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The Penguin India Cinema Quiz Book

 
Supriya Chotani (Author) Suman Tarafdar (Author)
Synopsis The Penguin India Cinema Quiz Book is the most comprehensive quiz book on Indian cinema available in the market today. With a variety of questions ranging from Dadasaheb Phalke and Bimal Roy to Sholay and Lagaan, this is a book designed to test the knowledge of the most ardent movie buff. Do you remember where the song Dil ka bhanwar kare pukar from Tere Ghar Ke Samne was picturized? Can you recall what the last name of the character played by Rajesh Khanna was in Hrishikesh Mukherjee's Anand? Can you name the Hindi film where the first half of the title appeared in the second reel and the other half in the fourth? Did you know that Karan Johar made his acting debut as Shahrukh Khan’s buddy in Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge? Thousands of such posers await you in the pages of this book. The book spans the whole spectrum of commercial and art films from all over India, from the beginnings of film history to the present. There are separate sections on cinema in each of the major regional languages, as well as intriguing sets of questions on art house cinema, Bengalis in Bollywood, the city in cinema, filmi formulas, mythologicals, sequels, villains, and much more. Sets of questions are also devoted to industry pioneers like Amitabh Bachchan, Dilip-Dev-Raj, Guru Dutt, Kishore Kumar, Om-Naseer-Shabana-Smita, Satyajit Ray and V. Shantaram. There are a total of 2,000 questions divided into 200 sets for easy quizzing. This includes six visual rounds and hundreds of challenging trivia questions. Full of fascinating information about the films and film stars we all love, this book will provide hours of stimulation and delight to anyone interested in Indian cinema.
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Bibliographic information

Title The Penguin India Cinema Quiz Book
Format Softcover
Date published: 01.01.2002
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
isbn 0143028529
length 245p.