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A Mumbai teen reflects on his upbringing in the slums when he is accused of cheating on the Indian Version of "Who Wants to be a Millionaire?"
One of two Best Picture Oscar winners to show a child jumping into the waste pool under a toilet. The other is Schindler's List (1993).
In the scene where Salim and Jamal are working the crowds at the Taj Mahal in 2002, Jamal has a 2006 $10 bill in his hand.
Several of the cast perform a traditional Bollywood song and dance number set in a train station over the end credits.
English, Hindi, French
$360,018 (USA) (14 November 2008)
$141,319,195 (USA) (22 May 2009)
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