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?"
In the scene early in the film where Maman approaches Jamal and Salim to give them a cool drink, the "Thums Up" branding had to be removed on the request of the manufacturers who did not want to be associated with the film.
My enemy's enemy is a friend.
When Jamal explains the answer for "truth alone triumphs" question, Jamal asks the inspector for the price of Pani Puri, but the video shown is that of Dahi Puri.
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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