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Slumdog gets 4 Golden Globe noms

December 12, 2008 14:01 IST

Slumdog Millionaire consolidated its Oscar nomination chances last week winning a slew of key awards and by being nominated in four Golden Globes categories including best film, best director (Danny Boyle), best adapted screenplay (Simon Beaufoy) and best original score (A R Rahman). Widely televised worldwide, the Globes are given by Hollywood Foreign Press Association.

Last week, the $15 million movie which has grossed nearly $6 million in North America in limited release in four weeks, was honoured with two awards from the Los Angeles Film Critics Association including best direction and music, one from the New York Film Critics' Circle, as well as six nominations for the Critics Choice Awards including best picture. It has been declared the year's best by the National Board of Review.

Arthur J Pais