Posts tagged "slumdog millionaire"

Frieda Pinto Learns To Love Herself

"There's one disturbing notion throughout India that light skin is more attractive than dark ... When you doubt one thing about yourself, you start thinking there's also something wrong with your hair, your body, your clothes, your accent. A woman came up to me and said, 'I'd love to have your skin because it's so…
By: Julie Gerstein / April 9, 2011

Quotable: Please Don’t Ask Dev Patel To Play A Terrorist

"Because 'Slumdog Millionaire' was such a big hit, there was a lot of pressure in terms of what I did next. For my second film, I wanted a role that would stretch me, but all I was getting offered were stereotypical parts like the goofy Indian sidekick. Asian actors tend not to be sent…
By: Jessica Wakeman / August 11, 2010

Little Boy From “Slumdog Millionaire” Moves Into A New Home

Eleven-year-old Azharuddin Mohammed Ismail starred in 2008's Oscar-winner for Best Picture, but he did not live inside a home with an indoor toilet. Yes, the young actor who played young Salim in "Slumdog Millionaire," grew up actually in the dirty and chaotic Mumbai slums depicted in the film and saw his home…
By: Jessica Wakeman / July 8, 2009

Quickies!: Nine-Year-Old “Slumdog” Actress Writes A Memoir

Nine year-old Rubina Ali is more than just an adorable actress from "Slumdog Millionaire"—she’s also a soon-to-be author! [People] – From the description, the memoir sounds just as vivid as the beautiful film. Denise Richards talks about her “complicated” life in an interview with PopEater. [Pop Eater] -- She actually sound…
By: Carrie Wasterlain / June 5, 2009

Quickies!: Poor Little “Slumdog” Girl

The mother and stepmother of Rubina Ali from "Slumdog Millionaire" got into a very public fistfight after reports surfaced that Rubina's father tried to sell her. [Pop Eater] -- It's safe to say this little girl needs a new set of parents. I hear Madonna is in the market for a little girl.
By: Annika Harris / April 21, 2009

Nine-Year-Old “Slumdog Millionaire” Star Put Up For Sale By Father

Okay, this is too effed-up for words. Rubina Ali, the totally adorable little Latika whose cheeks you wanted to squeeze in “Slumdog Millionaire,” has been put up for sale by her father. Yep, you read right: for sale, not adoption. [New York Daily News]…
By: Deborah Stein / April 20, 2009

Freida Pinto, Bond Girl?

"Slumdog Millionaire" thrust Freida Pinto into the spotlight. Since the film was nominated for (and then won) a million awards, she's attended every major awards show, been scrutinized by the press for her clothing choices, had her relationship with Dev Patel speculated about in the tabloids, and sat in the front…
By: Catherine Strawn / March 16, 2009

Book Smart: Oscar Reads “Slumdog Millionaire”

Anyone can see the movie -- only smarties read the book. This year, all five nominees for Best Picture are stolen from based on literary sources. We’re giving you a cheat sheet to all of Hollywood’s hippest reads. "Slumdog Millionaire" scored 10 Oscar nods, which means we're going to get to see M.I.A. wear something…
By: Deborah Stein / February 6, 2009

Gift For Gab: Your Best Comments For The Week Of January 16th 2009

We here at The Frisky live for celeb gossip, chocolate, and your comments. What can we say, you bitches crack us up! So in honor of you, our smart, sexy, and incisive readers, who aren’t afraid to talk smack on the Internet, we’re giving away prizes! Each week well award five of you an awesome…
By: Simcha / January 16, 2009

Dudes Reviewing Movies: Slumdog Millionaire

You heard it hear first people! Sexy, funny, straight, sensitive guys go to the theater together and then share their feelings. Wow! Don’t believe me? Well, just check this video about the hit indie movie "Slumdog Millionaire," featuring comedian cuties Greg Barris and David Cope and you’ll get some sweet eye…
By: Simcha / January 9, 2009