As 'Slumdog Millionaire' completes 10 years, Anil Kapoor shares his favourite scene from the film

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New Delhi, Delhi, India Updated: Jan 24, 2019, 09:51 AM(IST)

Dev Patel and Frieda Pinto played the lead in the film which also co-starred Anil Kapoor and Irrfan Khan. Photograph:( WION Web Team )

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The Danny Boyle directed film had gone on to be nominated for 10 Academy Awards, of which it won eight. 

A film that crossed boundaries and spoke about the triumph of the underdog, 'Slumdog Millionaire' had created history when it had released in 2009. On Wednesday as the film crossed 10 years since its release, actor Anil Kapoor went down the memory lane and share his favourite scene from the film. 

Calling it an honour to be a part of the celebrated film, Kapoor said "It feels like only yesterday that we were shooting for `Slumdog Millionaire`and what a journey it has been since then! Many have called `Slumdog` a masterpiece, and I can honestly say that I`m honoured to have been a part of it".

The Danny Boyle directed film had gone on to be nominated for 10 Academy Awards, of which it won eight-- including Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Adapted Screenplay. It had also won seven BAFTA Awards including Best Film, five Critics` Choice Awards and four Golden Globes.

The multi-Academy award-winning film also brought Kapoor critical acclaim from across the world for his flamboyant and nuanced portrayal of game show host Prem Kumar.

Kapoor also posted a photo on Twitter to chronicle his journey from doing `Slumdog Millionaire` to his new film `Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga`, captioning it, “What a journey this has been! I feel blessed to be a part of movies that strive to break boundaries. #10YearChallenge #10YearsOfSlumdogMillionaire #EkLadkiKoDekhaTohAisaLaga.”


The actor further shared his favourite scene from the film, which is near the climax of the film. " My favourite scene from #SlumdogMillionaire has to be this one! A pivotal moment in the film filled with so much tension & drama! Who knew that a simple visit to the bathroom could make it or break it!" Kapoor wrote. 


Kapoor will be next seen 'Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga' - a film that is set in the backdrop of Punjab and revolves around a love story with a difference. Sonam is said to be playing a homosexual character in the film, the trailer of which shows her character rejecting several marriage proposals. She eventually shares her secret with Rajkummar Rao. The film sees Anil Kapoor essay the role of Sonam`s father and also stars Juhi Chawla in a pivotal role. 

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