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Nobody can craft a romance like Yash Chopra.

After a long directorial sojourn, one of the best directors in the business is finally back.

The maestro is all set to dazzlewith the upcoming Veer Zaara, easily the most anticipated Diwali release this year.

Take a trip down memory lane, and see how well you know the filmmaker.

1. When and where was Yash Chopra born?
a. 1936, Amritsar
b. 1932, Lahore
c. 1931, Peshawar

2. Yash Chopra's directorial debut was
a. Dhool Ka Phool
b. Dharma Putra
c. Daag

Wrong! Try again...
Wrong!
The correct answer is a.
Did you know? B R gave Yash Chopra his first directorial opportunity in Dhool Ka Phool in 1959.

It is the story of a woman betrayed by her lover and the subsequent fate of their illegitimate child. The film argues that it is the parents, and not the children,who are 'illegitimate'.

Correct!
Did you know? B R gave Yash Chopra his first directorial opportunity in Dhool Ka Phool in 1959.

It is the story of a woman betrayed by her lover and the subsequent fate of their illegitimate child. The film argues that it is the parents, andnot the children, whoare 'illegitimate'.

3. How many films has he directed Amitabh Bachchan in?
a. Seven.
b. Four.
c. Five.

Wrong! Try again...
Wrong! The correct answer is c.
Did you know? The five were Deewaar in 1975, Kabhi Kabhi in '76, Trishul in '78, Kaala Patthar in '79 and the unforgettable Silsila in '81.

All of them areclassic Amitabhmovies, scripted by Salim-Javed. Deewaar and Trishul, in particular,set the box-office alight.

These movies set the trend for the late '70s and '80s, establishing Amitabh as the biggest star in India and sculpting his image as the 'angry young man'.

Correct!
Did you know? The five films included Deewaar in 1975, Kabhi Kabhi in '76, Trishul in '78, Kaala Patthar in '79 and the unforgettable Silsila in '81.

All of them areclassic Amitabhmovies, scripted by Salim-Javed. Deewaar and Trishul, in particular,set the box-office alight.

These movies set the trend for the late '70s and '80s, establishing Amitabh as the biggest star in India and sculpting his image as the 'angry young man'.

4. Who wrote the story and screenplay for Lamhe?
a. Sachin Bhowmick
b. Honey Irani
c. Yash Chopra

Wrong! Try again...
Wrong! The correct answer is b.
Did you know? Yash Chopra'sfavourite film (among the ones he made), Lamhe (1991) divided the audience on a class basis: it was hugely popular with metropolitan elite and the overseas market, which allowed it to break even.

But it had a poor box-office response among the other sections of the audience because of its supposed incest theme.

Correct!
Did you know? Yash Chopra's own favourite film, Lamhe (1991) divided the audience on a class basis: it was hugely popular with metropolitan elite and the overseas market, which allowed it to break even.

But it had a poor box-office response among the other sections of the audience because of its supposed incest theme.

5. When was Yash Chopra conferred with an honorary doctorate?
a. 2001
b. 1998
c. 2004

Wrong! Try again...
Wrong! The correct answer is c.
Did you know? Yash Chopra has been conferred with a degree of Doctor Of Philosophy (Honoris Causa) by the Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar, for his contribution to art and culture.

At the 30th annual convocation ceremony of the Guru Nanak Dev University held onFebruary 14, 2004, at the Dashmesh auditorium,Chopra was felicitated with full honours.

Correct!
Did you know? Yash Chopra has been conferred with a degree of Doctor Of Philosophy (Honoris Causa) by the Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar, for his contribution to art and culture.

At the 30th annual convocation ceremony of the Guru Nanak Dev University held onFebruary 14, 2004, at the Dashmesh auditorium,Chopra was felicitated with full honours.

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Sub: Yash Chopras films fashions

In Yash Chopras films Heroines are always in pant-shirts. For example, in film trishul Hemamalini appears in nice bell-bottom pants and shirts in song \\\"Jaaneman ...


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Sub: answer is wrong

u have written that yash chopra directed Amitabh Bachchan in 5 films,but it is wrong b'cus Amitabh is also in Veer Zaara,modify it


Posted by sundaram





Sub: Yash chopra does not know me

All the appreciations about Yash Chopra are valid. But offlate (last few years) he has been doing movies only with SRK because he is success ...


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