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Anil Kapoor’s ‘Slumdog Millionaire’ to premiere at Toronto




“Slumdog Millionaire” featuring Bollywood actors Anil Kapoor and Irfan Khan is set to premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival from September 4 – 11. Photo Credit: Sawf News


August 21, 2008 (Sawf News) – Slumdog Millionaire featuring Bollywood actors Anil Kapoor and Irrfan Khan is set to premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival from September 4 – 11.

The comedy drama directed by Danny Boyle (Trainspotting, 28 Days Later, Sunshine) tells the story of an illiterate Indian youngster who becomes a contestant on a local version of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? in order to re-establish contact with the girl he loves, who is an ardent fan of the show.

The film, based on the bestselling novel Q and A by Vikas Swarup, was shot on location in Mumbai with British newcomer Dev Patel playing the lead role and Anil Kapoor the gameshow host.

Fox Searchlight and Warner Bros. have teamed up to distribute the film.

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