MUMBAI: Indian music major T-Series has acquired the music rights of the surprise hit of this year – Slumdog Millionaire, directed by Danny Boyle.
T-Series chairman and managing director Bhushan Kumar confirmed the development to Businessofcinema.com. The movie will be released in India in January by Fox Star Studios. It stars Anil Kapoor, Irrfan Khan and Dev Patel.
Slumdog Millionaire has so far bagged a total of 50 awards worldwide including four Golden Globe nominations on including Best Picture – Drama, Best Director for Danny Boyle, Best Screenplay for Simon Beaufoy, and Best Original Score for A R Rahman. Apart from this, the movie was also 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.