Wednesday, June 21, 2006


Update: Clues added for the movie names!

One of the more popular group games is Anthakshari, in which teams sing songs starting off with the last letter of the song sung by the opposing team. Here’s a game based on a similar concept.

Your mission, if you choose to accept it, is to complete the chain of 10 Tamil movie names below. Starting with the second film name, the first word of each film’s name is some form of the last word of the name of the film above it (so, if a movie’s name ends in kaadhal, the next movie’s name could start with kaadhal, kaadhalan, kaadhali, kaadhale, kaadhalikka, kaadhalukku… you get the idea!). The first word of the first movie name and the last word of the last movie name have been filled in to kick things off.

Please do not post answers as comments so as not to spoil the fun for others. Solutions can be emailed to bbalaji [@] sbcglobal [dot] net. Partial solutions are welcome too. If they prove that the game has turned out to be too tough (though I don’t think so considering some of the cine geeks who have commented so far!), I will post clues to the movie names tomorrow…

Let the game begin!


Netru _______ ______ (Old MGR film)

_______ _______ (MGR film – remake of Hindi hit)

_______ _______ (MGR film with the number Nalla Perai Vaanga Vendum Pillaigale…)

_______ _______ (Rajni’s big-budget flop)

_______ _______ (Rajni-Radhika hit)

_______ _______ (Old NSK starrer)

_______ _______ _______ (Rajni’s ‘watershed’ movie)

_______ _______ (Rajni-Radhika flop)

_______ _______ (Old Sivaji film)

_______ Vaakku (Karthik-Revathi starrer)


At 10:09 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

this looks like a very interesting game & so innovative!

i dont think i know enuf to take part, but i'm sure it will be lot of fun for those who do :)

btw, r the movies from the ones on bbreviews? if so, i can try :p

At 10:12 PM, Blogger Balaji said...

"i dont think i know enuf to take part" - too bad :(

and no, actually none of these movies r on bbreviews :)

At 3:10 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

It took around 30-45 minutes to solve. It was interesting. I'm sure this one has multiple solutions.


At 10:05 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

mayi-aa poga...en ego-vai kaanavillai...thodarvu kolla vendiya e-mugavari: !! bb, check ur mail in a few mins...

At 11:56 AM, Blogger Senthil Kumar said...

I think I have got it. Check your mail...Balaji:)

At 12:40 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

wogay, the clues made my life easier and ensured that my ego wasnt totally destroyed!
-- hazy geek!

At 1:02 PM, Blogger Munimma said...

that helped! :-)
good idea!

At 9:04 PM, Blogger P.S. Suresh Kumar said...

Great idea.... I have sent the answers

At 9:58 PM, Blogger Ashwin said...

Came across your blog rather accidently. Seems like i will enjoy reading your posts. Quite refreshing.

At 11:36 PM, Blogger மு.கார்த்திகேயன் said...

I have missed the game without clues. :-((

At 2:54 AM, Blogger raj said...

Interestign. have sent u the answers, too.

At 6:57 AM, Blogger kuttichuvaru said...

Hi, the clues did help out!! hav sent answers to ur mail!!

At 6:00 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...


this quiz reminds me of the the ones that appear on the last page of readers digest. it was real fun and i had a great sense of satisfaction when i completed it. it was like completing an exam paper that you had studied hard for.:) when are the answers coming?

At 12:16 AM, Blogger Shanthi said...

mee too waiting to know the results... waiting with answers in hand : )

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