Answering Questions Asked Through Google XXXII

See, one needs only complain about the lack of questions and BAM! The questions are back in my blog stats! Or at least one question.

“what song does the blind kid sing in slu[mdog millionaire]”?

First thing – read the comment by Shefaly here, she answers some of the questions you might have about the song.

Second, the name of the song is “Darshan Do Ghanshyam Nath Mori” and it may or may not have been actually written by Surdas.

So, there you go.

kalafudra [making the internet better one post at a time (est. 2004)]

Slumdog Millionaire (2008)

Slumdog Millionaire is the Oscar hogging movie of the year, directed by Danny Boyle, starring Dev Patel, Freida Pinto and Anil Kapoor. The screenplay was written by Simon Beaufoy, based on the novel by Vikas Swarup.

Jamal [Dev Patel] grows up in the slums of Mumbai. By chance, he gets invited to the quiz show “Who wants to be a Millionaire?” After getting to the penultimate question before the time runs out, he is arrested and accused to have cheated. In flashbacks, Jamal tells the police officers of his life in the slums, growing up with his brother Salim [Madhur Mittal], meeting the love of his life Latika [Freida Pinto], being orphaned and how he came to know the answers to the questions.

The movie has praise after praise heaped on it and it is a good film. But – of course there’s a “but” – it is not as good as many reviewers (and all the Oscars) want to make you think. It has some impressive stuff, but also some bigger issues.



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