06 Mar '11, 11am

Mumbai slum fire destroys home of Slumdog actor - #oscars via @CalvinTimo

MUMBAI - A fire in a Mumbai slum destroyed the one-room shack of "Slumdog Millionaire" child actress Rubina Ali, leaving her family homeless, Ali said. The fire also swept through hundreds of tenements late on Friday near railway tracks where Ali continued to live even after gaining global recognition. Nobody was hurt in the fire. Ali, who shot to international fame for her role in Danny Boyle's Oscar winning 2008 film "Slumdog Millionaire," said she lost most of her belongings including precious photographs taken during her trip to Los Angeles for the Oscar ceremony. "We only have a few clothes left, we tried hard to salvage whatever we could before the fire spread. My pictures at the Oscars, all my memories, are all gone," Ali said as the rest of the family huddled under one blanket. Wisps of smoke rose from the slum as Ali and her family rummaged through the ashes, tryi...

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