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Do me a favour, maa.

December 6, 2009 5 comments

What is common to both these films?

Not really an exhaustive list, but I have not find many other films that have done this.

But then these films have done pretty much the same thing at ‘the other end‘…

Cracked by Mrinalini, NitishK, Champakali & kcgadiyar.

Answer: Paa opens with Jaya Bachchan reading out the opening credits, similar to the opening credits being spoken in Farenheit 451. The 4 films below did the same, except in the closing credits.

Categories: Movies

From Utah.

December 4, 2009 1 comment

Which famous tribute album?

Went uncracked. 😦

Answer: Dus – A Tribute to Mukul Anand. Mukul Anand left the film Dus unfinished when he passed away in 1997. The film was never completed, and only the music album was released with songs like Hindustani by Shankar Mahadevan.

Categories: Movies, Uncategorized

Acclaim.

December 4, 2009 5 comments

What did both of them win National Awards for?

Cracked by NitishK, Mrinalini, VarunG, Nishanth & Rajeev.

Answer: Shyamali and Tarun,along with another child artiste – Shruti, won the National Award for Best Child Artists for Mani Ratnam’s ‘Anjali’,

Categories: Movies

I have just met you, and… Squirrel!

October 25, 2009 4 comments

Connect the two guys shown here, the bird and the drawing which is actually part of the storyboard of a film.
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storyJudgment

Manish Achuth, Alleycat, Varun Gupta and woenvu were all looking in the right direction.

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Categories: Movies

By any other, would smell as sweet.

September 19, 2009 4 comments

I’ll have the usual: Identify , explain and connect.

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Cracked by: Manish Achuth, Champakali, Ankit Sethi & Nitish Khadiya!

Answer: Laila aur Majnu. 1. George Harrison and Patti Boyd – Clapton wrote the song Layla for Patti. 2.  aaja nachle – the dance drama in the movie is laila majnu 3.  Laila Majnu – the movie starring Rishi Kapoor and Ranjeeta Kaur 4. A painting depicting Laila and Majnu

Categories: Art, Books, Movies, Music

Havn’t we heard that before?

September 18, 2009 5 comments

Connect and explain.

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Cracked by Ankit Sethi, Nitish Khadiya, Chamapakali & Comfortably and Technically dumb

Answer:   “Revenge is a dish best served cold” .Quoting CTD’s answer: it’s supposed to be taken from Dangerous Liaisons (wrongly attributed), the novel of which Cruel Intentions is an Adaptation. It appeared in Wrath of Khan as a Klingon proverb which was later used in Kill Bill as well

Categories: Movies

Identify and connect.

September 17, 2009 7 comments

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Answered by: Sohan, Ankit Sethi, Champakali-and-Anku, Nitish Khadiya, Manish Achuth, vsk, Roshan Shekhar,
Answer: Peter Finch – Network. Heath Ledger – The Dark Knight. Posthumous Academy Award winners in acting.

Categories: Movies