'Slumdog Millionaire' wowed cinefans at Toronto fest

Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) Danny Boyle's much talked-about "Slumdog Millionaire", about a slum dweller who wins jackpot on "Kaun Banega Crorepati", was a favourite at the recently concluded Toronto Film Festival and the British director is overwhelmed with the response.

The film is based on Vikas Swarup's bestseller "Q and A" and newcomer Dev Patel plays the main lead in the film which was entirely shot in Mumbai.

"It's an amazing experience here. This is actually the first full-fledged public screening of the film," Boyle, known for films like "Trainspotting", "28 Days Later" and "Sunshine", told IANS.