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India / "Slumdog Millionaire" #922680

CBS Evening News for Monday, Feb 16, 2009
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(Studio: Harry Smith) "Slumdog Millionaire," the favorite movie in next weekend's Academy Awards, mentioned.

(Mumbai: Seth Doane) Life in the crowded Dharavi slum in Mumbai, India, the setting for the movie, featured; scenes shown of the business of slum tours and of small local businesses, including a leather shop. [Dharavi resident Jaison THANGARAJ†- says everyone is talking about "Slumdog Millionaire."] [Actor Ayush Mahesh KHEDEKAR†- talks about the conditions in Dharavi.] [Brooklyn resident Dages KEATES†- reacts to Dharavi.] ["Time Out Mumbai" film critic Nandim RAMNATH†- says Indians are sensitive to the poverty.]

Smith, Harry;
Doane, Seth

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