Protesters shouted slogans saying the film's title was humiliating for them. Amit Kumar, President of the Patna Slum Community, said that the title of the film was offensive and a reminder of how the British used to treat Indians in colonial times.
On Monday, Jan 26 protesters tore down posters of the film and ransacked a movie theatre that was showing the movie. The movie, Slumdog Millionaire, is a rags to riches story of small kid living in the slums of Mumbai. It has won 10 Oscar nominations and four Golden Globe awards.
According to sources, a case has also been filed against an actor, the music director (A R Rahman) and two other people associated with the film in a local court. The case will be heard on February 5.&13;