Born on January 7, 1967 in Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
Irrfan Khan as "Inspector"
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.
|Screen Actors Guild Awards (2008)||Won||Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture|