Blog By Helma | 21-03-18
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When Slumdog Millionaire won 8 Oscars with its inspiring rags-to-riches story of a young boy, the actors of the movie became overnight stars. Along with that these little kids who caught a great deal of media's attention.
Two out of the 3 child actors, Rubina Ali and Azharuddin Mohammed Ismail were picked from Bandra’s Garib Nagar slum, from among 300 children, and the movie proved to be a life-changing experience for them. The child actors shared the screen with the Anil Kapoor and Irrfan Khan, and went ahead winning appreciation for their commendable acting skills. The kids are all grown up now. Here's what each of them is up to.
She melted our hearts with her portrayal of little Latika in the Oscar winning movie. Rubina was spotted in a Mumbai slum when she was offered the role.
Azhar played a younger Salim, the brother of the film's lead character, and travelled to Los Angeles for the Oscars ceremony with the entire cast. He also acted in a film titled Kal Kisne Dekha and was last seen in a re-union of the child-actors from the film in 2014.
Ayush rose to fame after playing the role of little Jamal Malik in the movie. Although, he was previously seen in television serials and a couple of advertisements, his acting skills were noticed and appreciated in this heartwarming drama.