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This quiz was a filler for Chakravyuh 3.0, the Annual Quizzing Fest of Quintessence: The Quiz Society of Zakir Husain Delhi College.Questions by Sameer Turki and Ananya Das, conducted by Sameer Turki.

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Ramanand Sagar became a household name with his adaptation of The Ramayana. After his mother died, his father remarried and had further children including X, who is Sagars half-brother albeit 35 years younger than him. X is an alumni of FTII, hes a producer, director, screenwriter and multiple national award winner. Id X.


Y, who had wished to become a radio presenter before he tried his luck in Bollywood, visited the studios of All India Radio multiple times but failed to make the cut as X didnt clear him. "Today, though I regret denying him an audition, I realize that what happened was for the best for both of us. I would have been on the streets and he would have got so much work on radio that Indian cinema would have lost its biggest star," X said. Who are X and Y?


The product placement of Stroh's Beer by Rajasthan Breweries in an Indian movie, marked the launch of the brand in India in 1995. The product caught the eye of the consumer and became a well known name in India overnight, assisted by extensive marketing events and promotions held by Rajasthan Breweries all over the country. Which famous movie was instrumental in paving the way for the launch of Stroh's?


X came under fire for advocating the use of Y as a teaching aid. X had said, (even) a book like Y can teach the little ones to love and care for animals. Twitter had a wonderful time trolling X by trending #XReviews. Id X & Y.


Dec 1, 2016 was not the first time that Justice Dipak Mishra ruled in the favor of public interest petitioner Shyam Narayan Chouksey. Thirteen years ago, Justice Misra had ordered that the movie X shall be withdrawn from all theatres and could not be shown unless the producer removed the scene Y from it. Although this order was set aside by Supreme Court in 2004. Give X and Y.


Identify him.


ID the movie.

Akshar Pathak ki Jai Ho!


X, born in Arunachal Pradesh, is a graduate of Delhi University. He started his career with The Illustrated Weekly of India and has worked with several foreign television networks like ABC of Australia, NHK of Japan, RAI of Italy among others.

His filmography includes: Gangor (2010)Madras Cafe (2013) Pink (2016)

Id X.


Which movie is next in this series?

2 1


X reinvented his popular track from 90s by crowdsourcing the lyrics from his fans resulting in Y, a song commenting on demonitisation and American elections including other things. Translation of some lines of Y are: If the Rs 500 note becomes useless, __ _ __ ____. If Donald Trump becomes president, __ _ __ ____. If the phone battery dies while flirting, __ _ __ ____.

Id X & Y.


Whose discography is listed here?

Trump Ka ManiaBlack MoneyRajma ChawalATMTar Tar TarMujhko Grammy DedoChicken Fried RiceMaid Nahi Milti Hai Yaar


Awwal Number (1990) was directed by Dev Anand; starring Dev Anand, Aamir Khan, Aditya Pancholi. X was also seen in the movie although only in a framed photo. X appeared as the dead stepmother of Dev Anand and Aditya Pancholi. X is a famous international model, cited as one of the original five Supermodels. In 1995, Forbes magazine named her as the highest paid model.

Give X.


X, is considered as the first Bollywood movie to be CamRipped. The reasons cited for this distinction is that before the movie X, all movies had simultaneous theatre and VHS releases. X was described as the biggest blockbuster of modern era by Box Office India and X ended up winning 5 Filmfare awards that year.

Id X.


Plot of which movie?

Writing partners Dulal and Mainak dream of shaking up the Bollywood film industry in India with their script. When they're being rejected by producers who refuse to read their script, they lurk around bookstores and poetry slams shamelessly hitting on girls. They find some hope when the drug addled, cat-obsessed Gonzo Kapoor, the son of a famous B movie producer, hires them to write an art house film billed as "Tarkovsky with orgies" for his directorial debut. All seems well until Dulal meets Ruma, a beautiful photographer who makes him question his choice to sell out.


Excerpt from Romancing With Life:

When I went to bid farewell to King Mahendra after the seven-day stint of celebration, I didnt have to wait long.

If you allow me to say, your majesty . . . I have a story idea in my mind that has just cropped up, that could only happen in Nepal. Of a movie that represents a new world phenomenon, the young, reckless people, I said.

