About

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.

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Directed by

Danny Boyle

Written by

Simon Beaufoy (Screenplay)
Vikas Swarup (Novel)

Runtime

120 minutes

Country

United Kingdom

Language

English

Tagline

What does it take to find a lost love? A. Money, B. Luck, C. Smarts, D. Destiny

Cast

Keywords

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Lists

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Awards

Oscar for Best Achievement in Sound Mixing Richard Pryke

Oscar for Best Achievement in Film Editing

Oscar for Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Song

Oscar for Best Motion Picture of the Year