Lord of Light (1967) is a science fictionfantasy novel by American author Roger Zelazny.

It was awarded the 1968 Hugo Award for Best Novel and nominated for a Nebula Award in the same category.  Zelazny's close friend (and fellow science fiction/fantasy author) George R. R. Martin describes in his afterword to how Zelazny once told him that the entire novel sprang from a single pun: the fit hit the Shan.  The context of the novel – modern western characters in a Hindu-Buddhist-infused world was brought to life by Jack Kirby’s artwork.

(Not required) has said that, in the beginning when his band mates were playing, he found himself just gazing round the lofty halls. He thought he’d like to be playing something and moving round too. It was around this time that (not required) purchased an X after becoming frustrated with his inability to play guitar like Eric Clapton saying that he didn’t just want to be another third-rate guitar player who sounded like a bunch of other third-rate guitar player. He wanted to do something a bit more idiosyncratic. So he traded his Fender Strat for an X and learnt it within two weeks while his band was playing live concerts. And the thing that basically attracted (not required) the most to was the pretty certain knowledge that Eric Clapton couldn't play it, and neither could Jeff Beck, nor Jimmy Page, nor Richie Blackmore. (Not required)’s bizarre stage presence, characterized by one-legged, breathy playing and wild leaps, created a sensation early in the band’s career.

Known for his flaming temper on and off set and his knack of finding hidden talent and most importantly giving them a chance, X and Y met when X was working with Y’s mother on a 1994 project. Having courted Y since then, X sealed the deal (his 3rd marriage) when he began to sing along with Shah Rukh Khan’s character during the film screening of DDLJ with Y sitting 3 seats ahead.  Even though both are a part of the same Hindi film industry, X & Y fit the phrase “sleeping with the enemy” perfectly.

The original cover of the book, designed by Shirley Tucker, had a set of concentric circles . Critics called it iconic. In commemoration of its 50th anniversary edition, the publishers gave it a new cover . Critics advocate that the stylized 1950s imagery somehow trivializes the content of the book. Supporters on the other hand claim that the new cover captures the essence of protagonist Esther’s conflict with outside appearance and reality. (pic on next slide)

“Why did I put on the dust jacket of my first book a photograph of myself scowling in a leather jacket and dark glasses, a cigarette in the corner of my mouth, because I thought it made me look like X?” says film critic Philip French in a Guardian article celebrating 50 years of X in June 2010.  Having burst onto the film scene with this jazzy, free form and sexy homage to American film genres, À bout de souffle in 1960 made X the front man of Y which is characterized by spirit of youthful iconoclasm, the desire to shoot more current social issues on location, and their intention of experimenting with the film form, spirit of youthful iconoclasm, the desire to shoot more current social issues on location, and their intention of experimenting with the film form, engaged their work with the social and political upheavals of the era, making their radical experiments with editing, visual style and narrative part of a general break with the conservative paradigm.


(1) an aging, suicidal, isolated, fragile, and lonely-for-love ballerina .
(2) the noble, elegant, dashing Baron Felix von Gaigern , in reality, financially broke and a gentleman jewel thief, who falls in love with the ballerina.

(3) an ambitious, young, sparklingly beautiful, on-the-make stenographer Flaemmchen who wants to be a movie star and live the good life.
(4) the terminally-ill bookkeeper and factory clerk Otto Kringelein determined to see how the rich people live in luxury before his death. (5) General Director Preysing , a German-accented, ruthless, disagreeable, cold-hearted, industrial magnate and businessman.

The period film X by Ram Charan Teja features the legendary song by his father. The father-son duo feature in the song Y and break into a dance duel repeating the same steps as in the old version of the song. One of the selling points of this film was the use of the song Y and the special guest appearance of this superstar.

Most of X’s poetry is for adults, as it is serious and quite difficult to understand. However, in Y , which is a part of his collection “Hymns and Darkness” ,X uses simple ‘Indian English’-capturing with pitch-perfect accuracy its quirks and nuances . There are grammatical mistakes, strange arrangements of words ,phrases and idioms which are direct translations of expressions in Indian languages. The poem is essentially a speech made by a well wisher to a friend who is “departing for foreign ”.

