Synopsis: Orphan Jamal Malik has to rely on his wits to survive on the streets and slums of Mumbai with his brother Salim. They narrowly escape the clutches of child exploiters, along with a little girl, Latika, but the trio gets separated in the manic chase. Jamal never forgets Latika, and he returns to Mumbai to find her. Knowing her favourite show is Who Wants to be A Millionaire, Jamal enters the contest, hoping she will see him and understand his love for her. But his success on the show raises accusations of cheating...
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