Slumdog Millionaire earns four Golden Globe nominations

Mumbai: The uplifting underdog tale Slumdog Millionaire earned four Golden Globe nominations on 11 December  for Best Picture – Drama, Best Director for Danny Boyle, Best Screenplay for Simon Beaufoy, and Best Original Score for A.R. Rahman.

Earlier this week, Slumdog Millionaire was honored with two awards from the Los Angeles Film Critics Association, one from the New York Film Critics’ Circle, as well as six nominations for the Critics Choice Awards including Best Picture.

Currently playing in several major cities, Slumdog Millionaire will open in 87 additional theaters across North America this Friday, December 12, and bring its total theater count to 165.  New markets where the film will debut in this weekend include New Jersey, Connecticut, Ohio, Houston, Austin, Miami-Ft. Lauderdale, Orlando, Ann Arbor, Milwaukee, Charlotte, Raleigh-Durham, St. Louis, Kansas City, Louisville, New Orleans, Portland, Honolulu, and Sacramento.