Quiz : Novels – Movies – Songs
Here’s a quiz in a different format!!!
You have to identify songs from the films which are based on novels (If you can, please mention the film and the novel name too)
Please give your answers as comments for this post. No part answering please. Happy Quizzing!!
Here we go –
1. Based on a Marathi novel, the film was made in Marathi first and later in Hindi (before most of us were born). The actress is shown reciting a very famous English poem!!
2. This Bengali novel has been adapted 3 times to be made into a film. The title is pertaining to the marital status of a woman. Mention the song related to Chaand from one of the adaptations. Please identify all the 3 adaptations.
3. Identify the song which is originally from the 50s and adapted for a novel based movie in 2000s. It is a Pulitzer Prize winner debut novel.
4. A ‘tree’ for all ‘seasons’. The song mentions the seasons too. One of the last films of the music director.
5. This film has a Sherlock Holmes connect. The film is a directorial debut and the haunting melody got 2 Filmfare awards for Best Lyricist and Best Singer.
6. First film from one of the major production houses in Bollywood. The film based on an English novel has the superstar as the protagonist. The song says – he’ll tell everything that is in his heart, if she allows!!
7. This Punjabi novel is based on the backdrop of partition. Adapted into a movie in 2000s. The ghazal is originally from a non film album based on relationships, adapted in this particular movie.
8. The title of this short story means dilemma. A Rajasthani story which was adapted twice, 70s and 2000s. The latest version has 2 top Bollywood stars sharing the screen space. Identify a song from this version which mentions a jewellery piece.
9. Based on Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore’s work, it has Bengali as well as Hindi adaptation. Identify the Hindi song where the protagonist is remembering his motherland.
10. An adaptation of a Jane Austen novel, this movie released in 2000s has a song which has very ‘sweet sweet’ words!!