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51. 

Which Indian short film will be screened by UNESCO as part of 2017 World Press Freedom Day (WPFD) in Indonesia?

A. Azaad
B. Gutthi
C. Roadside Ambanis
D. Little terrorist

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

The Indian short film "Azaad" will be screened by United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural organisation (UNESCO) as part of 2017 World Press Freedom Day (WPFD) event, which will be held from May 1-4, 2017 in Jakarta, Indonesia. The movie is written and directed by Rahul V. Chittella, which tells the story of the dysfunctional relationship between a father and his son.

52. 

Which of the following Indian films won the Jury Prize for Best Film at the Hong Kong International Film Festival?

A. Hindi Medium
B. Prakash Electronic
C. Reloaded
D. Newton

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Newton has won the Jury Prize for Best Film at the Hong Kong International Film Festival. The film won the Art Cinema award for the Forum section. The film also went to 16th Annual Tribeca Film Festival.

53. 

Which Bollywood film has won the best film honour at the 2017 Hong Kong International Film Festival?

A. Trivisa
B. Newton
C. Happiness
D. Blue Mountains

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Bollywood film "Newton" has won the best film honour at the Hong Kong International Film Festival. It had its world premiere at the 67th Berlin Film Festival where it won the International Federation of Art Cinemas (CICAE) award in its Forum segment.

54. 

Who is nominated for the prestigious Raj Kapoor Lifetime achievement award of the Maharashtra Government?

A. Vikram Gokhale
B. Amitabh Bachchan
C. Saira Banu
D. Jackie Shroff

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Veteran actress Saira Banu and actor Jackie Shroff have been named for the prestigious Raj Kapoor Lifetime Achievement and Raj Kapoor Special Contribution annual awards, respectively, by the Maharashtra government

55. 

Name the cinema at Lal Chowk of Srinagar whose site will be used for development of a heritage museum soon.

A. Palladium Cinema
B. Neelam cinema
C. Regal Cinema
D. Naaz Cinema

Answer: Option A

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