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Get into the Valentine groove!

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February 10, 2005 07:28 IST
The Valentine season is here, and it's time to get all mushy and romantic. So what better way to start than brush up on some of the most romantic Hindi movies?

Answer these questions, read up the trivia, and impress your Valentine!

1. Which Rajshri movie is Hum Aapke Hai Koun…! a remake of?
a. Dulhan Wahi Jo Piya Man Bhaye
b. Uphaar
c. Nadiya Ke Paar

Wrong! Try again..
Wrong!
The correct answer is C
Did you know? Sooraj Barjatya directed his first film, Main Pyaar Kiya, for his home banner, Rajshri Productions, at the age of 24. After the huge success of the film, he could not find a good subject for his next venture.

His father insisted he remake the Rajshri film, Nadiya Ke Paar.

Sooraj was 28 when he directed Hum Aapke Hain Koun…!. The movie was a runaway hit and is among the top 10 most successful films ever!

Correct!
Did you know? Sooraj Barjatya directed his first film, Main Pyaar Kiya, for his home banner, Rajshri Productions, at the age of 24. After the huge success of the film, he could not find a good subject for his next venture.

His father insisted he remake the Rajshri film, Nadiya Ke Paar.

Sooraj was 28 when he directed Hum Aapke Hain Koun…!. The movie was a runaway hit and is among the top 10 most successful Hindi films ever!

2. In which category did Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge win a National Award?
a. Best Actor.
b. Best Director.
c. Best Film.

Wrong! Try again..
Wrong!
The correct answer is C.
Did you know? Yash Chopra's eldest son Aditya Chopra, who assisted his father on Lamhe and Darr, directed his first film, DDLJ (1995) at the age of 23.

The film was a blockbuster, and Aditya won a lot of awards for the same. He also won the President's Gold Medal for the Best Popular Film providing wholesome entertainment.

DDLJ is the longest running film in the history of Indian cinema, and is still showing in its 10 year at Mumbai's Maratha Mandir theatre.

Correct!
Did you know? Yash Chopra's eldest son, Aditya Chopra, who assisted his father on Lamhe and Darr, directed his first film, DDLJ (1995) at the age of 23.

The film was a blockbuster, and Aditya won a lot of awards for the same. He also won the President's Gold Medal for the Best Popular Film providing wholesome entertainment.

DDLJ is the longest running film in the history of Indian cinema, and is still showing in its 10th year at Mumbai's Maratha Mandir theatre.

3. 'Rahul is a cheater. He is a cheater. He is a cheater, cheater!' This dialogue is from which movie?
a. Kuch Kuch Hota Hai
b. Dil Toh Pagal Hai
c. Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham

Wrong! Try again..
Wrong! The correct answer is A.
Did you know? Before Rani Mukerji was signed on to play Tina's role in KKHH, a lot of actresses were approached including Twinkle Khanna, Raveena Tandon and Karisma Kapoor.

In a sequence where Kajol is riding a bicycle, she fell off the bike and suffered a deep knee cut.

Correct!
Did you know? Before Rani Mukerji was signed on to play Tina's role in KKHH, a lot of actresses were approached including Twinkle Khanna, Raveena Tandon and Karisma Kapoor.

In a sequence where Kajol is riding a bicycle, she fell off the bike and suffered a deep knee cut.

4. What common award did Taal receive at the Filmfare awards, the Screen awards, the Zee Cine awards and the International Indian Film Academy Awards?
a. Best Music Director (A R Rahman)
b. Best Supporting Actor (Anil Kapoor)
c. Best Actress (Aishwarya Rai)

Wrong! Try again..
Wrong! The correct answer is B.
Did you know? Not many know that Govinda was originally asked to play Anil Kapoor's choreographer role in Taal.

Govinda refused the role because it was a supporting, and not the lead, role. Apparently, he told director Subhash Ghai that he was not Sanjeev Kumar who played supporting roles, but rather like Kamal Haasan, a versatile actor.

Taal was the first movie in which A R Rahman worked with Ghai, the second being Kisna.

Correct!
Did you know? Not many know that Govinda was originally asked to play Anil Kapoor's choreographer role in Taal.

Govinda refused the role because it was a supporting, and not the lead role. Apparently, he told director Subhash Ghai that he was not Sanjeev Kumar who played supporting roles, but rather like Kamal Haasan, a versatile actor.

Taal was the first movie in which A R Rahman worked with Ghai, the second being Kisna.

5. Which pop singer made his Bollywood singing debut in Kaho Naa… Pyar Hai?
a. KK
b. Kamaal Khan
c. Lucky Ali

Wrong! Try again..
Wrong! The correct answer is C.
Did you know? Amisha Patel, granddaughter of the late legal legend and Congress bigwig Rajni Patel, was awarded a gold medal for excellence in economics at Boston University, before she became an actress.

When she returned to Mumbai, Amisha did not consider films a career option. She took up a job at the Bombay Stock Exchange!

But when Kareena Kapoor walked out of Kaho Naa… director Rakesh Roshan approached Amisha.

Hrithik bagged the film in pretty much the same way. When Shah Rukh Khan turned down the project, Honey Irani suggested Hrithik's name, and he was on!

Correct!
Did you know? Amisha Patel, granddaughter of the late legal legend and Congress bigwig Rajni Patel, was awarded a gold medal for excellence in economics at Boston University, before she became an actress.

When she returned to Mumbai, Amisha did not consider films a career option. She took up a job at the Bombay Stock Exchange!

But when Kareena Kapoor walked out of Kaho Naa… director Rakesh Roshan approached Amisha.

Hrithik bagged the film in pretty much the same way. When Shah Rukh Khan turned down the project, Honey Irani suggested Hrithik's name, and he was on!

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Compiled by Patcy N
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