Tamil Movie Quiz: How Well Do You Know Tamil Cinema?

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Ready to put your knowledge of Tamil cinema to the test? Dive into the world of Kollywood with our Tamil Movie Quiz! From classic hits to recent blockbusters, this quiz covers it all. Challenge yourself with questions about your favorite Tamil movies, iconic characters, memorable dialogues, and talented actors and actresses. Whether you're a die-hard fan or just getting started on your Tamil movie journey, this quiz is perfect for a fun movie night.
You can expect a wide range of questions covering various aspects of Tamil movies, including iconic films, legendary actors and actresses, memorable dialogues, and significant milestones Read morein Kollywood history. From classic masterpieces to contemporary blockbusters, this quiz encompasses the breadth and depth of Tamil cinema, providing a comprehensive journey through its cultural significance and artistic brilliance.


Tamil Movie Questions and Answers

  • 1. 

    Noted famous Tamil lyricist 'Na. Muthukumar' has written dialogues for which of these movies?

    • A.

      Madharasapattinam

    • B.

      Siva Manasula Sakthi

    • C.

      Kireedom

    • D.

      Vettai

    Correct Answer
    C. Kireedom
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Kireedom. Na. Muthukumar was a Tamil poet, lyricist, and author who wrote dialogues for a few films, including Kireedom (2007), a remake of a Malayalam film of the same name. Kireedom starred Ajith Kumar and Trisha Krishnan in the lead roles, and was directed by A. L. Vijay. 

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  • 2. 

    Who are the three heroes in the Tamil remake of DELHI BELLY?

    • A.

      Arya-Santhanam-Premgi

    • B.

      Arya-Santhanam-Vivek

    • C.

      Arya-Jiiva-Premgi

    • D.

      Arya-Santhanam-Nasser

    Correct Answer
    A. Arya-Santhanam-Premgi
    Explanation
    The Tamil remake of "Delhi Belly" is titled "Settai." In this film, the three lead characters, played by Arya, Santhanam, and Premgi Amaren, take on the roles originally portrayed by Imran Khan, Vir Das, and Kunaal Roy Kapur in the Hindi film "Delhi Belly." The trio is known for their comedic performances, and in "Settai," they bring humor to the storyline adapted from the original film. The film explores the comic misadventures of the main characters and their encounters with a series of chaotic situations.

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  • 3. 

    Hindi movie 'FORCE' which had John Abraham and Genelia in the lead is a remake of which Tamil blockbuster movie?

    • A.

      Kaakha Kaakha

    • B.

      Saamy

    • C.

      Vettaiayadu Vilayadu

    • D.

      Ayan

    Correct Answer
    A. Kaakha Kaakha
    Explanation
    "Force," the Hindi movie starring John Abraham and Genelia D'Souza, is a remake of the Tamil film "Kaakha Kaakha." The original Tamil film, directed by Gautham Menon, featured Suriya and Jyothika in the lead roles. "Kaakha Kaakha" is a critically acclaimed action thriller that revolves around the lives of police officers. The Hindi version, "Force," directed by Nishikant Kamat, retains the core storyline but adapts it to suit the Bollywood audience. John Abraham plays the role essayed by Suriya in the Tamil version, and the film explores themes of crime, love, and the challenges faced by police officers.

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  • 4. 

    Who is the Tamil actress who signed Hollywood filmmaker James Cameroon's movie?

    • A.

      Trisha

    • B.

      Shriya Saran

    • C.

      Lakshmi Rai

    • D.

      Amala Paul

    Correct Answer
    C. Lakshmi Rai
    Explanation
    Lakshmi Rai is the Tamil actress who signed Hollywood filmmaker James Cameron's movie.

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  • 5. 

    In which movie, did comedian Santhanam make his debut?

    • A.

      Manmadhan

    • B.

      Rendu

    • C.

      Vallavan

    • D.

      Alai

    Correct Answer
    A. Manmadhan
    Explanation
    Santhanam made his acting debut in the Tamil film "Manmadhan," which was released in 2004. In the movie, he played a supporting role and showcased his comedic talent, marking the beginning of his successful career in the film industry. "Manmadhan" was a romantic thriller directed by A. J. Murugan and starred Silambarasan and Jyothika in lead roles. Santhanam's performance in "Manmadhan" paved the way for him to become one of the leading comedians in the Tamil film industry. His unique style, witty dialogues, and impeccable timing endeared him to the audience, leading to numerous opportunities in subsequent films.

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  • 6. 

    For which movie did actor Suriya get more number of awards from various associations?

    • A.

      Perazhagan

    • B.

      Vaaranam Aayiram

    • C.

      Ghajini

    • D.

      Nandha

    Correct Answer
    B. Vaaranam Aayiram
    Explanation
    Suriya received more number of awards from various associations for the movie "Vaaranam Aayiram".

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  • 7. 

    Who was the first producer of  Arya-Madhavan starrer 'VETTAI, who then moved away from the project'?

    • A.

      Udhayanidhi Stalin

    • B.

      Director Shankar

    • C.

      Aascar V. Ravichandran

    • D.

      Dhayanidhi Alagiri

    Correct Answer
    D. Dhayanidhi Alagiri
    Explanation
    Dhayanidhi Alagiri was the first producer of the Arya-Madhavan starrer 'VETTAI' but later moved away from the project.

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  • 8. 

    The famous character 'Vandu Murugan' essayed by Vadivelu is from which movie?

    • A.

      Thalainagaram

    • B.

      Ellam Avan Seyal

    • C.

      Azhagarmalai

    • D.