This 1978 release paved the career of X and has gained a cult status among many. Heavily influenced by early works of Kurosawa, the film is also known for melodious music by Bhaskar Chandavarkar

Having originally envisioned and courted X for the part Y, director approached X shortly after writing the script and insists that he had a fun weekend trying to persuade X to take the part even though he ultimately passed on it. The director said that the film’s controversial matter was not a reason for X to reject the part Y but mainly because he was busy shooting the latest of the series with which we associate X with. Ultimately, ______ was cast because “he was the cowboy,” adding, “_______ understood the material. … He’s from Texas. We sat there talking, and I realized, ‘Wow, if this were the 1960s and I was casting a Y western TV show…’ and they had such guys as stars of those in the 1960s, I could see _____on one of those. And that’s what I was looking for, a Clint Eastwood.”

Meaning arguing and bickering in Hindi, this phrase invariable became a part of most Indian households in the 90s. Having started off initially Doordarshan’s DD2 where it ended in 1995, it was later acquired by Star Plus and continued to run in total for 11 seasons. After its success, a sequel to the serial with same themes and extended cast, Kadvee Khatti Meethi (2006)

Having chosen Goa while on the Soundpad tour, X’s song Y was shot in 2 days by Babble Fish Productions. Samira Kanwar who runs Babble Fish said that the story line has already been decided.It followed the journey of X through Goa following a brass wedding band to whom they have given their musical instruments to. She says“We had managed to source only three musicians to be part of the wedding band at short notice, so, after a lot of begging and pleading, one of our camera attendants reluctantly gave in to being in front of the camera rather than behind it. The costumes had been flown down from Mumbai and managed to reach us very late the night before, but thankfully on time for the shoot. After shooting the initial bit where Winston (after diligently rehearsing) speaks to the wedding band in Hindi, it was easy sailing” X watched in amusement as the wedding band performed their song brilliantly and were mildly surprised as watching the final cut of the video.

Born as Constance Frances Marie Ockelman on November 14, 1922, she won both popular and critical acclaim with her role in Sullivan’s Travels and her femme fatale roles in film noir. Known for her peek-a-boo hairstyle and beautiful looks, her career gradually declined mostly due to her troubles with mental illness and alcoholism. Towards the end she was found wandering between cheap hotels and working as a bar maid and died of hepatitis and acute renal failure. She entered us film goers’ minds again in 1997, how?

As a child, X’s parents did not allow him to speak to his neighbours, hence as an adult he grew to be good friends with his neighbours. X serves as an all-wise sage in the show, doling out advice to the neighbour family and seemingly knowing just what to say to solve a problem. At first it was unclear whether “X" was his first name or last, but his full name is revealed as X X , Jr. His usual greetings are "Well, hi-dee-ho ..." or "Hi ho, there neighbour" or "good neighbour" when greeting _______.  A recurring visual gag is that X's face isn't shown in its entirety, originally (and most commonly) with the bottom half obscured by the tall privacy fence that separates the neighbour's yards. This gag is extended over the course of the series with other objects (or a beard) obscuring the bottom of his face. The audience finally sees his full face unobscured in the series finale.

The London Symphony Orchestra version of which song?

Norrin Radd is from the utopian planet Zenn-La, in the Deneb star system of the Milky Way galaxy. Facing the destruction of his world by Y the planet eater , Radd bargains with the cosmic being. In return for the safety of Zenn-La and his lady love, Radd pledges to seek out planets for Y to consume thus serving as his herald. Y imbues him with a portion of the Power Cosmic, transforming him into the X. In 2011, IGN ranked X 41st in its "Top 100 Comic Heroes" list. X has has made a feature film appearance in which he is prominently featured in the film’s title, and was voiced by Laurence Fishbourne.

This is the audio book of Lolita released in 2005. Besides being a brilliant actor, he is known to have one of the best male British voices which came into prominence in 1994.

In 1964, this band had signed to Fantasy Records, an independent jazz label based in San Francisco at the time. For the band's first release, however, Fantasy co-owner Max Weiss renamed the group the Golliwogs(after the children's literary character, Golliwogg), apparently to cash in on a wave of popular British bands with similar names. In 1967, Saul Zaentz purchased Fantasy Records from Weiss and offered the band a chance to record a full-length album, but only if the group changed its name. Never having liked The Golliwogs, the foursome readily agreed. Zaentz and the band agreed to come up with ten suggestions each, but he enthusiastically agreed to their first:_________. The band made up this name from, firstly, a band member's friend ________ Newball, ; secondly, __________ from a TV commercial for Olympia beer; and finally _________, which spoke to the four members' renewed commitment to their band.

