Questions tagged [slumdog-millionaire]

Slumdog Millionaire is a 2008 British drama film directed by Danny Boyle, It is an adaptation of the Vikas Swarup's novel Q & A (2005) and based on the Indian Reality show 'Kaun Banega Crorepati'.

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How did Jamal get into the game show?

In Slumdog Millionaire, how did Jamal managed to get into the game show? I can't find the answer anywhere.
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Why was the game show host so keen to have Jamal lose?

Why was the game show host so keen to have Jamal lose in Slumdog Millionaire? Did he have a financial stake in the show? This was never explicitly stated, though at some point he does say "This is my ...
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What service do the boys provide at the out houses?

This may be a cultural thing more than movie explanation but since the movie is about the experiences of a slum dog kid growing up I think it fits. What were they supposed to be doing that would ...
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Is Latika from "Slumdog Millionaire" Muslim?

Jamal and Salim are Muslim. Their family was targeted by an anti-Muslim riot, and Salim is a Muslim name, and I think Salim said "Allah Akbar" once. Is Latika supposed to be Muslim? She didn't wear a ...
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How did Latika get her scar?

In SlumDog Millionaire, how did Latika get the scar on her face? The last train dance scene reveals the scar on her face.
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Question at the beginning of Slumdog Millionaire

At the beginning, the movie asks the viewer a question saying; Jamal Malik is one question away from winning 20 million rupees How did he do it? There are 4 answers, in the format of Who Want's To ...
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