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The Dus Quiz

July 07, 2005 13:40 IST
Did you know that Zayed Khan, who looks very hot in the Dus bahane song, almost didn't make it to the film's cast?

Apparently director Anubhav Sinha didn't want him.

The multi-starrer, featuring Sanjay Dutt, Abhishek Bachchan, Suniel Shetty, Zayed, Shilpa Shetty, Esha Deol, Raima Sen, Dia Mirza and more, releases on July 8.

Before you grab it on your nearest multiplex, take this quiz and feed your knowledge!

1. Who was first directing Dus?
a. Rajiv Rai
b. Subhash Ghai
c. Mukul Anand

2. Which of these were part of the original Dus, but do not feature in the new film?
a. Saif Ali Khan
b. Salman Khan
c. Akshay Kumar

Wrong! Try again..
Wrong!
The correct answer is B.
Did you know? Director Anubhav Sinha was not keen on taking Zayed Khan after watching his first film, Chura Liya Hai Tumne. But when Sinha met Khan, he was impressed by Khan and thought that he was the right choice for the role.

After Dus, Sinha's next release is Tathastu, starring Sanjay Dutt again.

The film also stars Amisha Patel and Jaya Pradha. It will be a songless movie.

Correct!
Did you know? Director Anubhav Sinha was not keen on taking Zayed Khan after watching his first film, Chura Liya Hai Tumne. But when Sinha met Khan, he was impressed by Khan and thought that he was the right choice for the role.

After Dus, Sinha's next release is Tathastu, starring Sanjay Dutt again.

The film also stars Amisha Patel and Jaya Pradha. It will be a songless movie.

3. Which is Anubhav Sinha's first movie?
a. Tum Bin
b. Aap Ko Phele Bhi Kahin Dekha Hai
c. Pyaar Ishq Mohabat

Wrong! Try again..
Wrong! The correct answer is A.
Did you know? Like Ram Gopal Varma, Anubhav Sinha was an engineer before he joined the film industry.

Sinha entered showbiz by making music videos. He has made about 80 videos. In fact it was he who discovered Bipasha Basu, and offered her a music video opposite Sonu Nigam.

Correct!
Did you know? Like Ram Gopal Varma, Anubhav Sinha was an engineer before he joined the film industry.

Sinha entered showbiz by making music videos. He has made about 80 videos. In fact it was he who discovered Bipasha Basu, and offered her a music video opposite Sonu Nigam.

4. Name the song that became very famous, from the original Dus.
a. Mahiya
b. Chandani roopki
c. Hindustani

Wrong! Try again..
Wrong! The correct answer is C.
Did you know? Soon, Sinha got disillusioned with remixes and raunchy numbers. In fact, it was apparently the 'exploitation' of women in music videos due to which he changed tracks.

He debuted in feature films with Tum Bin, starring Priyanshu Chatterjee, Himanshu Malik, Sandali Sinha and Rakesh Bapat.

But his second film, Aapko Pehle Bhi Kahin Dekha Hai, starring Priyanshu Chatterjee and Saakshi Sivanand, bombed.

Correct!
Did you know? Soon, Sinha got disillusioned with remixes and raunchy numbers. In fact, it was apparently the 'exploitation' of women in music videos due to which he changed tracks.

He debuted in feature films with Tum Bin, starring Priyanshu Chatterjee, Himanshu Malik, Sandali Sinha and Rakesh Bapat.

But his second film, Aapko Pehle Bhi Kahin Dekha Hai, starring Priyanshu Chatterjee and Saakshi Sivanand, bombed.

5. Which producer decided to complete the original Dus?
a. Nitin Manmohan
b. Manmohan Desai
c. Subhash Ghai

Wrong! Try again..
Wrong! The correct answer is A.
Did you know? Anubhav Sinha did not have to struggle to rope in his huge star cast of Sanjay Dutt, Suniel Shetty, Abhishek Bachchan, Zayed Khan, Shilpa Shetty, Esha Deol, Dia Mirza and Raima Sen.

In fact, his story narration to Sanjay Dutt took only three minutes! Sanju was so impressed by him that not only did he sign up for the film, but he even convinced Abhishek, who was shooting for Mani Ratnam's Yuva in Kolkata, to do the film.

Correct!
Did you know? Anubhav Sinha did not have to struggle to rope in his huge star cast of Sanjay Dutt, Suniel Shetty, Abhishek Bachchan, Zayed Khan, Shilpa Shetty, Esha Deol, Dia Mirza and Raima Sen.

In fact, his story narration to Sanjay Dutt took only three minutes! Sanju was so impressed by him that not only did he sign up for the film, but he even convinced Abhishek, who was shooting for Mani Ratnam's Yuva in Kolkata, to do the film.

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Compiled by Patcy N
Image: Uday Kuckian

Patcy N