Saturday, Nov 26, 2022

slumdog millionaire


When Ang Lee threw shade at Slumdog Millionaire, said, 'It is unfair to show darker side of India'

October 23, 2022 8:24 am

Life of Pi director Ang Lee said in an old interview that he wanted to show the 'real India' in the film, and appeared to take a dig at Danny Boyle's Slumdog Millionaire, which was accused of being poverty porn.

When Amitabh Bachchan had to apologise to Danny Boyle after blogging about Slumdog Millionaire's controversial portrayal of India

October 20, 2022 8:04 am

Without even appearing in the film, Amitabh Bachchan has many connections to Slumdog Millionaire. But did you know that he once had to apologise to Danny Boyle after being accused of badmouthing the film?

Actor Dev Patel tries to stop violent altercation in Australia, actor's team confirms

August 03, 2022 11:58 am

The actor's team has confirmed that Dev Patel and his friends, after trying to stop the fight, waited until the police and ambulance arrived.

Gauahar Khan says she lost Slumdog Millionaire role because she was 'too good-looking', claims Danny Boyle called her a 'fantastic actor'

July 01, 2022 11:55 am

Gauahar Khan said in an interview that Danny Boyle was impressed with her auditions for Slumdog Millionaire, but couldn't cast her in the film because she didn't look like someone from the slums. He also could not believe that she has trained in India.

Flashback Friday: When Shah Rukh Khan refused to do Danny Boyle's Slumdog Millionaire

February 15, 2019 6:42 pm

Director Danny Boyle had initially offered the role of quiz master Prem Kumar to Shah Rukh Khan, played by Anil Kapoor later. Here is the entire story.

Years later, Slumdog child stars Rubina and Azhar still have a lifeline

January 05, 2016 11:15 am

When two children were picked from a Mumbai slum to star in Slumdog Millionaire, the big question was how they would cope with the grubbiness of reality once out of the spotlight. The answer is heartening.

'Slumdog Millionaire' author Vikas Swarup appointed Foreign Ministry spokesperson

March 27, 2015 10:53 am

A 1986 IFS-batch officer, Swarup will succeed Syed Akbaruddin.

Feminism is misunderstood: Freida Pinto

December 02, 2014 4:53 pm

"Feminism is the need of the hour as gender bias is a sad reality today," says Freida Pinto.

Freida Pinto would love to work with a female Indian director

November 30, 2014 4:52 pm

Freida Pinto always wanted to be a global citizen and after making a place for herself in Hollywood, the Indian actress is keen to star in a Bollywood movie.

Slumdog Millionaire star Dev Patel to work with Nicole Kidman in 'Lion'

October 31, 2014 1:59 pm

'Slumdog Millionaire' star Dev Patel and Nicole Kidman are set to star in 'Lion', a new drama produced by The Weinstein Co.