Slumdog Millionaire

Mumbai teenager Jamal Malik recounts events in his life to a police officer after being accused of cheating on the Indian version of “Who Wants to be a Millionaire”. Each question Jamal is asked during the show flashes back to a time in his past when that particular question was answered, weather it be his upbringing with his older brother Salim in the slums or when he met the love of his life Latika.The investigation takes place the day before Jamal is due back on the show to win a total of 20 million rupees as the final prize, but he may not make it back. It turns out Jamal is only on the show incase Latika is watching so he can find her and spend the rest of his life with her, but opposing forces including the police and his brother Salim stand in the way of Jamal’s destiny.

Director: Danny Boyle

Actors: Dev Patel, Freida Pinto, Madhur Mittal, Anil Kapoor, Irrfan Khan, Ayush Mahesh Khedekar, Tanay Chheda

Year: 2008

Length: 120 Minutes

Classification: MA15+ Strong themes & Violence

Rating:★★★½☆

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