¯ five

4. Balraj Sahni worked as a teacher in Shantiniketan before entering cinema

5. Yehi Sach Hai by Mannu Bhandari inspired Basu Chatterjee’s Rajnigandha

6. Shyam Bengal’s bio pic Bhumika was based on life of actor Hansa Wadkar

7. Rajiv Gandhi was the original choice for Bombay To Goa

8. Jaya Bhaduri gave Danny Denzonga his screen name

9. Pelle the Conqueror beat Salaam Bombay for Best Foreign film Oscar


10. Jugal Hansraj came up with the title song for Karan Johar’s debut film,Kuch Kuch Hota Hai.