March 17, 2009


The story of the Slumdog Millionaire shows that all the people are born with unique qualities. It also shows that anyone can be a winner if they have the self-confidence about themselves. The story is about a teen who grew up in the slums, become the contestant for the television show “Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?” . The Teen is able to answer all the questions and hence the confusion arises as How a Slum Boy can answer such kind of questions? and the people began to think that the teen is cheating. The teen has to answer only one question to bag the big prize, but unfortunately he is being arrested as he was mistaken for cheating in the game. In order to prove his innocence he tells the story of his life in slum to the police officer. He explains how he and his brother lived in the slum, how he met his girl friend and about his adventurous life. He reveals how each part of his life was a key for the questions that were asked in the game. And the most awaited day came, the teen was about to answer for the last question .But he doesn’t know the answer for the last question. He just took a try and gave an answer. Fortunately it was the right answer and this man ultimately won the game and became the Millionaire. He succeeded in the game also in his life by meeting his girl friend and the film ends by the JAI HO song which got the Oscar award, composed by an INDIAN Music Director
A.R. Rahman. His music gave the life for the film. He also won the Golden Globe award for composing the original score for JAI HO. The Slumdog Millionaire was nominated for ten Academy Awards and won eight awards which include awards for Best Director , Best Picture, Best original score and so on. It also won four Golden Globe awards and seven BAFTA awards. The Director of the film is Danny Boyle. The story is adapted from a novel written by the Indian Author. The role of slum teen was performed by Dev Patel as Jamal Malik and the role of slum girl was performed by Freida Pinto as Lathika. It is the film which has to be watched by everyone especially by the teenage peoples.

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