Jamal Malik is a fictional contestant and the main character of the film Slumdog Millionaire (2008). He is an 18-year-old worker at a call center when he participates in the show. He is portrayed by Dev Patel.


Fastest Finger First Edit

Not shown in the film, but it is indicated he won FFF in the previous episode, before the beginning of the film.

Jamal's Run to the Million Edit

र1,000 (1 of 9) - Not timed
Who was the star in the 1973 hit film Zanjeer?
• A: Amitabh Bachchan • B: (not revealed)
• C: (not revealed) • D: (not revealed)
र4,000 (2 of 9) - Not timed
A picture of three lions is seen in the national emblem of India. What is written underneath it?
'Ask the Audience' lifeline used
• A: The truth alone triumphs • B: Lies alone triumph
• C: Fashion alone triumphs • D: Money alone triumphs
र16,000 (3 of 9) - Not timed
In depictions of God Rama, he is famously holding what in his right hand?
• A: A flower • B: A sword
• C: A child • D: A bow and arrow
र250,000 (4 of 9) - Not timed
The song "Darshan Do Ghanshyam" was written by which famous Indian poet?
• A: Surdas • B: Tulsidas
• C: Mira Bai • D: Kabir
In reality, this song is written by Gopal Singh Nepali for the movie Narsi Bhagat (1957). This song is also credited as traditional and originally written by 15th century poet Narsinh Mehta, whose life that film is based on. (Many, including the film, mistakenly attribute it to the 16th-century poet Surdas due to the fact that Surdas was blind and the song is a prayer asking God to "appear" before him, for his "eyes thirst for Your sight".) (source)
र1,000,000 (5 of 9) - Not timed
On an American One Hundred Dollar Bill, there is a portrait of which American statesman?
• A: George Washington • B: Franklin Roosevelt
• C: Benjamin Franklin • D: Abraham Lincoln
र2,500,000 (6 of 9) - Not timed
Who invented the revolver?
• A: Samuel Colt • B: Bruce Browning
• C: Dan Wesson • D: James Revolver
र5,000,000 (7 of 9) - Not timed
Cambridge Circus is in which UK city?
• A: Oxford • B: Leeds
• C: Cambridge • D: London
र10,000,000 (8 of 9) - Not timed
Which cricketer has scored the most first class centuries in history?
'50:50' lifeline used
• A: Sachin Tendulkar • B: Ricky Ponting
• C: Michael Slater • D: Jack Hobbs
After this question, the klaxon called time, and Jamal returned in the episode of the following day.
र20,000,000 (9 of 9) - Not timed
In Alexander (sic) Dumas' book, "The Three Musketeers", two of the musketeers are called Athos and Porthos. What was the name of the third Musketeer?
'Phone A Friend' lifeline used
• A: Aramis • B: Cardinal Richelieu
• C: D'Artagnan • D: Planchet

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