How Slumdog Made Its Millions

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How Slumdog Made Its Millions

  1. 1. How Slumdog Made Its Millions
  2. 2. About It….. <ul><li>Danny boyle’s SlumDog Millionaire is a big hit with critics and is already receiving oscar buzz. </li></ul><ul><li>It is adapted from Vikas Swarup’s best selling novel Q&A. </li></ul><ul><li>The film has made $162 million(802 crores) in global box office revenues . </li></ul>
  3. 3. SLUMDOG V/S BOLLYWOOD <ul><li>Ghajini 169 cr. </li></ul><ul><li>Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi 129 cr. </li></ul><ul><li>Singh is King 118 cr. </li></ul><ul><li>Race 98 cr. </li></ul><ul><li>Jodha Akbar 97.8 cr. </li></ul><ul><li>Slum Dog Millionaire 30 cr.* </li></ul><ul><li>(its bollywood top 5 grossers in 2008-09) </li></ul>
  4. 4. Film’s Fortunes <ul><li>Gross box office collections till date : Rs.30 crore from 350 screnes. </li></ul><ul><li>It ranks amongst the top 100 best opening weeks all time in INDIA. </li></ul><ul><li>The hindi version has contributed 23 of the box office revenues. </li></ul><ul><li>It is the sixth biggest release for any hollywood films in INDIA. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Book Building <ul><li>Between 2005 and january 2009, Vikas Swarup’s Q&A had sold a mere 15,000 copies in INDIA. </li></ul><ul><li>Since january publisher Random house has sold 50,000 new copies of the book (now called Slumdog Millionaire) </li></ul><ul><li>Books sales have gone up by 300% after the release of the movie. </li></ul>

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