It's the moment of truth in the studio of India Smash hit TV show Who wants to be a millionaire?. Before a hushed studio audience, and standing under the blazing studio light, 18-year old Mumbai slum Jamal Malik faces his final question - and the chance to win a staggering 20 million rupees..When the show runs out of time and breaks for the night, Prem - the host of the show - already has the police waiting outside the studio to arrest Jamal, who he is sure must be cheating!
Interrogating the contenstant through the night, the Inspector of Police finds that Jamal is confused as anyone by how far he has come in the contest. They revisit the questions one by one, Jamal explains how he came to know each answer. As he does so, the extraordinary story of his young life begins to emerge...This book is based on the novel Q&A written by the Indian Author Vikas Swarup
This movie has won the Golden globe 2009 awards by stunning everyone and making all Indians proud. The movie won Best Movie award, Best Director for Danny boyle, Best screenplay for Simon Beaufoy, Best Music for A.R. Rahman