Posts tagged ‘Hindi movie trivia’

September 24, 2009

Trivia time #38

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This is the voiceover spoken as the emblem for Mehboob Productions is shown at the beginning of Mehboob’s films.

Can you tell me whose voice it is? Hint: He was a music director-composer.

May 8, 2009

Trivia time #37

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Ramanand Sagar made many “Jubilee” hits in the 1960s, including Geet, Aarzoo, Aankhen and Kohinoor. He also made a television series out of the Ramayana, which became such a smashing success that the streets were empty when it aired.

Can anyone tell me the name of his younger brother, who is still active in the film industry today?

February 22, 2009

Trivia time #36

Who can tell me the singer, music director and film name/year for this song?

And also: all my fingers, toes and eyes are crossed for good luck at the Oscars tonight, especially for AR Rahman!

January 21, 2009

Trivia time #34

In what film do Helen, Laxmi Chhaya, Jayshree T, Bindu, Faryal and Padma Khanna all appear as dancing girls (not all in the same song; there are three songs in which they appear)?

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December 14, 2008

Trivia time #33

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The 2001 Hollywood film Ghost World made this song and dance number from Gumnaam famous in the non-Hindi film fan world. Laxmi Chhaya’s verve and enthusiasm coupled with the lively tune and Boy-Wonder-masked backup dancers make for compelling watching. And of course, the singer’s ultra-cool style is the juicy cherry on top of this confection. Much speculation has issued forth as to his identity (is he the eponymous Ted Lyons?).

So today’s trivia question is: who is the manic front man in this wonderful song (the voice of course is Rafi’s)?

You can watch “Jaan Pehchaan Ho” here.

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November 21, 2008

Trivia time #32

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Can anyone tell me who this actress is? Her last appearance in a film was in this 1952 Prabhat production, which was made in both Marathi and Hindi—Prithviraj Kapoor starred in the Hindi version.

Hint: Even though her last stint as an actress was in 1952, she is still a household name.

Bonus points if you know the name of the film!

October 11, 2008

Trivia time #31

Can anyone tell me who this actress is? Hint: She has appeared on my blog before, and her sister is a very famous actress.

Here’s another screen shot (I couldn’t find a time when she wasn’t making faces).

August 3, 2008

Trivia time #29

In which film do character actors Rashid Khan and Indira Bansal appear in a song as husband and wife (in an uncredited guest appearance)?

Bonus points for the song name and singer, and the actor picturized as the singer.

Help Memsaab identify the other couples in that same song!

July 8, 2008

Trivia time #26

In which film’s climax did a mother shoot her own son dead for the sake of a woman’s honor (he was abducting her)…a couple of years before Mother India was made?

Carla’s review of Mother India brought this one to mind.

June 19, 2008

Trivia time #25

Bollywood evening on Wednesdays with Carla is becoming a tradition. Yay! Last night we watched a film in which this actress appeared, and trying to come up with her name was driving me insane. Of course I woke up at 3 am with it at the front of my brain, finally.

Her career spanned 40+ years. Who is she?

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