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'Slumdog Millionaire' Sweeps Golden Globes

Heath Ledger got his Golden Globe, and Kate Winslet came away with two. Yet the Globes otherwise went slumming, with "Slumdog Millionaire" taking top honors and other key prizes going to a newcomer, an underdog and a poster boy for the classic Hollywood comeback.With four awards Sunday including best drama, "Slumdog Millionaire" emerged as the potential film to beat at the Academy Awards, an unexpected position for a movie with a cast of unknowns and a story set among orphans and criminals on the streets of Mumbai."Is this really happening to me? My first film wins four Golden Globes? I just can't believe it," "Slumdog Millionaire" co-star Freida Pinto gushed to reporters backstage as she stood among her collaborators, including Danny Boyle, who won the best-director prize.PHOTOS: Click for more than 50 stars on the Golden Globes red carpet.A critical darling and solid box-office success, "Slumdog Millionaire" knocked off best-drama nominees that included Brad Pitt's " The Curious Case...

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  1. 'Slumdog Millionaire' Sweeps Golden Globes

    Heath Ledger got his Golden Globe, and Kate Winslet came away with two. Yet the Globes otherwise went slumming, with "Slumdog Millionaire" taking top honors and othe...

  2. Director Says Mumbai Is Star of 'Slumdog Millionaire'

    The main star of "Slumdog Millionaire" is the sharply contrasting city of Mumbai, said its director Danny Boyle on Wednesday, describing the Indian financial capital...

  3. 'Slumdog Millionaire' Director Wins Top Honor at Director Guild of America Awards

    "Slumdog Millionaire" continued its rags-to-riches march through Hollywood's awards season as its filmmaker, Danny Boyle, won the top honor Saturday from the Directo...

  4. 'Slumdog Millionaire' Director Wins Top Honor at Director Guild of America Awards

    "Slumdog Millionaire" continued its rags-to-riches march through Hollywood's awards season as its filmmaker, Danny Boyle, won the top honor Saturday from the Directo...

  5. Report: 'Slumdog Millionaire' Actor Azharuddin Mohammed Beaten By Dad

    In a scene right out of the Oscar-winning movie, 10-year-old "Slumdog Millionaire" star Azharuddin Mohammed was beaten and kicked while cameras clicked.Photos publis...

  6. Report: 'Slumdog Millionaire' Actor Azharuddin Mohammed Beaten By Dad

    In a scene right out of the Oscar-winning movie, 10-year-old "Slumdog Millionaire" star Azharuddin Mohammed was beaten and kicked while cameras clicked.Photos publis...

  7. Real-Life 'Slumdog Millionaire': Poor Clerk First to Win Million on Indian Game Show

    A poor government clerk from a desolate region of eastern India has become the first person ever to win $1 million on an Indian game show.Sushil Kumar's staggering w...

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