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?"
Danny Boyle was initially reluctant to take on the film as he didn't want to make a film about Who Wants to Be a Millionaire (1998). However, once he learned that the screenwriter was Simon Beaufoy, who had written The Full Monty (1997) which is one of Boyle's favorite British films, he decided to look at the script again. Boyle... ...
My enemy's enemy is a friend.
When Salim and Jamal find Latika in the dance studio she is seen without and then with a nose ring.
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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