05 Mar '11, 10am

Slumdog Millionaire child star Rubina Ali said her home had burned down in a fire that raged through a slum in Mumbai

Slumdog Millionaire child star Rubina Ali said her home had burned down in a fire that raged through a slum in Mumbai

Indian child actress Rubina Ali who played the young Latika in the Oscar-winning film Slumdog Millionaire stands in front of her gutted makeshift shack at the Gharib Nagar slum in Mumbai. -- PHOTO: AFP MUMBAI - SLUMDOG Millionaire child star Rubina Ali said on Saturday that her home had burned down in a fire that raged through a crowded slum in the Indian city of Mumbai. Most of the awards that she received for her role as a poverty-stricken child in the Oscar-winning film were destroyed in the blaze that erupted in the Garib Nagar slum late on Friday, the 12-year-old said. She said that she and other members of her family were watching television when they heard shouts of a fire and ran out of their tin-roofed shanty. 'We just grabbed what we could and dashed out. The fire spread so fast we couldn't get back in,' said Rafiq Ali, Rubina's father. Rubina said she had lost a...

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