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26. 

How many Indians are invited to be members of Oscar academy for this year?

A. 10
B. 20
C. 15
D. 25

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

20 Indian film personalities have been invited as members by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, including Shah Rukh Khan, Aditya Chopra, Soumitra Chatterjee, Madhabi Mukherjee and Naseeruddin Shah.

27. 

Which Indian Film opens the 2018 London Indian Film Festival?

A. Sanju
B. Race 3
C. Raazi
D. Love Sonia

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

The annual London Indian Film Festival (LIFF) opens today with the red-carpet world premiere of Hollywood-cum-Bollywood starrer "Love Sonia", a film by the Oscar-nominated producer of "Life Of Pi", David Womark. This year, there is also a special cinematic tribute to Bollywood star Sridevi, who died suddenly in February, with a screening of her 1987 box-office hit "Mr India". Another tribute screening is UK-based filmmaker Sangeeta Dutta's docu-feature "Bird of Dusk", in memory of the late Rituparno Ghosh.

28. 

This movie has been choosen for the best film award "Palme d'Or" at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival.

A. Anone
B. Warotenka
C. Half Blue
D. Shoplifters

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

The Palme d'Or is the highest prize awarded at the Cannes Film Festival. The Japanese family drama Shoplifters has received the coveted award for best film, the 'Palme d'Or', at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival. 'Shoplifters' has been hailed as a modest masterpiece from a veteran filmmaker Hirokazu Kore-eda that centres on a small-time thief who takes a young girl home to his family.

29. 

Who received the Pride of Indian cinema award in the Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Awards 2018?

A. Sanjay Dutt
B. Sri Devi
C. Shah Rukh Khan
D. Amitabh Bachchan

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Sanjay Dutt was conferred as the Pride of Indian cinema award in the Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Awards 2018. The Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Award 2018 was held in Mumbai on Friday night. The award is conferred to the individuals who have contributed outstandingly towards entertainment industry and the growth and development of Indian cinema or television.

30. 

This movie bagged the Nargis Dutt Award for Best Film on National Integration at the 65th National Film Awards 2017.

A. Aalorukkam
B. Ladhakh
C. Murakhiya
D. Dhappa

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Marathi movie 'Dhappa' bagged the Nargis Dutt Award for Best Film on National Integration, while 'Ladhakh' was declared the Best Regional Film at the 65th National Film Awards. Apart from this, Malayalam Movie 'Aaalorukkam', directed by V.C.Abhilash, was awarded the Best Film on Social Issues. Jayaraj was awarded the Best Direction in the Feature Film category for the movie 'Bhayanakam' and Nagraj Manjule won the award for the Best Direction in the Non Feature Film Category.