Golden Globes: Slumdog sweeps four awards

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Slumdog Millionaire
New Delhi, Jan 12: 'Slumdog Millionaire', a story based on an Indian Novel by Vikash Swarup has bagged four categories at the Golden Globes. The story based on a underdog theme has won the award for the Best Film, Best Director (Danny Boyle), Best Screenplay category (Simon Beaufoy), and the Best Original Score (A R Rahman). It has also won the Globe for the Best Motion Picture.

The movie has been shot in Mumbai. A R Rahman' music to the film has been penned with Gulzar's lyrics.

"Your mad, pulsating affection for our film is much appreciated," said director Danny Boyle.

The story of the film speaks about a slum kid who participates in 'Kaun Banega Crorepati' and wins Rs 2 crore in a bid to win his love interest back.

Recently, the film's protagonist Dev Patel won the most promising newcomer award at the British Independent Film Awards as well as the Best Young Actor Award at the Critics' Choice Awards.

The film has been shot at various locations in Mumbai, including the railway Victoria Terminus. Some of the award watchers think that Slumdog Millionaire could be a Oscar nominee.

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OneIndia News (With inputs from Agencies)

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