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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?"
The actor whose autograph young Jamal gets is Amitabh Bachchan. Amitabh Bachchan is a very real, and very famous Indian actor, the original host of the Indian version of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire (1998) (called Kaun Banega Crorepati? (2000)), and also the father-in-law of Aishwarya Rai Bachchan (or Aishwarya Rai-Bachchan as she is known after ... ...
Doctors... Lawyers... never get past 60 thousand rupees. He's won 10 million.
Police Inspector: What the hell can a slumdog possibly know?
Jamal Malik: The answers.
Jamal Malik: I knew the answers.
When the policeman handcuffs Jamal to the chair he uses handcuffs that click shut. In India Darby handcuffs are used.
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) (16 November 2008)
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