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In which film did Yash Chopra want to cast Kapoors?

Last updated on: November 15, 2012 20:35 IST

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Yash Chopra's life and films may have been an open book but there are some facts even his most loyal fans may not know.

So how much do you know? Test your Yash Chopra knowledge right now!

1. In which film did Yash Chopra initially want to cast the Kapoors -- Raj, Shammi and Shashi -- as brothers?

a. Deewar
b. Daag
c. Waqt



Image: Raj, Shammi and Shashi Kapoor


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2. This actor appeared in a flop Yash Chopra film, but 15 years later, he co-starred as the lead in one of his biggest hits. Name the actor.

a. Amitabh Bachchan
b. Shashi Kapoor
c. Jeetendra



Image: Shashi Kapoor, Jeetendra, amitabh


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3. This actor delivered a massive hit before Yash Chopra directed him in what turned to be a major flop. Name him.

a. Vinod Khanna
b. Dev Anand
c. Shatrughan Sinha



Image: Vinod Khanna, Shatrughan Sinha, Dev Anand


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4. Yash Chopra directed her in a film that tanked at the box office. Fifteen years later, he directed her husband in a film that wasn't a hit either. Who are these stars?

a. Dilip Kumar and Saira Banu.
b. Amitabh Bachchan and Jaya Bachchan.
c. Dharmendra and Hema Malini.



Image: Dilip Kumar and Saira Banu, Amitabh Bachchan and Jaya Bachchan, Dharmendra and Hema Malini


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5. This screenplay writer wrote the scripts for a few Yash Chopra films in the 1970s, later his wife wrote scripts for Chopra's flop movies. Name him.

a. Shubash Ghai and Mukta Ghai
b. Javed Akhtar and Honey Irani
c. KK Shukla and Daisy Irani





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6. Who is the actor and trade union leader who got a chance to direct a film for Yash Chopra?

a. Birbal
b. Mukri
c. Manmohan Krishna



Image: Manmohan Krishna, Birbal, Mukri


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7. It is difficult to think of a Yash Chopra film without a song by Lata Mangeshkar besides Jab Tak Hai Jaan. But this Yash Chopra film had songs by another female singer. Name the film.

a. Chandni
b. Waqt
c. Dewaar



Image: Lata Mangeshkar


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8. This struggling singer got a solid break in a Chopra film. Name him.

a. Shabbir Kumar
b. Nitin Mukesh
c. Mohammed Aziz



Image: Mohammed Aziz, Shabbir Kumar, Nitin Mukesh


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9. This thespian acted in a film on which Chopra was an assistant, and went on to play the lead in Chopra's film decades later. Name the actor.

a. Dilip Kumar.
b. Dev Anand
c. Raj Kapoor



Image: Dev Anand, Dilip Kumar, Raj Kapoor


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10. Though his older brother was a well-established producer and director, Chopra began his career assisting yet another director. Who was it?

a. Bimal Roy
b. IS Johar
c. Dev Anand



Image: Yash Chopra


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11. This famous singer was associated with both B R Chopra and Yash Chopra, but his son got an acting break in a film produced and directed by the latter. Name the singer.

a. Mukesh
b. Kishore Kumar
c. Mahendra Kapoor



Image: Mukesh, Kishore Kumar, Mahendra Kapoor


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