Report: Father Tries to Sell 'Slumdog' Child Star

The father of "Slumdog Millionaire" child star Rubina Ali has allegedly offered the girl up for sale in an illegal adoption deal, the Times of London reported.

Rafiq Qureshi reportedly put Rubina up for adoption, demanding millions of rupees worth 200,000 British pounds ($295,560), according to the newspaper.

"I have to consider what's best for me, my family and Rubina's future," he is claimed to have told an undercover reporter with the News of the World.

Qureshi tried to blame Hollywood executives for forcing him to put his daughter up for sale, the newspaper reported.

"We've got nothing out of this film," he told News of the World. "They haven't looked after us. They gave some money at the start but they gave nothing afterwards.They've been talking about giving us a house, but all they do is talk."

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