3 Globes for Slumdog: Director, music, screenplay

The prestigious Golden Globe Awards ceremony to honour the best in the world cinema has begun in Los Angeles.

India-based story of an underdog, the Danny Boyle-directed Slumdog Millionaire in on a winning spree, first bagging the award for the Best Director (Danny Boyle), Best Screenplay category (Simon Beaufoy), and the Best Original Score (A R Rahman).

"Your mad, pulsating affection for our film is much appreciated," said director Danny Boyle.

The story of a slum kid who participates in popular reality game show Kaun Banega Crorepati (Who Wants to be a Millionaire) and ends up winning Rs 2 crore, the protagonist Dev Patel won the most promising newcomer award at the British Independent Film Awards recently as well as the Best Young Actor Award at the Critics' Choice Awards.

Shot in Mumbai, the film has also been nominated in the Best Director Category (Danny Boyle) and Best Original Score category (A R Rahman)