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    • Q & A (filmed as Slumdog Millionaire)

    • By: Ayeesha Menon, Vikas Swarup
    • Narrated by: Anand Tiwari, Sohrab Ardeshir, Henry Goodman, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 20 mins
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    When Ram Mohammad Thomas, an orphaned, uneducated street kid from Mumbai, wins a billion rupees on a live TV quiz show, he finds himself beaten up and thrown in jail by the programme's producers. During his interrogation he explains, through a series of flashbacks, how he knew the answers to all the show's questions. What he describes about his life is jaw-dropping: "You learn a lot about the world by living in it." he says.

    Regular price: $15.49

    • The Mumbai Chuzzlewits

    • By: Ayeesha Menon
    • Narrated by: Roshan Seth
    • Length: 2 hrs and 50 mins
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    Award-winning writer Ayeesha Menon's reworking of Dickens' Martin Chuzzlewit is set amongst the Catholic community in modern-day Mumbai. Convinced his relatives are after his money, Martin Chuzzlewit, a wealthy old landlord, has adopted orphan girl Mary as his carer with the understanding she will be housed and fed as long as he lives - but on his death, she will inherit nothing. But when his grandson Mickey falls in love and wishes to marry Mary, Martin's plans are thrown into disarray.

    Regular price: $15.49