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?"
This is the first 'de facto' foreign film to win the Academy Award for Best Picture since The Last Emperor (1987) in 1988. Neither films were produced or supported by a major American film studio.
You want to do something for me?
Jamal Malik: Anything.
Latika: Then forget me!
The trains on which Jamal and Salim escape and live for many days have compartments painted in blue color. The blue color compartments came into existence at a later date. The compartments were painted Red back then.
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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