100 Questions on 100 Years of Indian Cinema

As we complete 100 years of Indian Cinema today, we are celebrating it with some Filmy general knowledge and fun!! Check your facts about Bollywood- Participate in this simple contest below and win prizes as well!!


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Here are the 100 questions-

1. When was the movie Raja Harishchandra released?
2. Name 5 Indian woman film makers
3. Which was the first sound film?
4. Which was the first air-conditioned cinema theater in India?
5. Which Indian film was awarded the Best Film award at the first Cannes Film Festival
6. In which year The Central Board of Film Censors was launched
7. Which was the first film to win the Filmfare Best Film Award
8. Which Indian film has enjoyed 60 golden jubilees
9. Who was the first Indian to win an Oscar
10. Which Indian film maker was awarded Honorary Oscar for Lifetime Achievement in 1992
11. Which movie was listed at number 5 by Time Magazine in its list of Best Bollywood Classics (Hint: The star cast included Dev Anand)
12. Which movie had the famous character of Professor Parimal Tripathi (Hint: it’s a comedy movie)
13. Which movie established Amitabj Bachchan as “Angry Young Man”
14. Which was India’s first color film?
15. Which three films have been nominated for Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film
16. Which was the first Hindi film to cross the 10 million mark
17. Who was the director of the movie ‘Mother India’
18. Who was the music director of the famous movie ‘Kashmir Ki Kali’?
19. Who was the Director and Producer of the movie Aradhana released in 1969?
20. In “Chaalbaaz” which actress played the double role of separated twin sisters?
21. Which Bollywood star was selected as jury member for the Cannes Film Festival in 2003?
22. In the film “Akayla”, while watching which movie Amitabh Bachchan (who plays the character of police officer Vijay) realizes that Braganza has a twin brother?
23. Name the producer of the movie ‘Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani’?
24. Name the film with the start cast of Amitabh Bachhan, Jaya Bachhan, Shahrukh Khan, Hritik Roshan, Kareena Kapoor, Kajol and Rani Mukharjee
25. Which star received the award of “The Star of the Millenium” from BBC?
26. The tune of the song ‘Aate Jaate’ was copy of an English song. Name the original song.
27. Name the movie in which Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif play spy
28. Which was the first movie of Shahrukh Khan (Released)
29. Which was the last movie of Amitabh Bachhan and Jaya Bhaduri together before their marriage?
30. Which movie was originally named ‘The Outsider’ ?
31. Which is regarded by film historians as the “Golden Age” of Hindi cinema ?
32. What is the name of Hema Mailini’s character in the movie Sholey?
33. Who was the director of the movie Guide
34. Who starred opposite Raj Kapoor in the movie Barsaat?
35. Who played the role of Emperor Akbar in the movie ‘Mughal-E-Azam’?
36. Which is the music director for whom Lata Mangeshkar has not sung a single song?
37. Name the music director of the movie ‘Teesri Manzil’
38. Which singer was known as the voice of Rajesh Khanna?
39. Reema Lamba is better known as__________
40. Who is the director of Main Hoon Na?
41. Which movie was inspired from the Indo China war which happened in 1962 (Hint: It starred Balraj Sahni, Dharmendra)
42. The actor who awarded best actor of the decade (1990-2000)_______
43. Who was the music director of the movie Maine Pyar Kiya
44. Which actors played the lead role in the movie Jab Jab Phool Khile (Year: 1965)
45. Which is the first movie of Lisa Ray?
46. Who was the Director of the movie ‘Pukar’ starring Anil Kapoor.
47. Who was the director of the film ‘Satya’
48. Who wrote the lyrics to the songs from the movie “Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge”?
49. How many Filmfare Awards did the movie “Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge” win in the music category?
50. Kavita Krishnamurthy sung which song in the movie “Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge”
51. Who played the lead actress role in Ashutosh Gowarikar’s movie ‘Swades’?
52. What is the original name of the actress Madhubala
53. In the Bollywood movie Black, Amitabh Bachchan suffers from…
54. Which was the first Hindi Movie to receive the national award?
55. Who plays the role of lead actress in the movie ‘Page 3′?
56. Name the actor who appeared in all the following movies: “Kuch Kuch Hota Hain”, “Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham”, “Kal Ho Na Ho” and “Kabhi Alvida Na Kehna”
57. Who won the Sensational Debut award in 1994?
58. In which movie Asha Bhosle made her playback debut?
59. Hrithik Roshan’s pet name?
60. In which year did Amitabh Bachchan debut in Hindi cinema?
61. In Kal Ho Naa Ho, whom does Shah Rukh pretend to be married to?
62. Name the actor with whom Kajol’s marriage fixed in Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge
63. Which was Yash Chopra’s first film as a director?
64. Name of Madhuri Dixit’s character in Beta
65. Name the film which was Hema Malini’s directorial debut
66. Name the singers of the song Mera rang de basanti chola from the film Shaheed?
67. The villain in Ram Gopal Varma’s Jungle was played by___
68. Which was Subhash Ghai’s first film as a director?
69. What is the name of Manisha Koirala’s character in Khamoshi-The Musical
70. Who is the choreographer of the song Koi ladki hai in the movie Dil To Pagal Hai?
71. Name the actress who played the title role in RK Films’ Henna
72. Who composed the theme music in Santosh Sivan’s ‘Asoka’
73. Name the cinematographer of Subhash Ghai’s Pardes
74. J P Dutta’s LoC is based on which war?
75. Name the daughters of Moon Moon Sen
76. In which film Aishwarya Rai pretends to play twins?
77. Arjun Rampal is married to…?
78. Which was the first film Alisha Chinai sang for ?
79. Who played Jamuna in Dilip Kumar’s Ganga Jamuna?
80. What is the name of Kajol’s character in Sohail Khan’s Pyar Kiya Toh Darna Kya?
81. What are the professions of John Abraham and Akshay Kumar in Garam Masala?
82. What is the real name of actress Tabu
83. What is the profession of the character played by Sunil Dutt in the movie Waqt
84. Name the lead Actress of Kites Movie
85. Who is director of 3 idiots?
86. Which film got National Award to Raveena Tandon?
87. Who is the signer of the title track of the movie Chameli Ki Shaadi?
88. What was Anupam Kher’s real age when he played a 65-year-old retired principal in Saaransh
89. In which year Lata Mangeshkar was awarded the Padma Bhushan?
90. Who plays the blind friend in the 1964 Dosti?
91. This is the first Hindi movie to have two intervals
92. Which singer has won 8 Filmfare Best Male Playback Awards
93. Which actress made her film debut in Raj Kapoor movie ‘Sapno Ka Saudagar’
94. Who was the youngest actress to win Filmfare Award for Best Actress
95. Who was the Music Director of the movie Jewel Thief (Year: 1967)
96. Who was the Producer and Director of the movie Do Raste (1969)
97. Name the Director of the movie Haathi Mere Saathi (Year: 1971)
98. Name the actor who played the role of Saamba in the movie Sholey
99. Name the actors who played the role of Amar, Akbar, Anthony in the movie Amar Akbar Anthony (Year: 1977)
100. The catch-line ‘American dream, Indian soul’ was of which film
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