Quiz U on Holi...

Do our telly stars know all about the festival of Holi? Read on as Telly Buzz quizzes stars like Sharad Malhotra, Daljit Kaur, Arjun Bijlani, Panchi Bora, Aastha, Romit Raj...

Wednesday, March 11, 2009 | 10:57:21 AM IST (+05:30 GMT)   |  Copyright: India-Forums.com  |  Comments 49 Comments  |  15833 Views




Holi Hai!!!!! But wait, before playing with colors, can we test our telly stars on the knowledge they have about the festival of Holi??

Telly Buzz put forward a set of 7 simple Questions based on Holi and the significance of Colors, and this is how they fared on our Holi-O-Meter…



Sharad Malhotra:

On the first day, bonfires are lit at night to signify burning of which demoness?

Holika as Holi symbolizes the victory of good over evil

What is the name of this demoness' brother?
I think its Prahlad.LOL (Divyanka helps from behind that it's Hiranyakaship, and then pop comes the next answer) Hiranyakaship it is!! Thumbs Up

What is the red color used in Holi called?

It's Gulaal

What is the major ingredient used in making Thandaai, the special drink served during Holi?

Bhaang…? Or I think its milk and the dry fruits… Well I am confused.

Holi signifies the arrival of which season?
The season of Spring 

Which is the color that symbolizes wisdom, joy and happiness?
Saffron or Orange… I'm not quite sure Thumbs Down

Color that symbolizes purity and cleanliness
White

Total: 6/7
Comments: Well, can we say the team of Sharad and Divyanka did quite well to get most of the answers right?Wink


Aastha Choudhary:

On the first day, bonfires are lit at night to signify burning of which demoness?

Well, I think on that day Holika was burnt.

What is the name of this demoness' brother?
His name is Hiranyakaship

What is the red color used in Holi called?
Red color, I think its Gulaal but not too sure

What is the major ingredient used in making Thandaai, the special drink served during Holi?

It's Bhaang, though I have never had it. But plan to taste this year (grins) Wink

Holi signifies the arrival of which season?

I think it signifies Summer Thumbs Down

Which is the color that symbolizes wisdom, joy and happiness?
Green, Red White… oops sorry I don't have any idea about this ShockedThumbs Down

Color that symbolizes purity and cleanliness
This should be White

Total: 5/7 

Comments: A brave single-handed effort, three cheers!! Clap
ClapHave a great time with Bhang this year…



Romit Raj:

On the first day, bonfires are lit at night to signify burning of which demoness?

Was the one who sat on the fire and died… Holika

What is the name of this demoness' brother?

Hiranyakaship

What is the red color used in Holi called?
It's Gulaal
 
What is the major ingredient used in making Thandaai, the special drink served during Holi?

Bhaang and I have it every year (laughs) 

Holi signifies the arrival of which season?
The season of Spring 

Which is the color that symbolizes wisdom, joy and happiness?
Is it blue, green, red. Stern Smile No wait!! Wacko I think it is Yellow as its sunshine. Am I right?  Thumbs Up

Color that symbolizes purity and cleanliness
White
 
Total: 7/7

Comments: Wow!!! Balle Balle Romit for all the Sahi Jawaab… Thumbs Up
Thumbs UpClapClap



Panchi Bora:


On the first day, bonfires are lit at night to signify burning of which demoness?
I guess its Ravan…Shocked
Thumbs DownI'm not sure as I'm not so much into this fest.

What is the name of this demoness' brother?

It's KumbhkaranThumbs Down

What is the red color used in Holi called?

The red color should be Gulaal

What is the major ingredient used in making Thandaai, the special drink served during Holi?
I don't have any idea as I don't drink thatCry

Holi signifies the arrival of which season?

Spring is the season supposedly 

Which is the color that symbolizes wisdom, joy and happiness?

Pink, red… I don't have any idea Wacko

Color that symbolizes purity and cleanliness
White of course

Total: 3/7

Comments: Oopsie!! Is Panchi watching more of Ramayan on NDTV Imagine?? Wacko



Arjun Bijlani:

On the first day, bonfires are lit at night to signify burning of which demoness?

Holika

What is the name of this demoness' brother?
Hiranyakaship

What is the red color used in Holi called?

It's Gulaal

What is the major ingredient used in making Thandaai, the special drink served during Holi?
Bhaang and Milk

Holi signifies the arrival of which season?
The season of spring 

Which is the color that symbolizes wisdom, joy and happiness?
I think its pink, though not very sure Thumbs Down

Color that symbolizes purity and cleanliness
White

Total: 6/7
Comments:
Well, hats off to Arjun.. He was bang on with most of the answers, even when he was waiting for his turn at the doctor's place!!Clap



Daljit Kaur:

On the first day, bonfires are lit at night to signify burning of which demoness?

Holika

What is the name of this demoness brother?
Hiranyakaship…

What is the red color used in Holi called?

Let me get back to you… gulaal

What is the major ingredient used in making Thandaai, the special drink served during Holi?

I think its milk… and bhang

Holi signifies the arrival of which season?

Spring… 

Which is the color that symbolizes wisdom, joy and happiness?

Yellow I guess.

Color that symbolizes purity and cleanliness

White

Total: 7/7
Comments: Wow!!! Daljit proves that she is a 'Winner' knowledge-wise too!! Thumbs UpClap



Right Answers:
Question 1: Holika
2: Hiranyakashipu
3: Gulaal
4: Bhang
5: Spring or Harvest season
6: Yellow
7: White

Cheerio to all who got it rightThumbs Up, and Better luck next time for those who missed by a whiskerSmileFor those who got it wrong, Well, Bura Na Maano Holi Hai!! Wink
Wishing you all a Very Happy Holi!!! 

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  • Posted on: 18 March 2009 at 12:25pmammy-ridz

    wow arjun knows quite much.

  • Posted on: 12 March 2009 at 7:55pmradhika_21

    well done arjun!

  • Posted on: 11 March 2009 at 9:18pmMohitSanayaFan

    good job arjun, 6/7 is good! get well soon and hope your injury is not too serious.

  • Posted on: 11 March 2009 at 7:53pmmanzanas_asadas

    Aww Arjun, get well soon!:)
    Wow I learned some things today!:P

  • Posted on: 11 March 2009 at 7:47pmSid4TeamCanada

    arjun''s answers were so confident..no i think or i guess...woww arjun u rock!!!:D

  • Posted on: 11 March 2009 at 7:44pmSid4TeamCanada

    Arjun was waiting for his turn..yet still he gave the interview and gav bang on right ans (except for one)...woww Arjun ur soooooo shweeeet i luv u ...but i wann aknow how he''s doing is he alright now????:''(:''(

  • Posted on: 11 March 2009 at 5:10pm-iPayal-

    wow!!
    panchi isnt very bright...
    lovey arjun!!

  • Posted on: 11 March 2009 at 4:27pmpersii

    sharads so hottttttttt

  • Posted on: 11 March 2009 at 4:13pmtulipbaby53

    wow...cool interview/quiz! liked everyone''s style of answering! panchi really needs get familiar with her heritage! lol

  • Posted on: 11 March 2009 at 3:14pmmayursajan

    i like arjun''s awensers.mayu is to good

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