Wednesday, March 25, 2015

62nd National Film Awards 2014 Winners

62nd National Film Awards 2014 were announced by the Chairpersons of the three juries on Feature Films, Non Feature Films and Best Writing on Cinema. The Feature Film Central panel was headed by Shri P. Bharathiraja a legend in Tamil cinema and National Film Award winner. The Central panel comprised of 11 members including Chairman, the Non Feature jury was headed by Shri Kamal Swarup and comprised of 7 members including the Chairman. The jury on Best Writing on Cinema was headed by Shri Govind Kumar (Madhan) and comprised of 3 members including Chairperson. Prior to the announcement of the awards, the Chairpersons of the three juries and members of the jury presented their reports to Minister for Finance, Corporate Affairs and Information & Broadcasting, Shri Arun Jaitley. Secretary (I&B), Shri Bimal Julka was also present on the occasion.
62nd National Film Awards 2014 Winners List:
Best Feature Film:Court (Marathi, Hindi, Gujarati & English)
Best Popular Film for Providing Wholesome Entertainment: Mary Kom
Indira Gandhi Award for Best Debut Film of a Director: Asha for Jaoar Majhe
Special Jury Award:Khwada (Marathi)
Best Direction: Srijit Mukherji for Chotushkone (Bengali)
Best Actress: Kangana Ranaut for Queen
Best Actor: Vijay for Nanu Avanalla Avalu (Kannada)
Best Supporting Actor: Bobby Simhaa for Jigarthanda (Tamil)

Shashi Kapoor gets Dadasaheb Phalke Award 2014

Government on 23 March 2015 announced that Shashi Kapoor was selected for the Dadasaheb Phalke Award for the year 2014. The 77-year-old the veteran film actor and producer is the 46th Dada Saheb Phalke Award winner. The 2014 Dadasaheb Phalke award to Shashi Kapoor made him the third member of Kapoor family to receive the award after Prithviraj Kapoor and Raj Kapoor. Born in 1938, Shashi is a well-known actor and producer from the famous Kapoor family, a film dynasty in Bollywood. The younger brother of late Raj and Shammi Kapoor, who were both actors par excellence, he started his tryst with acting at the age of four, with plays directed and produced by his father Prithviraj Kapoor.
A popular name in Bollywood during the 1960s, 1970s and until the mid-1980s, Shashi was one of India's first actors to go international. He is known internationally for starring in many British and American films, notably Merchant Ivory Proudctions run by Ismail Merchant and James Ivory, such as "The Householder" (1963), "Shakespeare Wallah" (1965), "Bombay Talkie" (1970) and "Heat and Dust"(1982). He also starred in other British and American films such as "Siddhartha" (1972) and "Muhafiz" (1994). In 1978, Shashi set up his production house Film Valas, which produced critically acclaimed films such as "Junoon" (1978), "Kalyug" (1981), "36 Chowringhee Lane" (1981), "Vijeta" (1982) and "Utsav" (1984). He also produced and directed a fantasy film titled "Ajooba", which had Amitabh Bachchan and Rishi in the lead role. In 2011, he was honoured with the Padma Bhushan, and he is also a proud recipient of three National Film Awards.

India GK Question Paper 142

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India GK Question Paper NO. 142:
Q.2336  Who was the Chinese pilgrim who visited India during Harsha Vardhana’s period?
A. Megastinis
B. Nishka
C. Hiuen Tsang
D. Fa-hien
Answer: C. Hiuen Tsang

Q.2337 Total stake sale target for 2015-16 in Budget 2015-16 is ?
A. 550 billion rupees
B. 313 billion rupees
C. 695 billion rupees
D. 800 billion rupees
Answer: C

Q.2338 General Budget 2015-16 plan to raise visa-on-arrival facility from 43 to ------- countries ?
A. 100
B. 150
C. 50
D. 80
Answer: B

Sunday, March 22, 2015

India GK Question Paper 141

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Q.2321 Mohenjo daro is situated in which of the following ?
A. Gujarat, India
B. Punjab, India
C. Sindh, Pakistan
D. Afganistan
Answer: C

Q.2322 Government has tabled the 14th Finance Commission report for the period 1st April 2015 to 31st March 2020 in the Lok Sabha on 24 February 2015. Finance commission is a body set up under which article of the Constitution?
A. Article 280
B. Article 370
C. Article 371(A)
D. Article 230
Answer: A. Article 280

Q.2323. The Kailasha Temple is located in the caves of ?
A. Ajanta
B. Ellora
C. Elephanta
D. Karla
Answer: B