100 Years Of Indian Cinema: Quiz On Script Writers Set 1

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100 Years Of Indian Cinema: Quiz On Script Writers Set 1

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  • 1. 
    The renowned Director-Producer Mehboob Khan’s right hand person, this screen writer was one of the earliest script writers who was exceedingly commended by detractors and the spectators for his part in making Mehboobs Aurat, a classic, Mehboobs all time preeminent films that succeeded Indian cinema its 1st Oscar nomination. Besides Mother India, he was linked with Mehboob as screen writer for Hum Tum Aur Who, Watan, Behen and Ek Hi Raasta. His other noteworthy movies are Ganga Jamuna, Mughal-E-Azam, Leader, Shatranj, Love and God and Ganga Ki Saugandh. Who is he?
    • A. 

      Wajahat Mirza

    • B. 

      Kaifi Azmi

    • C. 

      Shams Lucknovi

    • D. 

      Ritwick Ghatak

  • 2. 
    Well - known Writer and Journalist, this script writer bestowed some of the utmost Indian movies as a script writer Dr. Kotnis Ki Amar Kahani, Naya Sansar, Awara, Dharti Ke Lal, Munna, Anhonee, Shri 420, Jagte Raho, Char Dil Char Rahen, Pardesi, Sapnon Ka Saudagar, Mera Naam Joker, Shehar Aur Sapna, Do Boond Pani, Saat Hindustani, Achanak, Zindagi Zindagi, Henna and Bobby. As a Director -Producer he gave a break to new - comer Amitabh Bachchan in Saat Hindustani. His film Pardesi was chosen for the Golden Palm at Cannes Film Festival. He also had the admiration of becoming a part of the Jury at Berlin International Film Festival in the year 1966. Who is he?
    • A. 

      Sujit Sen

    • B. 

      Sudhir Mishra

    • C. 

      Khwaja Ahmad Abbas

    • D. 

      Kamna Chandra

  • 3. 
    The most renowned story writer with communal themes in the 50’s, he had an extended alliance with B R Chopra. He had written numerous stories which were super hit. Some of his noteworthy movies are Aulad, Ek Hi Raasta, Dhool Ka Phool and Sadhna. He had also bagged Filmfare awards for Vachan, Aulad and Sadhna. His other hit movies include Do Kalian, Santaan, Raja Aur Rank, Jeene Ki Raah, Gharana, Talaq and Dadi Maa. He won the award from Sangeet Natak Academy in 1961. Who is he?
    • A. 

      Honey Irani

    • B. 

      O. P. Dutta

    • C. 

      I. S. Johar

    • D. 

      Pt. Mukhram Sharma

  • 4. 
    Dearest of the 1960s, 1970s and part of 1980s, Gulshan Nanda was undeniably one of the best selling writers of his time. He was one of the most flourishing writers from the viewpoint of Indian cinema on whose novels a lot of hit films have been made. He had worked with some of the unsurpassed and appreciated directors and banners in Bollywood namely Ram Maheshwari, L. V. Prasad, Subodh Mukherjee, Shakti Samant, Chetan Anand and Yash Chopra. Many of the movies written by him unswervingly or based on his write ups were not only commercially triumphant but also memorized as all time grand movies Neel Kamal, Kaajal, Khilona, Ajnabi, Pathar Ke Sanam, Kati Patang, Hanste Zakhm, Jheel Ke Us Paar and Sharmilee. These movies have captivating plots and are benchmark for vigorous leisure. Who is he?
    • A. 

      Gulshan Nanda

    • B. 

      Rajkumar Santoshi

    • C. 

      Vishal Bhardwaj

    • D. 

      Madhur Bhandarker

  • 5. 
    A script writer with Midas touch, he was allied with the utmost number of block buster films made by Bollywood Anuradha, Lajwanti, Love in Tokyo, Ayee Milan Ki Bela, Aaye Din Bahar Ke, Brahmchari, Janwar, Ziddi, Aan Mili Sajna, Caravan, Andaz, An Evening in Paris, Aradhna, Khel Khel Mein, Dosti, Zindagi, Azaad, Do Aur Do Panch, Hum Kisi Se Kam Nahin, Gol Maal, Karz, Nastik, Bemisal, Zameen Aasman, Saudagar, Jhoothi, Koyla, Dushman, Karan Arjun, Koi Mil Gaya, Aa Ab Laut Chalen, Krrish and Kisna. He also bagged a Filmfare Award for Brahmchari. Who is he?
    • A. 

      Sudhir Mishra

    • B. 

      R. K. Narayan

    • C. 

      Shams Lucknovi

    • D. 

      Sachin Bhowmick

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