• Publication date: April 6, 2014

Slumdog Millionaire

A Mumbai teen who grew up in the slums becomes a contestant on the Indian version of "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?"

Program data

Duration: 120

Production Year: 2008

MBC Max:

November 14, 2015 22:00 (KSA) ~ November 14, 2015 21:00 (CLT)

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 Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?

But he is soon arrested 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.

Each chapter of his story reveals the key to the answer to one of the game show's questions.

Starring:

  • Dev Patel
  • Anil Kapoor
  • Irrfan Khan
  • Freida Pinto
  • Madhur Mittal

Directed by: Danny Boyle, Loveleen Tandan

Rating: R for some violence, disturbing images and language