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November 9 will decide the fate of two budding actors -- Ranbir Kapoor and Sonam Kapoor -- as their debut film Saawariya hits the big screen.

Sanjay Leela Bhansali's earlier movies have been big successes, or at least critically acclaimed. Let's see what Saawariya has in store for us. For now, find out how much you know about the upcoming release, with our quiz.

1. What is the title of the tale that inspired Saawariya?
a. White Nights
b. Pride and Prejudice
c. Wuthering Heights

2. What is Ranbir Kapoor's character called?
a. Ravindra Raj
b. Ranbir Raj
c. Bal Raj

Wrong! Try again..
Wrong!
The correct answer is B.
Did you know? Ranbir's character is Ranbir Raj, which was his grandfather Raj Kapoor's actual name. For Saawariya, Sanjay Leela Bhansali shot his first few shooting schedules at RK Studios, built by Raj Kapoor.

Bhansali wanted Ranbir to feel more comfortable shooting at his home studio. Also, the last time the filmmaker shot at Filmistan for Black -- which is where he shot all his earlier movies -- there was a fire on the sets that led to a loss of around 2.5 crore.

Correct!
Did you know? Ranbir's character is Ranbir Raj, which was his grandfather Raj Kapoor's actual name. For Saawariya, Sanjay Leela Bhansali shot his first few shooting schedules at RK Studios, built by Raj Kapoor.

Bhansali wanted Ranbir to feel more comfortable shooting at his home studio. Also, the last time the filmmaker shot at Filmistan for Black -- which is where he shot all his earlier movies -- there was a fire on the sets that led to a loss of around 2.5 crore.

3. Who is the music director for Saawariya?
a. Ismail Durbar
b. Monty Sharma
c. A R Rahman

Wrong! Try again..
Wrong! The correct answer is B.
Did you know? Sanjay turned to Monty Sharma after a tiff between him and Ismail Durbar. Monty has composed the background score for Devdas and Black. Bhansali will also be editing for the first time here, as his sister Bela Saigal, editor of her earlier films, is busy with her debut venture -- a romantic comedy with Adnan Sami produced by T-Series.

The movie also introduces two new singers -- Parthiv Gohil and Shail Hada. This is also the first time Rajesh Pratap and Anuradha Vakil have designed costumes for a movie.

Correct!
Did you know? Sanjay turned to Monty Sharma after a tiff between him and Ismail Durbar. Monty has composed the background score for Devdas and Black. Bhansali will also be editing for the first time here, as his sister Bela Saigal, editor of her earlier films, is busy with her debut venture -- a romantic comedy with Adnan Sami produced by T-Series.

The movie also introduces two new singers -- Parthiv Gohil and Shail Hada. This is also the first time Rajesh Pratap and Anuradha Vakil have designed costumes for a movie.

4. Anil Kapoor is Sonam's father. What is her mother's name?
a. Sangeeta
b. Anita
c. Sunita

Wrong! Try again..
Wrong! The correct answer is C.
Did you know? Anil Kapoor, in an interview, said Sonam was lean and slim as a kid. When she went to study abroad, she gained a lot of weight. Sonam assisted Sanjay Leela Bhansali, along with Ranbir, on Black, which is when Bhansali decided to cast her in Saawariya. Sonam was shocked, as she knew she was on the plump side. But mother Sunita, a fitness freak, saw to it her daughter watched her diet and exercised regularly.

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Did you know? Anil Kapoor, in an interview, said Sonam was lean and slim as a kid. When she went to study abroad, she gained a lot of weight. Sonam assisted Sanjay Leela Bhansali, along with Ranbir, on Black, which is when Bhansali decided to cast her in Saawariya. Sonam was shocked, as she knew she was on the plump side. But mother Sunita, a fitness freak, saw to it her daughter watched her diet and exercised regularly.

5. What role does Rani Mukerji play in the movie?
a. A manager in an Ad company
b. A courtesan
c. A hair stylist

Wrong! Try again..
Wrong! The correct answer is B.
Did you know? Aishwarya Rai was the first choice for the role of Sakina, now played by Sonam. But after her break-up with Salman Khan, she opted out of the film.

Saawariya will create history as it is the first time an Indian film has been made by a Hollywood studio, Sony Columbia Tristar.

Correct!
Did you know? Aishwarya Rai was the first choice for the role of Sakina, now played by Sonam. But after her break-up with Salman Khan, she opted out of the film.

Saawariya will create history as it is the first time an Indian film has been made by a Hollywood studio, Sony Columbia Tristar.

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