Slumdog Millionaire – A really Good Movie?

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Overall  : 9/10

Bananas for acting : 9/10

Bananas for Direction : 8/10

Bananas for Story : 8/10

Bananas for Screenplay & Cinematography : 9/10

Bananas for Music : 8/10

Bananas for Movie Hype : 8/10

Bananas for Commercial Performance : 9/10

Based on the novel Q & A (2005) by Indian author Vikas Swarup, Slumdog Millionaire is a British Drama film based on one of the biggest slums in India.The movie starred Dev Patel as Jamal who is a teenager belonging to the Juhu slums of Mumbai.The film is directed by Danny Boyle,written by Simon Beaufoy, and produced by Christian Colson, with co-director Loveleen Tandan .

Slumdog Millionaire
Slumdog Millionaire

Jamal Malik,an 18 year old boy from the Dharavi slums of Mumbai,India is currently set to win the Indian version of ” Who wants to be a millionaire? ” But before the last question he is put into jail and locked up for fraud and cheating in the game.He tell the cop the story behind him answering all the correct answers.

If you love quality cinema and watch movies not just for entertainment ,this movie is highly acclaimed by filmmakers all over the world and would surely be one of the best film recommendation you will get from them.People who like Thought Provoking movies,the ones which reflect the true nature of society,Crime and drama are definitely going to like this one.

Slumdog Millionaire was nominated for ten Academy Awards out of which it won eight which was the most for any 2008 film including Oscar for the Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Adapted Screenplay.

Slumdog Millionaire
Slumdog Millionaire

Dev Patel won the hearts of people for his performance in the movie along with Indian actor Anil Kapoor who was starred as Prem Kumar hosting the Indian version of “Who wants to be a Millionaire”. Irfan Khan ,also an Indian actor,looked great in the role of a cop who suspected Dev Patel’s charecter for fraud.The performance of all the actors in the film showcase their peak performances which makes the movie worth watching.

Dev Patel as Jamal Malik
Freida Pinto as Latika
Madhur Mittal as Salim K. Malik
Anil Kapoor as Prem Kumar
Irfan Khan as Police Inspector
Saurabh Shukla as Police Constable Srinivas
Mahesh Manjrekar as Javed Khan


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Danny Boyle won the Academy Award for the Best Picture as well as the Best Director for Slumdog Millionaire.The direction is binding for the audience that makes them wonder what would happen next in the movie.

A.R. Rahman won the Oscars for the Best Original Song as well as Best Score for the movie.The song “Jai Ho” became popular which made him win the Academy Award for Best song.

The budget of the movie was around $15 Million and the movie grossed a worldwide of $377.89 million which leads us to give this movie a 9/10 Bananas for Commercial Performance.

Slumdog Millionaire
Slumdog Millionaire

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