Slumdog Millionaire Interesting Facts!

BlockBuster Sunday: SlumDog Millionare, This Sunday, 7.00pm on 5!

 The Blockbuster Sunday, Slumdog Millionaire is finally coming to Channel 5!

Jamal Malik, a boy from the slums is just a few steps away from winning the coveted prize of 20 million Rupees (438,000 US Dollars) from the Indian game show of ‘Who Wants To Be A Millionaire’!

The question is, how can a slumdog possibly know so much?

Well tune in to find out!


But before this movie hits the local screens, here are some interesting information about this movie and its stars!

 Dev Patel (Jamal Malik) and his co-star Freida Pinto (Latika) are apparently dating. They were seen at a restaurant in Israel snuggling together!

Freida Pinto is featured in People magazine’s “Most Beautiful People List” and “List of World’s Best Dressed Women”. She was also featured in the “Top 99 Most Desirable Women” poll conducted by in 2010.

Freida co-starred in Woody Allen’s comedy drama film ‘You Will Meet A Tall Dark Stranger’ with Antonio Banderas, Josh Brolin and Anthony Hopkins

In the year 2011, she appeared in 2 significant movies. The first movie was the science fiction film, The Rise of the Planet of the Apes (the prequel to the Planet of the Apes 1968). In this movie, Freida acted opposite James Franco, playing the role of Caroline, a primatologist, who studies primates in the movie.

Her second movie was however abit different. Instead of a science fiction movie, she appeared in was the fantasy-action-drama movie, ‘Immortals’ where she portrayed the part of the oracle priestess, Phaedra.

But before you catch all her exciting movies, you have to catch the movie that made her name so well known! Our Blockbuster Sunday. Slumdog Millionaire!


Awards Galore!


This film earned a total of 118 awards and 126 nominations. The awards come from distinguished places like the Grammy’s and the Golden Globe Awards.

The film also won seven of the eleven BAFTA Awards for which it was nominated, including Best Film. All four of the GOLDEN GLOBE AWARDS for which it was nominated, including Best Drama Film and five of the six CRITICS CHOICE AWARDS for which it was nominated,

They received awards like the best director award, best screenplay award, best original soundtrack award etc, Well there are just to many awards to list down.

Seriously! It’s 118 awards!!!

Don’t forget to catch this multi award winning film on your Blockbuster Sunday on the 3rd of July, Sunday at 7pm on Channel 5!


It’s definitely worth watching 🙂




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