Jai Ho! Slumdog Millionaire victory bittersweet in India

Monday, February 23, 2009

Slumdog Millionaire took home the Oscar for Best Picture, but not everybody in India is celebrating. There's a mixture of pride and resentment over this movie— a film made by a Westerner that tells the story of a so-called slumdog from Mumbai. For an on-the-ground report we turn to Linda Blake, a freelance reporter in Delhi, India.

For more, here's a report on the cast and crew at the Mumbai premiere of the film:


Linda Blake

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