Slumdog Millionaire Extraordinaire

I’ve been hearing rave reviews for Slumdog Millionaire. Sounds like its a serious work of magic about the heart of Mumbai, can’t wait!

♦Trivia at a glance♦

After failing to find a suitable actor in India, Dev Patel was cast as the lead role, Jamal, after Danny Boyle’s daughter first saw him on the English TV show “Skins” (2007) and urged her father to take a look.

Mercedes-Benz asked that its logos be removed in scenes taking place in the slums. The company, according to Danny Boyle, did not want to be associated with the poverty-stricken area, fearing that that might taint its image.

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