Indian cinema is the very much popular, which produces films in various languages every year. The major centers of of film production are Bangalore, Kolkata, Mumbai, Kochi, Chennai, Hyderabad, Trivandrum, and many other places in India. Indian Cinema also used to shoot films outside India.
Indian Cinema ranked 1st in the terms of annual film production. The largest center of the films produced in Hindi is known as Bollywood. So, below we present you questions and answers related to Indian cinema. You can also be able to learn much more about Indian Cinema through this questions and answers.
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#1. Which was the first Indian movie nominated for Oscar?
#2. Which was the first Indian movie to win an Oscar?
#3. Who got first Oscar award in India?
#4. Who is known as the Father of Indian cinema?
Raja Lalith Rai
Dhundiraj Govind Phalke
#5. Which is the highest grossing Indian film ever?
#6. Which actor has won the most national awards in India?
Shah Rukh Khan
#7. Which was the first Color movie in India?
#8. Which Hindi movie got first National Award?
#9. Which was the first film to win the Filmfare Best Film Award?
Do Bigha Zamin
#10. Who was the director of the famous movie ‘Sholay’?
G. P. Sippy
#11. Which was the first Cinemascope film in Bollywood?
Kaagaz Ke Phool
#12. Who was known as first lady of Indian cinema?
Devika Rani Chaudhuri
#13. Who was the first Indian actress to receive the Padma Shri award?
#14. The first ever Indian film that got popularity outside India was ‘Awara’ (meaning The Tramp). The hero in that film was a famous actor, also known as the Show Man. This person was the son of Prithviraj Kapoor. Who was he?
#15. In 1957-58, India, for the first time, sent a film for the Best Foreign Film Award at the Academy Awards. This film, directed by Mehboob Khan, made the shortlist. Name this legendary Hindi epic film.
#16. In 1988, a film called ‘Salaam Bombay’ was released. This film, depicting the daily life of street children in Mumbai, was very famous. By whom was it directed?
#17. In 2001, an epic sports film starring Aamir Khan was released. The tagline of this film was ‘Once Upon A Time in India’. It was the third Indian film to make the shortlist of the best Foreign Film Oscar. Name this film which is based in Champaner in modern-day Gujarat.
The Good Road
#18. The film ‘3 idiots’ was the first Indian film to gross more than Rupees 200 crore (or 2 billion) in India. Who starred as the hero in this film, directed by Rajkumar Hirani?
#19. The 1st Sanskrit Film of India was?
Satyawadi Raja Harishchandra
#20. The 1st fully indigenously made India’s silent feature film was?
#21. The 1st English film of India was?
The Darjeeling Limited
The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
#22. The 1st film festival of India was held at?
#23. Which was the first 3D movie in India?
My Dear Kuttichathan
#24. Which movie has been chosen as the India’s official entry to Oscar 2019?
Article last re-published on July 25, 2020.