You will now be listening to an edited excerpt taken from the very start of the novel Q&A. The narrator is Ram, a poor boy from the slums of India who goes from rags to riches by winning a national quiz show. Winning is not as simple as having the correct answers, however, as he soon finds out.
Slumdog Millionaire: Trailer
This is the story of Jamal Malik (Ram in the novel), an 18 year-old orphan from the slums of Mumbai, who is about to experience the biggest day of his life. With the whole nation watching, he is just one question away from winning a staggering 20 million rupees on India's "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?"