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Quiz: Know Sivaji Ganesan, Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan well?

Last updated on: May 6, 2013 19:12 IST

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We love the movies.

We love the glitz, the glamour, the stars!

But how well do we actually know them?

On May 3, hundred years of India's movie industry was born, we invite you to test your knowledge about the various film industries in the country.

We start with the Tamil film industry.

How much do you know about superstars like Sivaji Ganesan, Rajinikanth and Kamal Haasan? Let's find out!

1. Rajinikanth has written the story and screenplay of just one film. Name it.

a. Endhiran
b. Sivaji
c. Baba



Image: Rajinikanth in Sivaji


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2. Name the first silent film made in Tamil.

a. Light Of Asia
b. Keechaka Vadham
c. Kalava



Image: A scene from Light of Asia


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3. Which Tamil film made it to Time magazine's All Time 100 Best Movies?

a. Hey! Ram
b. Nayagan
c. Vishwaroopam



Image: Kamal Haasan in Hey! Ram


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4. Sivaji Ganesan played nine roles in a film. Name the film.

a. Navarathiri.
b. Naya Din Nayi Raat.
c. Nirai Kudam.



Image: Sivaji Ganesan in Parasakthi


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5. Which was the first Tamil film to be sent as India's official entry to Oscars in the Best Foreign Language Film category?

a. Bale Pandiya
b. Deiva Magan
c. Navarathiri



Image: Sivaji Ganesan and Gemini Ganesan in Pasalmar


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6. Which was Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalitha's first film?

a. Vennira Aadai
b. Manushulu Mamathalu
c. Epistel



Image: Jayalalitha


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7. Name MGR's directorial debut.

a. Madhurai Meetha Sundharapandian
b. Nadodi Mannan
c. Ulagam Sutrum Valiban



Image: MGR in Kudiyiruntha Koyil


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8. Name Tamil actress Saroja Devi's Hindi film, opposite Dilip Kumar.

a. Sasural
b. Paigam
c. Leader



Image: Saroja Devi in Enga Veettu Pillai


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9. Who is the Kadhal Mannan (King of Romance) of Tamil films?

a. Gemini Ganesan.
b. Sivaji Ganesan.
c. MGR.



Image: Saroja Devi with Sivaji Ganesan in Vedi Velli, with Gemini Ganesan in Kalyana Parisu, and with MGR in Periya Eatahtu Pen


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10. What is Ilaiyaraaja's real name?

a. Yuvan
b. Gnanadesikan
c. Shanker



Image: A scene from Paa, which had music by Ilaiyaraaja


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