Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Question # 238

Tailors were brought from Delhi to stitch the costumes
specialists from Surat-Khambayat were employed for the embroidery, Hyderabad goldsmiths made the jewellery,
Kolhapur craftsmen designed the crowns
Rajasthan ironsmiths crafted the weapons
elaborate footwear was ordered from Agra.
For the battle sequence, 2000 camels, 4000 horses and 8000 troops were used, many of them soldiers on loan from the Indian Army.

The song “X" has an unusual history to it: it cost Rs. 10 million at a time when a film would be made for less than a million
It was written and re-written 105 times by the lyricist, before the music director would approve of it
As there was no way to provide the reverberation of sound, the music director had Lata Mangeshkar sing the song in a studio bathroom.

Question by Suraj Menon


  1. Mughal-e-Azam:Pyar Kiya To Darna Kya

  2. pyaar kiya to darna kya
    K. Asif's mughal-e-azam
    lyrics-shakeel badayuni

  3. @AT, I sent you an email. Check your inbox.

  4. fuck, i feel guilty. i won't be anwsering, i was in the quiz where this q was asked ;]

  5. pyaar kiya to darna kya....... mughal-e-azam