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Who was the first Indian actress to model for Lux soap?

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1. Which superstar of the 1970s used to lend his voice to a radio programme sponsored by Eagle Flasks?
a) Amitabh Bachchan
b) Sanjeev Kumar
c) Rajesh Khanna

2. Who was the first Indian actress to model for Lux soap?
a) Leela Chitnis
b) Devika Rani
c) Shobhana Samarth

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The correct answer is Leela Chitnis.
Leela Chitnis, who passed away recently, had her first role as a leading lady was in Master Vinayak's Hindi melodrama Chhaya in 1936. She became the first Indian actress to model for Lux, which till then used only foreign models. Chitnis did her first Lux campaign in 1934. Since then Lux has continued the tradition of using film stars to promote the soap.
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Leela Chitnis, who passed away recently, had her first role as a leading lady was in Master Vinayak's Hindi melodrama Chhaya in 1936. She became the first Indian actress to model for Lux, which till then used only foreign models. Chitnis did her first Lux campaign in 1934. Since then Lux has continued the tradition of using film stars to promote the soap.

3. Which film company was the first ever in Bollywood to raise money through an initial public offering?
a) Mukta Arts Private Ltd
b) Pritish Nandy Communications
c) ABCL

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Wrong! The correct answer is Mukta Arts Private Ltd.
Started by Bollywood's 'showman' Subhash Ghai, Mukta Arts made its Rs 100 crore public offering in 2001. The IPO price for a share was fixed at Rs 165 and the issue was oversubscribed 5.8 times.
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Started by Bollywood's 'showman' Subhash Ghai, Mukta Arts made its Rs 100 crore public offering in 2001. The IPO price for a share was fixed at Rs 165 and the issue was oversubscribed 5.8 times.

4. Who was the first Bollywood star to have a perfume named after him/her?
a) Shah Rukh Khan
b) Amitabh Bachchan
c) Zeenat Aman

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Wrong! The correct answer is Zeenat Aman.
The perfume called Zeenat was launched by a company in Saudi Arabia. Other film stars to have their own brand of perfume are Shah Rukh Khan and Lata Mangeshkar. The recent addition to the list is Amitabh Bachchan for whom Lomani launched a set of perfumes.
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The perfume called Zeenat was launched by a company in Saudi Arabia. Other film stars to have their own brand of perfume are Shah Rukh Khan and Lata Mangeshkar. The recent addition to the list is Amitabh Bachchan for whom Lomani launched a set of perfumes.

5. Aamir Khan's Pepsi ad co-starring Aishwarya Rai and Mahima Chaudhury was based on an American Pepsi ad featuring which Hollywood actor?
a) Michael J Fox
b) Mel Gibson
c) Tom Cruise

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Wrong! The correct answer is Michael J Fox.
Adman Prahlad Kakkar's first Pepsi commercial with Aamir Khan was a take off on a well-received international commercial that featured Michael J. Fox. It had a popular theme, boy meets girl, later he meets another girl, he is in a fix for he likes both the girls. Aamir Khan today endorses Coca-Cola.
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Adman Prahlad Kakkar's first Pepsi commercial with Aamir Khan was a take off on a well-received international commercial that featured Michael J. Fox. It had a popular theme, boy meets girl, later he meets another girl, he is in a fix for he likes both the girls. Aamir Khan today endorses Coca-Cola.

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