Archive for ‘Trivia time’

November 21, 2008

Trivia time #32


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!

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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).

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August 25, 2008

Trivia time #30

Can anyone name all the actors (mostly comedians) in the two pictures above? One actor is in both photos. These are also from the 1973 Star & Style Annual.

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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!

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July 29, 2008

Trivia time #28

Another musical question! Which actor and actress sang this song in a film in which they starred? They both sang for themselves in their early careers before playback singing became the norm.

Bonus points for the film name and music director!

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July 9, 2008

Trivia time #27

One more trivia question since I’m feeling too hot and lazy to review a film today.

Who is this actress? She was a child star who successfully transitioned into adult roles, although for some incomprehensible reason she was always in a supporting role and not a heroine (as you can see, she is beautiful, and a good actress to boot!).

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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.

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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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June 18, 2008

Trivia time #24

This Hindi film song is sung by a very well-known actress from a distinguished film family. Who is she? Bonus points if you know the film name!

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June 4, 2008

Trivia time #23

Here is a well-known actor in an (uncredited) appearance in a song in a well-known film. What is the film, the song, and who is the actor?

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