Important General Knowledge Facts For MBA Entrances

Heads of some of the world’s most important organizations

1. Christine Lagarde is the head of International Monetary Fund
2. Robert Zoellick is the head of World Bank
3. Ban Ki-moon is the Secretary-General United Nations
4. Ben S. Bernanke is the current chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve Bank ( it’s like the RBI of US)
5. Reserve Bank of India Governor is Duvvuri Subbarao
6. U. K. Sinha is the head of SEBI (Securities Exchange Board of India)
7. Pascal Lamy is current Director-General of WTO
8. Jean-Claude Trichet is the current president of the European Central Bank

Oscar Awards 2011

• Best Picture: The King’s Speech
• Best Actor: Colin Firth, The King’s Speech
• Best Actress: Natalie Portman, Black Swan
• Best Supporting Actor: Christian Bale, The Fighter
• Best Supporting Actress: Melissa Leo, The Fighter
• Best Directing: Tom Hooper, The King’s Speech
• Best Foreign Language Film: In a Better World, Denmark
• Best Adapted Screenplay: Aaron Sorkin, The Social Network
• Best Original Screenplay: David Seidler, The King’s Speech
• Best Animated Feature Film: Toy Story 3
• Best Art Direction: Alice in Wonderland
• Best Cinematography: Inception
• Best Sound Mixing: Inception
• Best Sound Editing: Inception
• Best Original Score: The Social Network, Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross
• Best Original Song: We Belong Together from Toy Story 3, Randy Newman
• Best Costume Design: Alice in Wonderland
• Best Documentary Feature: Inside Job
• Best Documentary (short subject): Strangers No More
• Best Film Editing: The Social Network
• Best Makeup: The Wolfman
• Best Animated Short Film: The Lost Thing
• Best Live Action Short Film: God of Love
• Best Visual Effects: Inception

Filmfare Awards 2011

• Best Film : Dabangg
• Best Director :Karan Johar (My Name Is Khan)
• Best Actor in a Leading Role : Shahrukh Khan (My Name Is Khan)
• Best Actress in a Leading Role :Kajol (My Name Is Khan)
• Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Male) : Ronit Roy (Udaan)
• Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Female) : Kareena Kapoor (We Are Family)
• Best Debut (Female) : Sonakshi Sinha (Dabangg)
• Best Debut (Male) : Ranveer Singh (Band Baajaa Baaraat)
• Best Debut Director : Maneesh Sharma (Band Baaja Baraat)
• Critics Award for Best Actress : Vidya Balan (Ishqiya)
• Critics Award for Best Actor : Rishi Kapoor (Do Dooni Chaar)
• Critics Award for Best Film : Vikramaditya Motwane and Sanjay Singh (Udaan)
• Best Scene of the Year : Golmaal 3
• Best Lyrics : Gulzar – Dil Toh Baccha Hai Ji (Ishqiya)
• Best Music Composer : Sajid Wajid (Dabangg)
• Best Song Composer : Lalit Pandit for ‘Munni Badnam Hui’ (Dabanng)
• R.D. Burman Music Award : Sneha Khanwalkar (Love Sex aur Dhokha)
• Best Male Playback Singer : Rahat Fateh Ali Khan – Dil Toh Baccha Hai Ji (Ishqiya)
• Best Female Playback Singer : Shared by Mamta Sharma for ‘Munni Badnaam Hui’ (Dabangg) and Sunidhi Chauhan for ‘Sheila Ki Jawani’ (Tees Maar Khan)
• Lifetime Achievement : Manna Dey
• 40 Years Of Greatness Award : Amitabh Bachchan
• Best Costume Design : Varsha and Shilpa (Do Dooni Chaar)
• Best Choreography : Farah Khan for ‘Sheila Ki Jawani’ (Tees Maar Khan)
• Best Dialogue : Habib Faisal (Do Dooni Chaar)
• Best Screenplay : Anurag Kashyap and Vikramaditya Motwane (Udaan)
• Best Story : Anurag Kashyap and Vikramaditya Motwane (Udaan)
• Best Background Music : Amit Trivedi (Udaan)
• Best Action Director ‘: Vijayan Master (Dabbang)
• Best Cinematography : Mahendra Shetty (Udaan)
• Best Action Sequence : Vijayan Master (Dabbang)
• Best Editing : Namrata Rao (Love Sex aur Dhoka)
• Best Production Design : Mukund Gupta (Do Dooni Chaar)
• Best Sound Design : Shared by Pritam Das (Love Sex Aur Dhoka) and Kunal Sharma (‘Udaan)