Chennai, Feb 5 (PTI) With English and Hindi versions doing well at the box-office, the Tamil version of Danny Boyle’s “Slumdog Millionaire” is now all set to be released in Tamil Nadu later this month.
According to sources, K Natarajan of Falcon Films has been given the rights to dub the British-Indian movie in Tamil.
Popular Tamil actor Simbu is dubbing for Dev Patel, the movie’s hero.
The Tamil version is expected to do well as the composer of its music, A R Rahman hails from the state. Rahman has been nominated for three Oscars including in the best original musical score category.
The musical wizard earlier won the Golden Globe for his Original Score in the movie, whose director Danny Boyle won accolades at the Screen Actors’ Guild Awards.
Famous playback singer S P Balasubramaniam has lent his voice for Bollywood actor Anil Kapoor who quizzes the hero in the film and Actor Radha Ravi for Irfan Khan and the movie has been titled “Naanum Koteeswaran”(I am a Millionaire too).
“Slumdog Millionaire”, which has received ten Oscar nominations, including best picture and best director, is the rags to riches story of a slum boy who strikes it rich after winning a TV quiz show.
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