|Directed by||Danny Boyle|
|Produced by||Christian Colson|
|Screenplay by||Simon Beaufoy|
|Music by||A.R. Rahman|
|Cinematography||Anthony Dod Mantle|
|Editing by||Chris Dickens|
|Release date(s)||30 August 2008(Telluride Film Festival) |
9 January 2009 (United Kingdom)
23 January 2009 (India)
|Running time||120 minutes|
Slumdog Millionaire is a 2008 British-Indian drama movie. It was directed by Danny Boyle and based on the novel Q&A by Vikas Swarup, although the movie is very different from the book. The movie is set in Mumbai, India and is about a poor boy who appears on India's version of the game show Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?.
Slumdog Millionaire was nominated for 10 Academy Awards. It won the following eight:
- Best Picture, Christian Colson
- Best Director, Danny Boyle
- Best Adapted Screenplay, Simon Beaufoy
- Best Cinematography, Anthony Dod Mantle
- Best Original Score, A. R. Rahman,
- Best Original Song – "Jai Ho", Music by A. R. Rahman, Lyric by Gulzar (lyricist)
- Best Film Editing, Chris Dickens
- Best Sound Mixing, Resul Pookutty, Richard Pryke, and Ian Tapp
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- "Slumdog Millionaire (2008)". Screen International. 6 September 2008.
- "Slumdog Millionaire (2008)". British Film Institute.
- "Slumdog Millionaire". The Guardian.
- NDTV (Jan 23, 2009). "Slumdog Millionaire - NDTV". Anupama Chopra.
- "Slumdog Millionaire - Cast and Crew". Bollywood Hungama. Retrieved 13 May 2014.
- "Slumdog Millionaire (2008)". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved 12 October 2009.
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