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?"
The screenplay for this film was featured in the 2007 Blacklist; a list of the 'most liked' unmade scripts written that year.
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, German
$360,018 (USA) (16 November 2008)
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