Slumdog Millionaire

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Slumdog Millionaire
Directed byDanny Boyle
Produced byChristian Colson
Screenplay bySimon Beaufoy
Based onQ & A
by Vikas Swarup
StarringDev Patel
Freida Pinto
Madhur Mittal
Anil Kapoor
Irrfan Khan
Music byA.R. Rahman
CinematographyAnthony Dod Mantle
Edited byChris Dickens
Production
company
Distributed byPathé
Eros Entertainment
Release date
  • 30 August 2008 (2008-08-30) (Telluride Film Festival)
  • 9 January 2009 (2009-01-09) (United Kingdom)
  • 23 January 2009 (2009-01-23) (India)[1]
Running time
120 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom[2][3][4]
India[5]
LanguageEnglish
Hindi[1]
Budget$15 million[6]
Box office$377,910,544[6]

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.[7] 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:

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Slumdog Millionaire - Cast and Crew". Bollywood Hungama. Retrieved 13 May 2014.
  2. "Slumdog Millionaire (2008)". Screen International. 6 September 2008.
  3. "Slumdog Millionaire (2008)". British Film Institute.
  4. "Slumdog Millionaire". The Guardian.
  5. NDTV (Jan 23, 2009). "Slumdog Millionaire - NDTV". Anupama Chopra.
  6. 6.0 6.1 "Slumdog Millionaire (2008)". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved 12 October 2009.
  7. Jeffries, Stuart (16 January 2009). "Author Vikas Swarup on Slumdog Millionaire" – via www.theguardian.com.

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