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The story of Jamal Malik, an 18 year-old orphan from the slums of Mumbai, who is about to experience the biggest day of his life. With the whole nation watching, he is just one question away from winning a staggering 20 million rupees on India's Kaun Banega Crorepati? (2000) (Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?) But when the show breaks for the night, police arrest him on suspicion of cheating; how could a street kid know so much? Desperate to prove his innocence, Jamal tells the story of his life in the slum where he and his brother grew up, of their adventures together on the road, of vicious encounters with local gangs, and of Latika, the girl he loved and lost. Each chapter of his story reveals the key to the answer to one of the game show's questions. Each chapter of Jamal's increasingly layered story reveals where he learned the answers to the show's seemingly impossible quizzes. But one question remains a mystery: what is this young man with no apparent desire for riches really ...

Director: Danny Boyle, Loveleen Tandan(co-director)
Writer: Simon Beaufoy (screenplay), Vikas Swarup (novel)
Production: Fox Searchlight Pictures
Genre: drama, romance
Year: 2008
MetaScore: 84/100
ImdbRating: 8.0
BoxOffice: $141,243,551
Released: 25 Dec 2008
Awards: Won 8 Oscars. Another 147 wins & 131 nominations.

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Older Jamal - Dev Patel
Sergeant Srinivas - Saurabh Shukla
Director - Raj Zutshi
Vision Mixer - Jeneva Talwar
Older Latika - Freida Pinto
Police Inspector - Irrfan Khan
Youngest Jamal - Ayush Mahesh Khedekar
Airport Security Guard (as Hira Banjara) - Jira Banjara
Airport Security Guard - Sheikh Wali
Jamal's Mother - Sanchita Choudhary
Mr Nanda - Himanshu Tyagi
Prakash - Sharib Hashmi
Amitabh Bachchan - Feroze Khan
Mr Chi (as Sunil Aggarwal) - Sunil Kumar Agrawal
Man on Fire (as Virender Kumar Gharu) - Virender Kumar
Blue Boy - Devesh Rawal
Youngest Latika - Rubina Ali
Maman - Ankur Vikal
Punnoose - Tiger
Young Arvind - Chirag Parmar
Latika's Friend - Farzana Ansari
Old Villager - Anupam Shyam
Ticket Collector - Salim Chaus
Family in Train - Singh Shera Family
Family in Train - Harvinder Kaur
Family in Train (as Narendra Singh) - Narendra Singh Bhati
Middle Jamal - Tanay Chheda
Middle Salim - Ashutosh Lobo Gajiwala
Taj Mahal Guide - Satya Mudgal
Ada / Mrs MacKintosh - Janet de Vigne
Adele (as Mia Inderbitzin) - Mia Drake
Driver - Kinder Singh
Opera Singer - Thomas Lehmkuhl
Older Arvind - Siddesh Patil
Woman at Brothel - Najma Shaikh
Woman at Brothel - Saeeda Shaikh
Woman at Brothel - Alka Satpute
Woman at Brothel - Tabassum Khan
Middle Latika - Tanvi Ganesh Lonkar
Dance Teacher - Sitaram Panchal
Hotel Security Guard - Nigel Caesar
Javed's Goon - Ajit Pandey
Javed's Goon - Kedar Thapar
Javed's Goon - Amit Leonard
Javed's Goon - Rajesh Kumar
Javed's Goon - Sagar Ghopalkar
Javed's Goon - Pradeep Solanki
Javed's Goon (as Hamid Sheikh) - Abdul Hamid Shaikh
Javed's Goon - Dheeraj Waghela
Call Centre Instructor (as Shruti S Seth) - Shruti Seth
Bardi - Arfi Lamba
Nasreen - Taira Colah
Call Centre Trainee - Varun Bagri
Operator - Anjum Sharma
Older Salim - Madhur Mittal
Autorickshaw Driver - Sarfaraz Khan
Autorickshaw Driver (as Syed Hussain) - Syed Fazal Hussain
Autorickshaw Driver (as Umer Khan) - Umar Khan
Javed's House Doorkeeper - Imran Hasnee
KBC Contestant - Homai Billimoria
Cricket Commentator - Udayan Baijal
Floor Manager - Sandeep Kaul
Double for Irrfan Khan - Rufee Ahmed
TV Reporter - Rhea Lawyer
Dancer at Javed's Safehouse - Deepali Dalvi
Dancer at Javed's Safehouse - Anisha Nagar
Dancer at Javed's Safehouse - Farrah Shaikh
Dancer at Javed's Safehouse - Mamta Sharma
Dancer at Javed's Safehouse - Neha M. Khatarawalla
Newsreader - Tanya Singh
Newsreader - Anand Tiwari
Newsreader - Faezeh Jalali
Newsreader - Meghana Jhalani
Newsreader - Rupali Mehra
Newsreader - Anju Singh
Call Centre Manager - Saurabh Agarwal
Self - South African Cricketer (archive footage) - Mark Boucher
Self - South African Cricketer (archive footage) - Andre Nel
Self - Indian Cricketer (archive footage) - Yuvraj Singh
Self - Indian Cricketer (archive footage) - Sachin Tendulkar
Self (archive footage) - Amitabh Bachchan