100 Years Of Indian Cinema: Script Writers Quiz

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100 Years Of Indian Cinema: Script Writers Quiz

Here we welcome you to 100 Years of Indian Cinema: Script Writers Quiz. Indian cinema is one of the most famous film industries across the globe. If you think you know enough about Indian cinema, then take this quiz. Have fun.


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  • 1. 
    A great story writer, he was coupled with Bollywood as a screenwriter in the 1950s and 1960s, bagging Filmfare Awards for the Best Story for the movie Naya Daur and Waqt. His other distinguished movies were Ab Dilli Door Nahin, Bawre Nain, Dhund, and Mohabbat Isko Kehte Hein. Who is he?
    • A. 

      Akhtar Mirza

    • B. 

      Prayag Raj

    • C. 

      Salim – Javed

    • D. 

      Gulzar

  • 2. 
    Prominent Urdu writer, a radical feminist, he discovered middle-class gentility, sprouting conflicts in the modern Muslim world, and feminine sexuality. A grand story writer, she bagged the Filmfare Award for the Story of Garam Hawa. Her most impressive movies are Sone Ki Chidia, Junoon, and Arzoo, in which she also had a screen facade. Who is she?
    • A. 

      Prayag Raj

    • B. 

      Ismat Chughtai

    • C. 

      Salim – Javed

    • D. 

      Gulzar

  • 3. 
    Distinguished and extensively esteemed screenwriter, he had an extensive actor-writer alliance with Amitabh Bachchan since the 1970s Amar Akbar Anthony, Suhaag, Parvarish, Naseeb, Coolie, Desh Premi, Gereftaar, Ganga Jamuna Saraswati, Mard, Ajooba, Zamaanat, and Mard. The other noteworthy films of this scriptwriter include Roti, Aa Gale Lag Ja, Dharam Karam, Deewana Mastana, and Ponga Pandit. Who is he?
    • A. 

      Prayag Raj

    • B. 

      Sujit Sen

    • C. 

      Sudhir Mishra

    • D. 

      Kamna Chandra

  • 4. 
    This duo fetched the writer to the front as never before in Indian cinema. They were the 1st to make the writer a celebrity in his own right, and they swayed a fee often privileged than the actors starring in the movies they wrote. They were accountable for the fact of the angry young man in the 1970s personified by the famous Amitabh Bachchan. Deewar, Zanjeer, Sholay, Trishul, and Don allocated an immense deal of their victory to the writing of the duo. They also fetched a major variation in the Hindi film dialogue. Insistent thespian dialogue became a fashion in movies. Identify them.
    • A. 

      Honey Irani - Kamna Chandra

    • B. 

      Salim – Javed

    • C. 

      Govind Nihlani - O. P. Dutta

    • D. 

      Prayag Raj - Sujit Sen

  • 5. 
    Director, lyricist, and writer, he is recognized for movies that are insightful, inspired, and yet very booming. They were a reception reprieved from the vicious movies that packed the 70s and the 80s. Preparatory as Bimal Roy’s permanent Assistant, he developed into one of the handpicked lyricists and screenwriters of Hindi films, with a lengthy list of memorable movies Mere Apne, Anand, Guddi, Koshish, Achanak, Parichay, Khushboo, Namak Haram, Aandhi, Kitaab, Chupke Chupke, Mausam, Grih Pravesh, New Delhi Times, Masoom, Angoor, Namkeen, Ijaazat, Rudaali, Lekin, Saathia and Maachis. He won Filmfare Awards for Anand and Saathia. Who is he?
    • A. 

      Rajkumar Santoshi

    • B. 

      Vishal Bhardwaj

    • C. 

      Madhur Bhandarkar

    • D. 

      Gulzar

  • 6. 
    This scriptwriter belongs to the famous Mukherjee-Samarth family of Bollywood. He made his directorial debut at the age of 26 with the popular comedy movie ‘Wake Up Sid’. Later, he gained popularity in 2013 when his movie ‘Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani’ became a massive hit at the box office. 
    • A. 

      Ayan Mukherjee

    • B. 

      Ram Gopal Verma

    • C. 

      Chetan Bhagat

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 7. 
    Muslim by religion, this scriptwriter is a famous film director and producer who started his career with writing and directing Indian television shows including Imtehaan, Naina, and Kurukshetra. He gained popularity in 2007 when his movie ‘Jab We Met’ earned great success at the box office. Other prominent movies directed by this filmmaker include Love Aaj Kal and Rockstar. Identify him. 
    • A. 

      Farah Khan

    • B. 

      Imtiaz Ali

    • C. 

      Salim Khan

    • D. 

      Javed Akhtar

  • 8. 
    This filmmaker is popular for making some really inspirational and splendid movies. In addition to being a film director, he is also a film producer, screenwriter, distributor and film editor. He has directed only five Hindi films till now, all of which have been greatly appreciated by the audiences. These movies include  Munna Bhai M.B.B.S., Lage Raho Munnabhai, 3 Idiots, PK and Sanju.
    • A. 

      Chetan Bhagat

    • B. 

      Gulzar

    • C. 

      Jaideep Sahni

    • D. 

      Rajkumar Hirani

  • 9. 
    He is a famous film director, writer, editor, producer who started his career as a co-writer in Ram Gopal Varma's crime drama Satya, and made his directorial debut with the popular TV show ‘Paanch’. The director gained massive popularity for his movie ‘Gangs of Wasseypur’ and TV show ‘Sacred Games.'
    • A. 

      Chetan Bhagat

    • B. 

      Imtiaz Ali

    • C. 

      Anurag Kashyap

    • D. 

      Ram Gopal Varma

  • 10. 
    This famous filmmaker is a screenwriter, director, producer, music composer, and playback singer. He made his debut in film direction in 2002 with the children's film Makdee, for which he also composed the music. Some of the famous movies directed by him include Maqbool (2003), Omkara, Kaminey,  Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola, Ishqiya, and Haider.
    • A. 

      Vishal Bhardwaj

    • B. 

      Ismat Chughtai

    • C. 

      Ram Gopal Varma

    • D. 

      Gulzar

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