Indian Cinema Quiz 1 - Answers

1. A.R Rahman

Allah-Rakha Rahman, born A. S. Dileep Kumar has won two Oscar Awards. Rahman's music for 2008's Slumdog Millionaire won a Golden Globe and two Academy Awards. He has been awarded the Padma Bhushan in 2010

2. Chemmeen

Chemmeen is a 1965 Malayalam film, the first South Indian film to win the Indian President's Gold Medal for the Best Film. It was based on the novel of the same name by Thakazhi Sivasankara Pillai.

3. Dadasaheb Phalke

He was an Indian producer-director-screenwriter, known as the Father of Indian cinema. His film Raja Harishchandra in 1913 is the first fully indegenous film in India. The Dadasaheb Phalke Award, for lifetime contribution to cinema, was instituted in his honour, by the Government of India in 1969

4. Andhra Pradesh

As per Film Federation of India Andhra Pradesh has got 2809 single screens followed by Tamil Nadu (1546) and Kerala (1015)

5. Nargis Dutt

She was nominated to Rajyasabha in 1980. The National Film Awards honoured Dutt by instituting the Nargis Dutt Award for Best Feature Film on National Integration upon her achievement in Hindi Cinema

6. Alam Ara

1931 Indian Bollywood Hindi/Urdu film directed by Ardeshir Irani. It was the first Indian sound film.

7. Shyam Benegal

The Making of the Mahatma is a joint Indian - South African produced film, directed by Shyam Benegal, about the early life of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi based upon the book, The Apprenticeship of a Mahatma, by Fatima Meer.

8. Rajit Kapur

Directed by Shyam Benegal, about the early life of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi. The film is based upon the book, The Apprenticeship of a Mahatma, by Fatima Meer (who also wrote the screenplay)

9. Kaagaz Ke Phool

Kaagaz Ke Phool is a 1959 Hindi film produced and directed by Guru Dutt, who also played the lead role in the film. V. K. Murthy was the cinematographer of this movie

10. My Dear Kuttichathan

The film directed by Jijo Punnoose in 1984. It was dubbed in Hindi as Chhota Chetan in 1997. The film was produced by Navodaya Appachan

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