Debate Mansion

   

Slumdog Millionaire, do you think its is an allego

Post Reply New Post

Page 1 of 2

Page 1
Page   of 2
Page 2 Page 2

omani_guy

Newbie

omani_guy

Joined: 09 May 2010

Posts: 3

Posted: 09 May 2010 at 6:32am | IP Logged
hi, this is my first post in india forums.
 
I think that Slumdog Millionaire play has some deep allegoric meanings deeper than literal meanings. Those deep meanings combined the elements of karma and dharma.
 
I would really like to know what do you think about my opinion, and I would like to have experts in the Indian traditions joining our discussions.

Dear Guest, Being an unregistered member you are missing out on participating in the lively discussions happening on the topic "Slumdog Millionaire, do you think its is an allego" in Debate Mansion forum. In addition you lose out on the fun interactions with fellow members and other member exclusive features that India-Forums has to offer. Join India's most popular discussion portal on Indian Entertainment. It's FREE and registration is effortless so JOIN NOW!

mubeenl110

Newbie

mubeenl110

Joined: 09 May 2010

Posts: 2

Posted: 09 May 2010 at 6:50am | IP Logged
Greetings to all members...

Amongst the films that amazed me were this Indian-centric film "Slumdog Millionare."
Let's discuss the film's theme. What do you people think about it, specially the Indians because it deeply relates to their culture.

As for my opinion, it is as follow:
Slumdog Millionaire is more than just a "crime-drama-romance" as it is described in the screenplay,,,
I think this story/film expands to be an allegorical Vedic (sacred Hindu writings) morality play combining elements of karma and dharma.

Note:
Jamal = truth
Prem = lies
Maman = evil
Latika = innocence
Salim = avenger

Q: what is karma?
A: it is a Hindu wisdom tradition stating that your future will be affect by your current actions. It is a mixture of destiny and 'what goes around comes around.'
Q: what is dharma?
A: code of conduct that you honestly stick to.

Conclusion:Because of Jamal's honesty and and 'pure love, all those deeds came back around in the form of the money award.

posted by mubeenl110 remove | edit

Examples to support my opinion:

1) As dharma states that what we do in the present has an effect on our future. We can see this in Jamal's actions (deeds). When he was young he invited Latika to join them the shade to stay dry. Then, he does his best to save Latika from the danger of Maman. Even when he lost her he insisted to look for her and save he from Javed's hands in the end of the film. finally, in the "millionaire" show he gets it paid back where all the questions are from his past that he clearly remembers.

2) Karma's code of conduct insists on honesty and that's exactly what Jamal did. During interrogation he said nothing but the truth and he was awarded by being allowed to participate in the show again.

I hope I see your interaction with this opinion>>> Sleepy

omani_guy

Newbie

omani_guy

Joined: 09 May 2010

Posts: 3

Posted: 09 May 2010 at 6:55am | IP Logged

TongueTongueTongueTongueTongueTongueTongueTongueTongueTongue



Edited by omani_guy - 09 May 2010 at 7:20am

Beyond_the_Veil

IF-Sizzlerz

Joined: 12 February 2008

Posts: 11596

Posted: 09 May 2010 at 7:10am | IP Logged
THE ACCOUNT OF THE MEMBER WHO POSTED THIS MESSAGE HAS BEEN TEMPORARILY BANNED.

If you think this is an error please Contact us.

Vinzy

IF-Stunnerz

Vinzy

Joined: 03 December 2005

Posts: 26806

Posted: 09 May 2010 at 7:20am | IP Logged
Originally posted by omani_guy

TongueTongueTongueTongueTongueTongueTongueTongueTongueTongue

 
Lage rahoo!!LOL

omani_guy

Newbie

omani_guy

Joined: 09 May 2010

Posts: 3

Posted: 09 May 2010 at 7:23am | IP Logged
Originally posted by Believe

Originally posted by omani_guy

TongueTongueTongueTongueTongueTongueTongueTongueTongueTongue

 
Lage rahoo!!LOL
 
?? ???
???? ????
???? ??????? ??????

debayon

IF-Sizzlerz

debayon

Joined: 01 October 2008

Posts: 20191

Posted: 09 May 2010 at 7:30am | IP Logged
Why the heck are there 2 similar topics about this?

debayon

IF-Sizzlerz

debayon

Joined: 01 October 2008

Posts: 20191

Posted: 09 May 2010 at 7:34am | IP Logged
Okkkkkkkkk......there's nothing to debate here, it's just a proposal, so keep it up.

Post Reply New Post

Go to top

Related Topics

  Topics Topic Starter Replies Views Last Post
All izzz Well in India...Think. RUSmart 2 324 25 April 2010 at 4:48am
By _Angie_
You think women make more sacrifices then men

2 3

Khatarnak 20 2059 06 April 2010 at 6:39am
By _Angie_
Slumdog millionaire, shame or great?

2 3

Shambo 23 1453 07 October 2009 at 7:32am
By Shambo
Is Slumdog Millionaire worth of winning OSCAR?

2 3 4 5 6 7 ... 24 25

Pradarshak 197 9933 07 March 2009 at 10:07am
By realitybites
Is Slumdog a Indian Film?

2 3 4 5 6 7 ... 23 24

Gur.N.cool 185 8055 03 February 2009 at 3:22am
By x.Sara7.x

Forum Quick Jump

Forum Category

Active Forums

Limit search to this Forum only.

 

Disclaimer: All Logos and Pictures of various Channels, Shows, Artistes, Media Houses, Companies, Brands etc. belong to their respective owners, and are used to merely visually identify the Channels, Shows, Companies, Brands, etc. to the viewer. Incase of any issue please contact the webmaster.