You mean the ______?

Yes, your majesty. It is a great thought for a film, and I want to make it here, I sought his reaction.

Go ahead. Is your script ready? He was equally receptive.

The script is all here, inside, I said, tapping my forehead. With your encouragement, it shall be on paper quickly.

This conversation lead to an iconic movie, name it.


X did a cameo in 1991 film Prahaar:The Final Attack, starring Nana Patekar, Madhuri Dixit and Dimple Kapadia. X appears on-screen when a Colonel briefs Major Chavhan (played by Nana Patekar) on the mission to rescue school kids who are held hostage by militants. The Colonel says, "We have some slides of the area; X will explain it to you. Id X.


Identify her. She is connected to one of the most influential actor and director families inBollywood. She founded one of Mumbai's best knowntheatre, Prithvi theatre along with her husband in memory of her father-in-law, who was a pioneer ofIndian theatreand of the Hindi film industry.


Cast of which movie?

Shilpa Shetty asTamanna SahniSalman Khan asRohit ManchandaAbhishek Bachchan asAdvocate Tarun AnandKamalinee Mukherjee asTanya SahniMita Vashisht asAdvocate KalyaniRevathi as Dr. RaisinghNassar asLawyer Lal Sir


21 Sikh soldiers of the 36th regiment of the British army (now the 4th battalion of the Sikh regiment) held their ground for hours against more than 10,000 Afghan tribesmen who attacked their post. This lesser-known story from history made a resurgence, as two movies are being made on this Battle, namely, Ajay Devgns Sons of Sardaar:X, and Raj Kumar Santoshis Randeep Hooda starrer X.

Give the name of this eulogised battle.


X was introduced in the industry at the tender age of 14. X went on to do more than 45 films. X was amongst the earliest Bollywood personalities to be honoured with Padma Shri, way back in 1958. Once accused of shoplifting in London and had to be rescued by officials of the Indian High Commission. During the brief stint in Rajya Sabha, X had to face brickbats for some unsavory comments dubbing Y for exporting images of Indias poverty and further added that the kind of projection he does in the West of Indian poverty is not correct.

Id X & Y.


X was publicised as Y, but it has to cede its title to Anmol Moti (1969) starring Jeetendra and Babita. X is a bilingual movie based on a specific event pertaining to Indo-Pak war of 1971. Id X & Y.


Connect and identify the movie.


The Circleis an upcoming Americanthrillerfilm based on Dave Eggers' 2013 novelof the same name. The film starsEmma Watson and Tom Hanks. However, X will also be seen sharing the frame with them. X is an Indian- origin, American actress,best known for her role as a spunky, irreverent journalist in the filmDelhi Belly. She did a guest appearance in the Ranbir Kapoor starrerYeh Jawaani Hai Deewani .She has also appeared on several TV shows includingHouse of Cards,Royal Pains,Law & Order, andRescue Me.

Name X.


Directed bySanjay Leela Bhansali, Padmavatiis an upcoming Indianperiod dramafilm featuringDeepika Padukone,Shahid KapoorandRanveer Singhin lead roles. If reports are to be believed, Padmavati, is based on Xs epic poem Y, written in 1540 in Awadhi language. This epic poem is a fictionalized version of the historic siege ofChittorbyAlauddin Khiljiin 1303 AD, who attacks Chittor after hearing of the beauty of QueenRani Padmini, the wife of KingRawal Ratan Singh. Y is the ultimate source ofAlbert Roussel's operaPadmvat(1923).

Give X and Y.


X was highly impressed by novels of Pearl Buck, and made a critically acclaimed movie Y, based on the novel Mother. Although being critically acclaimed it was not that successful commercially. X knew the potential of this story so he bought the rights of Y and remade it after a gap of 17 years. The remake of Y was highest revenue earner at that time and is considered as one of the best movie of Indian cinema. Give X & Y.


Ramanand Sagar became a household name with his adaptation of The Ramayana. After his mother died, his father remarried and had further children including X, who is Sagars half-brother albeit 35 years younger than him. X is an alumni of FTII, hes a producer, dire