MxM Buzzer # 6 | Quiz on Doordarshan

23 Aug,2012

Welcome to the Sixth edition of MxMIndia’s media quiz – MxM Buzzer, that happens every Friday and where our prizewinners are real people . Our quizmaster is Sorbojeet Chatterjee, Vice President – Marketing at Neo Sports. To enter this quiz, simply email the answers with your personal details (Name, email id and telephone number) and a five-word descriptor for EMVIES 2012 at with Buzzer#6 in the subject. Standard contest rules apply (see box below).

Note: entries without the descriptor will not be considered for prizes.

There will be two prizes for Buzzer #6. One First Prize of Rs 1001 and One Second Prize of Rs 101.

If there’s a tie, the best descriptor for EMVIES 2012 will get the prize (note: tie-breaker question will change every week).
Last date for sending entries: THURSDAY, August 30, 2012. Entries must reach us by 5 pm IST.

 A sitter to begin with – Which Bollywood superstar made his acting debut in a serial on DD called Fauji?
 Satyamev Jayate was simulcast on Star Plus and DD. Which current television programme on Zee TV is also simulcast on DD?
 Vasant Sathe is given credit as the I&B Minister under whom DD moved to colour broadcast with the Asian Games in 1984. However, an extremely popular and path-breaking soap was also his brainchild. Identify the cult programme?
 Swabhimaan was an afternoon soap opera on DD that was directed by Mahesh Bhatt and featured a stellar star cast. Which popular writer scripted it?
 Karamchand, a detective serial on DD, featured Pankaj Kapur. Which GEC revived it in 2007?
 Ramesh Sippy, the ace Bollywood director of several blockbusters including Sholay, directed a TV serial for Doordarshan. He fell in love with the actress Kiran Juneja on the sets and eventually married her. Identify the cult programme?

 This is the logo of which Doordarshan channel?
 Superhit Muqabla was one of the longest running No. 1 show on DD Metro. Identify the production house that created it?
 Which rib-tickling sitcom on DD Metro was inspired from the British sitcom Mind Your Language?
 This show on DD was so popular in terms of audience participation that the Indian Postal department introduced higher priced ‘Competition Postcards’ to increase revenue. Identify the popular programme?

Winner of Buzzer # 5 is Anilkumar Sathiraju (Tel No xxxxxx 4896). Mr Sathiraju (who works with DDB Mudra) wins a Prize of Rs 1001. The Second Prize of Rs 101 is won by Jolly Garg (xxxxxx 0053) who works with Accenture.  Congratulations, Mr Sathiraju and Ms Garg. Please await our mail, send us your coordinates and we will wire/ courier/ deposit you the prize… within a month.


Answers to Buzzer # 5

1. South Korea or Bahrain or Republic of Congo, 2. Mudra, 3. Jai Jawaan, 4. CNN IBN & History TV18, 5. Sushil Kumar (Indian flag bearer in Olympics), 6. Aamir Khan (He has named his son Azad after Maulana Azad), 7. Rabindranath Tagore, 8. ABP News, 9. Mahatma Gandhi, 10. 9XM

1. The families and employees of MxMIndia Private Limited and its associates are not eligible to win prizes.
2. You can send as many entries as you would like. There is no entry fee.
3. In case of more than one all-correct entry, the Tie-Breaker will be the decider. Entries without the Descriptor for the Tie-Breaker will not be considered complete.
4. The decision of the Quizmaster and/or the MxMIndia editor will be final.
5. If the winner is not reachable by phone/email, the next best entry will be awarded the prize.
6. By sending your entry, it is assumed that you are in agreement with the rules.
7.  Entries for Buzzer #6 must reach us latest by 5pm IST on Aug 30.

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One response to “MxM Buzzer # 6 | Quiz on Doordarshan”

  1. Himanshu Agarwal says:

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