Rejected contenders for the band's name included 'Muddy Rabbit', 'Gossamer Wump', and '__________ Nuball and the Ruby', but the last was the start that led to their finalized name.

Eugène François Vidocq was a French criminal and criminalist The former criminal became the head of the first known private detective agency. Vidocq is considered to be the father of modern criminology and of the French police department. Why is this piece of information in a Lit – Ent quiz . Well,
X captured the essence of Vidocq in two of his characters in Y. Like Vidocq's early years spent on the run, lived under the constant threat of exposure after being randed as a thief . He had achieved wealth and status by the time the police inspector, , caught up with him.. The inspector even disguised himself as a revolutionary in order to infiltrate the barricades, much like Vidocq would do in the slums of Paris.

X , although Polish by birth , is considered one of the greatest English language novelists .His literary style is unique as most of his stories uses his sailor's experiences as a backdrop, thrives with melancholy and skepticism and his principal characters were subjected to lethal fates. Y, a pioneer of short stories , once said "Medicine is my lawful wife and literature is my mistress." (Y was a doctor by profession). He articulated a dramatic principle that is used in story structure. Z , needed a Non Asian name as a cover up , in the midst of widespread criticism and controversy . The name he created, is a part of X and a part of Y . What it is ?

Keeping himself busy with Awakening with Brahma Kumaris, X has got back to the film screen after 10 years with a role that is considered to be the role of God. X has mentioned that during shooting, he prayed everyday seeking blessings as he felt he didn’t deserve the job, trying to do the role spiritually, abstaining from drinking and non vegetarian food. Being accepted is the biggest hurdle X has had to pass and is hoping his performance will justify the role.

This role in the controversial American cult sensation was ultimately bagged by experienced X. Being only 12 years old, a UCLA psychiatrist had to confirm that X’s morals would not be undermined by playing the part after a four hour long interview. It was only after this that the Los Angeles Welfare Board allowed X to act.  According to other rules, it was realized that X could not do the required nude scenes as she was under 18 years old. The studio/director hence decided to allow X’s elder sister to play the role who was above.


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Singer- Shaan Released- 2001 Matter- friendship and memories of how it used to be.


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Singer- (not required) Released-1999 Matter- importance of friendship and how great it can be.

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Taken from the U.S comedy Arts festival 2004-" We all remember the moment we first fell in love," Jean Picker Firstenberg (director of American Film Institute) said in presenting the Lifetime Achievement Award to X " For America and its movie lovers, one of those moments sounds like this:_________. In an interview before the awards ceremony X was asked about ______. You‘d think such an indelible piece of screen history would have a clever provenance, but that is not the case.______ was in the script, X said, a surprise considering the maker of the film said that X had made it up. 'He thinks I came up with it?' X said. "I'm going to use that, then. If he said it, he's got to be right. How could I be right?"This reaction, an amalgam of caginess and insecurity, is a clue to X's gift as a screen comedian which came to prominence in this 1977 because of this film.


X is from Y’s debut album released on EMI Virgin India in Jan 2009 The song tells the story of a river, whose waters have been disputed for years, a tender issue back here at home. The song was featured in a music video by Global Water Challenge to highlight water woes that the world faces due to its distinct depiction of a young girl journey to bring back water.

X is an award winning Israeli drama series. The series, set in 2008, depicts three Israeli soldiers who were captured seventeen years ago while on a mission with their unit in Lebanon. The story begins with their return home. Nimrod Klein and Uri Zach return alive, while Amiel Ben-Horin their comrade, has been killed.  The series explores the reintegration of Nimrod and Uri into a society which has made them national icons, and into an interrupted family life, while working through the trauma of being held captive and tortured. On a personal level they have to deal with partners who waited or moved on, children who have grown up without them, and parents who have died.

Advice from a Caterpillar Down the Rabbit Hole

X is a character from a multi million dollar franchise, and made his first appearance in 1983. X however has gained status as a recently due to his memetic dialogue in his first appearance. More than 1,000 fan videos have been created on YouTube featuring or parodying X and that dialogue. When the University of Mississippi begun to find a new mascot in 2010, some students started a campaign to have X selected. The campaign quickly went viral and received media attention and _________ issued a tonguein-cheek statement about the matter which read "The last time we checked in with X he was leading the Rebel Alliance Fleet on a critical mission so it will be difficult for him to show up for the games!“

The Spirit of the Beehive is a 1973 Spanish drama film directed by Victor Erice. Having been a major impact on the director of X, he decided to pay tribute to it as well.

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