Born on October 18, 1984
From Mumbai, India
Freida Pinto as "Latika (older)"
As 18-year-old Jamal Malik (Dev Patel) answers questions on the Indian version of "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire," flashbacks show how he got there. Part of a stable of young thieves after their mother dies, Jamal and his brother, Salim, survive on the streets of Mumbai. Salim finds the life of crime agreeable, but Jamal scrapes by with small jobs until landing a spot on the game show.
|British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2008)||Nominated||Supporting Actress|
|Screen Actors Guild Awards (2008)||Won||Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture|