Stars of slumdog millionaire dating
Engagement party: The couple celebrated in Goa with 30 friends and family He now claims to hate the Oscar-tipped film because ‘it wrecked my relationship’. I don’t know if they were having a sexual relationship but if I came face to face with him I would have things to say.'The marketing executive said he was forced to keep his engagement a secret for the sake of Freida's career.
He also described how his fiancée ended their 16-month relationship via a phone call from Los Angeles while promoting the hit film last month.'She said she wanted us to be friends.
But how can I when she has destroyed my faith in love?
'The couple met six years ago at university in Mumbai, where Freida, now 24, was studying for an arts BA.
The "Everybody has their own little discoveries to make.
Their own surprises, their own disappointments, and they're all part and parcel of life," she said.
The film, a kinetic tale of reaching for game-show riches amid the Mumbai slums, cast six young actors to play Jamal (Dev Patel), Jamal's brother Salim (Madhur Mittal) and love interest Latika (Freida Pinto) at different ages.
Says Boyle of Fox Searchlight's efforts to fly them all to the Oscars: "Some of the kids don't know their birth dates, so getting them a passport was a nightmare." Q&A: Danny Boyle Looks Back on the Kids and Controversy of ' Slumdog Millionaire' Upon landing, the kids were whisked via armored car to Brooks Brothers for fittings; hours later, they were on the red carpet, fielding cheek pinches from the likes of Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt.
and now a student at Connecticut's Choate prep school -- of the film's eight statuettes won at the 2009 Oscars, including best picture and best director for Danny Boyle.
But it has emerged that the children, who played Latika and Salim in the early scenes of the film, were paid less than many Indian domestic servants.
However a spokesman for the film’s American distributors, Fox Searchlight, disputed this saying the fees were more than three times the average annual salary an adult in their neighbourhood would receive. Both children were found places in a local school and receive £20 a month for books and food.
Azharuddin is in fact worse off than he was during filming: his family’s illegal hut was demolished by the local authorities and he now sleeps under a sheet of plastic tarpaulin with his father, who suffers from tuberculosis. It was all spent on medicines to help me fight TB,” Azharuddin’s father, Mohammed Ismail, said.
“We feel that the kids have been left behind by the film.