      Marudhamalai

    Correct Answer
    B. Ellam Avan Seyal
    Explanation
    In the movie "Ellam Avan Seyal," Vadivelu portrays the character 'Vandu Murugan.' Vadivelu is a renowned comedian in the Tamil film industry known for his impeccable comic timing and unique characters. 'Vandu Murugan' is one of his memorable roles, showcasing his ability to bring humor to the screen with his distinctive style and expressions. "Ellam Avan Seyal" is a Tamil action-drama film released in 2008, directed by Shaji Kailas. The movie features R.K, Asin, and Vadivelu in pivotal roles. Vadivelu's performance as 'Vandu Murugan' adds a comic element to the film, contributing to the overall entertainment factor. His ability to create memorable characters has made him a beloved figure in the Tamil cinema comedy genre.

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  • 9. 

    Who is the youngest music composer joining the film industry at the age of 16?

    • A.

      Harris Jayaraj

    • B.

      A.R.Rahman

    • C.

      G.V.Prakash

    • D.

      Yuvan Shankar Raja

    Correct Answer
    D. Yuvan Shankar Raja
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Yuvan Shankar Raja. Yuvan Shankar Raja is the youngest son of legendary music composer Ilaiyaraaja, and he made his debut as a composer when he was only 16 years old, with the 1997 film Aravindhan. He has since composed music for over 100 films in Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, and Hindi, and has won several awards, such as the Filmfare Award, the Tamil Nadu State Film Award, and the Vijay Award.

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  • 10. 

    Who was the cinematographer for the movie 'BOMBAY, who is also a director?'

    • A.

      Santhosh Sivan

    • B.

      Ravi.k.Chandran

    • C.

      P.C.Sreeram

    • D.

      Rajiv Menon

    Correct Answer
    D. Rajiv Menon
    Explanation
    Rajiv Menon served as the cinematographer for the movie 'Bombay.' Apart from his work as a cinematographer, he is also a renowned director in the Indian film industry. Rajiv Menon has directed notable films and is recognized for his contributions to both cinematography and filmmaking. His expertise in visual storytelling has made him a prominent figure in the Indian film fraternity. As a cinematographer, he has played a significant role in capturing the visuals and aesthetics of 'Bombay,' contributing to the film's overall visual appeal.

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  • 11. 

    Actor Vijay has not worked with which of these directors?

    • A.

      Vasanth

    • B.

      Hari

    • C.

      A.Venkatesh

    • D.

      Dharani

    Correct Answer
    B. Hari
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Hari. Actor Vijay has not worked with director Hari, who is known for his action films such as the Singam series. Vijay has worked with the other three directors in the following films:A.Venkatesh: Selva (1996) and Bhagavathi (2002)Dharani: Dhill (2001) and Ghilli (2004)Vasanth: Nerrukku Ner (1997) and Rhythm (2000)

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  • 12. 

    Which Tamil blockbuster was dubbed and released in Telugu as 'RANGAM?'

    • A.

      Naan Mahaan Alla

    • B.

      Mankatha

    • C.

      Ko

    • D.

      Ayan

    Correct Answer
    C. Ko
    Explanation
    "Ko" is a Tamil political thriller film directed by K. V. Anand and was released in 2011. The film features Jiiva, Ajmal Ameer, Karthika Nair, and Piaa Bajpai in lead roles. It gained popularity for its engaging storyline, political intrigue, and well-executed action sequences. The Telugu-dubbed version of the film is titled "Rangam." The movie was well-received for its screenplay, performances, and the portrayal of political journalism. "Rangam" retained the essence of "Ko" and reached a wider audience in the Telugu-speaking regions.

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  • 13. 

    Who is the only actor in Indian cinema to give 5 mega-hits in the year 1982 including Tamil and Hindi?

    • A.

      Rajinikanth

    • B.

      Amithabh Bachhan

    • C.

      Kamal Haasan

    • D.

      Mohan Lal

    Correct Answer
    C. Kamal Haasan
    Explanation
    Kamal Haasan is the correct answer because he is the only actor in Indian cinema to give 5 mega-hits in the year 1982, including Tamil and Hindi films. This achievement sets him apart from Rajinikanth, Amithabh Bachchan, and Mohan Lal, who may have had successful careers but did not have the same level of success in that specific year.

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  • 14. 

    Which was the first Indian and Tamil film, that had bought make-up men from USA?

    • A.

      Jeans

    • B.

      Indian

    • C.

      Mudhalvan

    • D.

      Gentleman

    Correct Answer
    B. Indian
    Explanation
    "Indian," a Tamil film directed by S. Shankar and released in 1996, was the first Indian film to hire make-up artists from the United States. The film starred Kamal Haasan in a dual role, and his complex aging makeup was a significant part of his character portrayal, requiring advanced makeup techniques. The American make-up artist Michael Westmore, known for his work in Hollywood, especially on the "Star Trek" series, was brought in to design and apply the aging makeup for Kamal Haasan's role. This collaboration marked a significant milestone in Indian cinema, integrating international expertise in makeup artistry to achieve the desired effects for the film’s characters.

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  • 15. 

    Which film is recognized as the first Tamil silent film?

    • A.

      Kalidas

    • B.

      Alam Ara

    • C.

      Keechaka Vadham

    • D.

      H. M. Reddy

    Correct Answer
    C. Keechaka Vadham
    Explanation
    Keechaka Vadham, directed by R. Nataraja Mudaliar in 1918, is acknowledged as the first Tamil silent film. It paved the way for the Tamil film industry, preceding the first Tamil talking feature film, Kalidas, directed by H. M. Reddy, which was released in 1931.

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