Slumdog Controversy in India

Slumdog Controversy

 

 

Slumdog Millionaire has made it big, but the story is a little different in India, where the film was shot.

The film hit a sensitive nerve in India, launching soul-searching debates over the actors’ compensation, the movie’s portrait of the country’s vast poor and the title’s use of the word “dog,” which some slum dwellers consider so offensive that they ransacked a theater in Bihar’s state capital of Patna, where the film was being shown in India for the first time.

Read more in the Washington Post.

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One response to “Slumdog Controversy in India

  1. I think Slumdog is a masterpiece and controversies are lust sideeffects of it.http://controversial-affairs.blogspot.com/2009/02/slumdog-controversy.html

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