A Corporate Quizzing event on “Prominent Indian Men” was organized by the Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Indian Cultural Centre (NSCBICC), High Commission of India, Kuala Lumpur in association with Tech Mahindra and Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited on 9th April 2016 at Tech Mahindra Global Solutions Centre, Cyberjaya.
The Quiz was hosted by popular and experienced Quiz Host Phanindra Ivatury who had hosted a series of Quizzing events at the ICC in the past.
A Preliminary Round was initially conducted in a written format, where the contestants had to answer 20 Questions on the topic in 20 minutes. The top four high scoring teams contested in the Final which consisted of six rounds of questioning on Prominent Indian Men in the fields of Mythology, History, Modern History, Current Affairs, Sports and Cinema. The fourth placed team at the end of the sixth Round was eliminated and the top three teams advanced to the Super Finale which consisted of a Picture Round and a Mixed Bag Round.
The combination of Mr.Suneel Mishra of Tech Mahindra and Mr.Alok Mishra of CIMB emerged Winners at the event bagging a Cash Prize of RM 500. Mr.Suhas E Thavare from Petronas with Mr.Rishikesh M Kulkarni from Emerson Virgo Valves emerged Runners Up-I while Mr.Atish Chauhan and Mr.Ashwin Palakula from Tech Mahindra were Runners Up-II bagging Cash Prizes of RM 300 and RM 200 respectively. The Cash Prizes were sponsored by Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited. The top four teams were also presented trophies and awarded Certificates of Appreciation by the Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Indian Cultural Centre. Mr.Rajiv Ahir, Counsellor, High Commission of India, Malaysia gave away the Prizes and Certificates to the winning teams and also felicitated Quiz Master Phanindra Ivatury with a crystal plaque and a Certificate.
Mr.Y.L.Rao, Director, ICC proposed a vote of thanks.