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Five of the young, talented stars from the Academy Award® Winning Best Picture Slumdog Millionaire visited Universal Studios Hollywood, The Entertainment Capital of L.A., on Saturday, February 21, 2009.


Tanay Hemant Chheda (middle Jamal), Madhur Mittal (older Salim), Ashutosh Lobo Gajiwala (middle Salim), Ayush Mahesh Khedekar (Young Jamal), and Tanvi Ganesh Lonkar (middle Latika) spent the day at Universal Studios Hollywood celebrating the incredible 10 Oscar® nominations for Slumdog Millionaire.  The young stars were all smiles after they hopped on the hilarious The Simpsons Ride and snapped photos with Woody Woodpecker during their stay.

Check out the photos and photo captions at the following link! 

The young stars also took some time to say hello and share their excitement in front of the Universal Studios Hollywood globe.  To watch the video, please check out

Universal Studios Hollywood, The Entertainment Capital of L.A., includes a full-day, movie-based theme park and Studio Tour; the CityWalk entertainment, shopping and dining complex; the Universal CityWalk Cinemas; and the Gibson Amphitheatre concert and special event venue.  The theme park features such groundbreaking attractions as “The Simpsons Ride, ” “Revenge of the Mummy™ – The Ride, ” “Shrek 4-D™, ” “Jurassic Park® – The Ride, ” and the world-renowned Studio Tour, which takes guests behind-the-scenes of such landmark TV and movie locations and sets as Steven Spielberg’s “War of the Worlds.”

Universal CityWalk features 65 entertainment-themed restaurants, nightclubs, shops and dynamic entertainment options.  Universal CityWalk Cinemas, offering the best movie-going experience in Los Angeles, features 19 screens including one of Southern California’s largest IMAX® venues and newly renovated stadium-style seating.

Universal Studios Hollywood ( is a unit of Universal Parks & Resorts, a division of Universal Studios, a part of NBC Universal.  NBC Universal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience.  Formed in May of 2004 through the combining of NBC and Vivendi Universal Entertainment, NBC Universal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks.  NBC Universal is 80% owned by General Electric, with 20% controlled by Vivendi.

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