|Directed by||Danny Boyle|
|Screenplay by||Simon Beaufoy|
|Based on||Q & A|
by Vikas Swarup
|Produced by||Christian Colson|
|Cinematography||Anthony Dod Mantle|
|Edited by||Chris Dickens|
|Music by||A.R. Rahman|
Slumdog Millionaire is a 2008 British-Indian drama movie based on Vikas Swarup's novel Q&A and directed by Danny Boyle. The movie has a different story from the book. It follows a homeless Mumbai resident who becomes a contestant for the game show Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?.
Awards[change | change source]
Slumdog Millionaire was nominated for ten 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
It was also the highest-grossing film ever of an Indian film.
Cast[change | change source]
- Dev Patel as Jamal Malik
- Freida Pinto as Latika
- Madhur Mittal as Salim K. Malik, Jamal's elder brother
- Anil Kapoor as Prem Kumar
- Irrfan Khan as Police Inspector
- Saurabh Shukla as Police Constable Srinivas
- Mahesh Manjrekar as Javed Khan
- Ankur Vikal as Maman
- Rajendranath Zutshi as Millionaire show producer
- Sanchita Choudhary as Jamal's mother
- Mia Drake Inderbitzin as Adele, an American tourist
- Siddhesh Patil as Arvind, blind beggar
- Shruti Seth as Call center instructor
- Arfi Lamba as Bardi
- Anjum Sharma as one of the Call center operators
References[change | change source]
- "Slumdog Millionaire - Cast and Crew". Bollywood Hungama. Retrieved 13 May 2014.
- "Slumdog Millionaire (2008)". Screen International. 6 September 2008.
- "Slumdog Millionaire (2008)". British Film Institute. Archived from the original on 2014-05-02. Retrieved 2014-06-16.
- "Slumdog Millionaire". The Guardian.
- NDTV (Jan 23, 2009). "Slumdog Millionaire - NDTV". Anupama Chopra. Archived from the original on July 25, 2015. Retrieved June 16, 2014.
- "Slumdog Millionaire (2008)". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved 12 October 2009.
- Jeffries, Stuart (16 January 2009). "Author Vikas Swarup on Slumdog Millionaire" – via www.theguardian.com.
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