Jamal Malik is an impoverished Indian teen who becomes a contestant on the Hindi version of ‘Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?’ but, after he wins, he is suspected of cheating.
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?”
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 … Written by Fox Searchlight Pictures
|Tagline:||What does it take to find a lost love? A. Money, B. Luck, C. Smarts, D. Destiny|
|Cast:||Anand Tiwari, Anil Kapoor, Ayush Mahesh Khedekar, Azharuddin Mohammed Ismail, Dev Patel, Freida Pinto, Irrfan Khan, Jeneva Talwar, Mahesh Manjrekar, Mia Drake Inderbitzin, Rajendranath Zutshi, Sanchita Choudhary, Saurabh Shukla, Tanay Chheda, Tanvi Ganesh Lonkar|
|Director:||Danny Boyle, Loveleen Tandan, Nuvendra Singh|
|Country:||India, United Kingdom, USA|
|Language:||Français, हिन्दी, English|