R | | Drama, Romance
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?"
Throughout the film, particularly in the scenes where Jamal lives as a child in the slums, we can see the word "chaiwala" (tea server) which will be Jamal's profession.
Jamal, time has come to turn professional.
Youngest Jamal: Really?
Maman: But first, let me hear that song Darshan Do Ghanshyam, my favorite bhajan.
Youngest Jamal: Darshan Do
Youngest Jamal: Fifty rupees!
Youngest Jamal: I'm a professional now, what to do?
Maman: Cheeky little bugger!
(at around 6 mins) The kids are being chased away from the airport control tower. In the very next shot, they are running towards the control tower.
Several of the cast perform a traditional Bollywood song and dance number set in a train station over the end credits.
English, Hindi, French, German
$360,018 (USA) (16 November 2008)
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