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By Rodanthi Tzanelli

Only virtuous people are meant to movement in time to satisfy their chuffed future or karma. the story of Jamal in Slumdog Millionaire is this type of case of serendipitous mobility in the direction of riches and love – a ‘journey’ within which sturdy heroes and concrete groups respecting team spirit are effectively modernised. Unsurprisingly, the movie turned tangled in lots of controversies round India’s future on this planet: the movie inserted Mumbai into a number of monetary, political and creative scenes, elevated tourism in its filmed slums, and taken approximately charity initiatives within which celebrities and vacationer companies have been concerned. Slumdog Millionaire served as a world instance of a ‘developing country’s’ asymmetric yet special modernisation.


This booklet examines such mobilities of principles, artwork, tourism and activism jointly. In doing so, it finds the importance of Mumbai as a post-colonial urban in discussions of modernity – a sort of cellular edition to new international realities. Tzanelli examines many of the brokers fascinated about controversies via a number of digital and actual trips to India’s colonial historical past and current social complexity, that allows you to actualise a post-colonial destiny, a ‘destiny’ because the country’s serendipitous vacation spot. Addressed to interdisciplinary audiences, the e-book could be an invaluable textual content for college students and students of globalisation, mobility, tourism, media and social circulation theory.

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