100 Years Of Indian Cinema: Film Makers Quiz (Set - 1)

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  • 1. 

    Fitting in to the 1st family of the Hindi silver screen, he was famous for his performance and direction. This legendary filmmaker was tenderly named as the Showman of Bollywood for his colossal enthusiasm and love en route for cinema. He has attained Padma Bhushan in the year 1971 and Dadasaheb Phalke Award in the 1987 for his involvement to Indian cinema. He has directed and produced many blockbuster movies under the R.K banner. Some of them are Awaara, Barsaat, Anari, Jis Desh Men Ganga and many more. His efforts have been so praiseworthy that people still persist to be enthused by him not just in India but also abroad. Identify him.

    • A.

      Raj Kapoor

    • B.

      Duniya Suri

    • C.

      Girish Karnad

    • D.

      Pawan Kumar

    Correct Answer
    A. Raj Kapoor
    Explanation
    Raj Kapoor, also known as the Showman of Bollywood, was a legendary filmmaker from the 1st family of the Hindi silver screen. He was famous for his performances and direction, and his immense passion and love for cinema. He was honored with the Padma Bhushan in 1971 and the Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 1987 for his contributions to Indian cinema. He directed and produced numerous blockbuster movies under the R.K banner, including Awaara, Barsaat, Anari, and Jis Desh Men Ganga. His remarkable efforts continue to inspire and captivate people, both in India and abroad.

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    His technique of directing is still praised by many directors at present. His popular films like Chupke Chupke, Satyakam, Anand, Anupama, Guddi, Abhimaan, Aashirwad, Gol Maal, Namak Haraam and Bawarchi enthralled the masses. Generally acknowledged by the name Hrishi da, his career in movies straddling over 4 decades made him the leading person of 'middle cinema' of India. As a film maker he "imprinted a middle pathway between the profligacy of conventional cinema and the bleak practicality of art movies". Identify him.

    • A.

      Mrinal Sen

    • B.

      Hara Patnaik

    • C.

      Shankar Nag

    • D.

      Hrishikesh Mukherjee

    Correct Answer
    D. Hrishikesh Mukherjee
    Explanation
    Hrishikesh Mukherjee is identified as the correct answer because the passage highlights his successful career as a director and mentions some of his popular films. It also mentions his nickname "Hrishi da" and his contribution to "middle cinema" in India. This information aligns with the description provided in the passage.

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    He has been one of the most applauded film makers of all time in Bollywood. He has chiefly concerted on depiction of sensible and socialistic subjects in movies. Films like Parineeta, Do Bigha Zamin, Madhumati, Biraj Bahu, Bandini and Sujata caught people’s concentration and made him the most significant film maker of Bollywood. He had the capability to entice spectators with his fervor for cinema. The legendary personality has provided to movies in ways that no other film makers have done in his time. Identify him.

    • A.

      Yogaraj Bhatt

    • B.

      Upendra

    • C.

      Bimal Roy

    • D.

      Sunil Kumar Desai

    Correct Answer
    C. Bimal Roy
    Explanation
    Bimal Roy is the correct answer because the passage describes him as one of the most applauded filmmakers in Bollywood who focused on sensible and socialistic subjects in his movies. The passage also mentions specific films like Parineeta, Do Bigha Zamin, Madhumati, Biraj Bahu, Bandini, and Sujata that caught people's attention and made him the most significant filmmaker of Bollywood. It highlights his ability to attract audiences with his passion for cinema and his unique contributions to movies.

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    He was better recognized for his family centered, song, dance and action movies which coordinated the tang of Indian spectators. His films defined an innovative type called masala movies. His finest works comprises of super hit films like Dharam Veer and Amar Akbar Anthony. The director shaped an extraordinary association with Amitabh Bachchan who toiled for most of his movies. He has also been a beloved of other actors like Shashi Kapoor, Shatrughan Sinha and Jeetendra. He persists to settle above other directors as his genus of movies has become an encouragement for many which are still seen in Bollywood. Identify him.

    • A.

      Manmohan Desai

    • B.

      Duniya Soori

    • C.

      Gautham Menon

    • D.

      Girish Karnad

    Correct Answer
    A. Manmohan Desai
    Explanation
    Manmohan Desai is the correct answer because the given information describes a director who was known for his family-centered, song, dance, and action movies that appealed to Indian audiences. He is credited with creating a genre of films called masala movies, and his notable works include successful films like Dharam Veer and Amar Akbar Anthony. He had a strong collaboration with actor Amitabh Bachchan and was also beloved by other actors like Shashi Kapoor, Shatrughan Sinha, and Jeetendra. Manmohan Desai's movies continue to be influential in Bollywood, making him stand out among other directors.

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    This Indian director, producer and actor is often accredited with piloting the golden era of Indian cinema. He is a well notorious director who has fashioned classics like Pyaasa, Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam, Chaudhvin Ka Chand and Kaagaz Ke Phool. His movies are well thought-out as the premium works of art that cinema has seen. He is most famed for making artistic and lyrical movies within the milieu of admired Hindi cinema of 1950s. Identify him.

    • A.

      Guru Dutt

    • B.

      Rekha Bhardwaj

    • C.

      A. R. Murugadoss

    • D.

      Shankar Nag

    Correct Answer
    A. Guru Dutt
    Explanation
    Guru Dutt is the correct answer because he is a renowned Indian director, producer, and actor who is often credited with leading the golden era of Indian cinema. He is well-known for directing classic films such as Pyaasa, Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam, Chaudhvin Ka Chand, and Kaagaz Ke Phool. His movies are considered to be some of the finest works of art in the history of cinema. Guru Dutt is particularly famous for creating artistic and lyrical movies within the popular Hindi cinema of the 1950s.

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