Sunday, August 16, 2009

#Comic No.136 & 137:Munshi Premchand

Munshi Premchand(Dhanpatrai,1880-1936) is no doubt the best Hindi and Urdu writer whose stories and novels represent the emotions and mentality of true India.His theme of stories and writing skills are unmatched and beyond compare with anybody as his story telling ability was interesting,simple and having words from day to day conversation.
His stories mainly depicted the problems of ordinary peasants and common man such as corruption,communalism,debt,poverty etc in a very simple and effective language.Before Premchand Indian story telling was confined mainly to King-Queen and fantasy sort of stories,it was he who brought the canvas of his stories to the problems of common man and ground realities.
His work was also appreciated in film industry and quite a few movies were made on his stories/novels such as "Mazdoor(1934),Seva Sadan(1938),Gaban(1966),Godan(1963),
Shantranj Ke Khiladi(1977)".

Gaurav Gatha publications acknowledged his work by rendering out a comic on him,which is being presented here.His stories can be read online from a blog devoted specially on him,Munshi Premchand blog.
For further information on Munshi Premchand click here

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Friends a ardent comic lover,multi talented personality and a dear friend,Vijay Kumar Sappatti,has introduced a blog (Comics of India) devoted on comic characters,where he has put up comic characters drawn by himself.Have a look at it and let him know your encouraging thoughts and suggestions over it.

Enjoy another Fauladi Singh comic contributed by Deep again.

Doston,chalte-chalte one small quiz.....:o)

1.Can you tell for which movie this still shot was taken.

2.Name the movie in which Helen was paired opposite Amitabh Bachchan.

3.Can you tell during which movie shooting this still shot has been taken.This shot was taken during picturization of a song from a very famous and hit movie of Amitabh,the name of this particular movie appears in the lyrics of this very song.

4.Can you tell in which movie Harivansh Rai Bachchan and Teji Bachchan played a small role.

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Tuesday, August 4, 2009

# Kishore Kumar

UPDATE(5th August):Answers of Previous Quiz has been disclosed at comments section of previous post,pls check it for answers

Today is 80th birthday of our favorite singer 'Kishore Kumar' or Kishore Da as he was popularly known in the industry.
Kishore Kumar was born on 4th August 1929 in 'Khandwa' of Madhya Pradesh,he was the younger brother of famous 'Ashok Kumar' and 'Anup Kumar'.
Much has been written over him and his life so won't be writing more on him except presenting few rare pictures of him and off course a short quiz on him.

Q.1.What was the real name of Kishore Kumar.

Q.2.Can anyone tell total how many songs(filmy and non-filmy and including in all languages) did Kishore Kumar sang.Variation of plus-minus 200 songs will be acceptable.

Q.3.How many times did Kishore Kumar wed and name his wifes.

Q.4.When was the below mentioned movie released.

Q.5.Identify the famous actress who is with Kishore Kumar in the following picture.

Prize for the quiz is same as it was in the previous quiz,i.e.first 3 winners can send their request for a comic post of their choice(if available with me).

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Sunday, August 2, 2009

# Film Quiz:1

Friends a quiz based on Hindi movies is being presented here.Lets see how many can answer how many questions.
First 3 winners can request a comic of their choice which will posted here on their request(if available with me).

Q.1.This is a picture of very famous music composer,can you identify him.

Q.2.Can you identify the movie and the two other persons in this picture(whose faces are visible) apart from Amitabh.

Q.3.Name these movies of Amitabh Bachchan.




Q.4.Name the film and the heroines of the following pictures of Amitabh.







Q.5.Identify the personalities in this picture,all are very famous and prominent.

Q.6.Can you name the kids and other persons in this picture.

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