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Corruption is rampant in India, which ranks a sorry 85th in the world in transparency.
India has a long way to go to bring its people completely out of poverty.
This year’s favorite for the Best Picture of the Year is “Slumdog Millionaire”.
Not that it necessarily means anything, but the best prediction expert in baseball and politics, Nate Silver, gives it a 99% chance of winning both Best Director and Best Picture.
The history of conflicts between Hindu and Muslim communities is long and complex, dating from the origins of Islam in northern India to the Partition of India.
The movie sends the message of a developing India where slums are being replaced by high-rise apartments.
The Islamic faith of Jamal, the hero, weakens the movie in one important respect.
The host of the “Who Wants to be a Millionaire” show in the movie mocks the profession of the hero, who serves tea at a call center.
Most people who start linking Muslims and terrorists probably don’t realize how few Muslims come from radicalized regions. Example in point: We see religious riots where enraged Hindus raid the Muslim slums killing many innocents while the police stand nearby, doing nothing.
Most non-Indians seeing the movie will not probably understand this scene.