Rubiana Ali Recent News

‘Slumdog Millionaire’ Producers Donate $742,000 to Mumbai

Celebuzz | April 16, 2009 - 8:05 am

The children of Mumbai are about to get a major helping hand, thanks to the producers of this year’s Oscars sensation, Slumdog Millionaire.
People magazine reports that the people behind the movie, which was filmed in the poverty-stricken Indian city, are donating $742,000 to provide healthcare and education for Mumbai’s youth. The money will… More »

Rubiana Ali Goes Big-Time

Celebuzz | March 28, 2009 - 2:00 pm

For an eight-year-old—or anybody, really—Rubiana Ali is keeping some pretty serious company these days.
Ali—who played young Latika in the Oscar-scoring movie Slumdog Millionaire, spent three days last week shooting a commercial for a carbonated water and ginger ale company at the Lake Palace in Udaipur, India.
Rubiana’s co-star in the ad? An… More »

Rubiana Ali: ‘Slumdog’ Star is the Champ of India

Betsy Waldman | February 26, 2009 - 5:00 pm

We’re still in love with Slumdog Millionaire sweetheart Rubiana Ali, who stole our hearts at the Oscars afterparties.
And we’re not the only ones. Ali’s return home to India following the miraculous Academy Awards triumph brought scenes of major jubilation. India’s national newspaper reported “a reception befitting megastars and demigods” as crowds swarmed the… More »

Rubiana Ali: Oscars’ New Star, the Queen of Cute

Celebuzz | February 23, 2009 - 8:00 pm

If there was one true break-out star from last night’s Oscar festivities, it might well be supremely adorable Rubiana Ali.
This was her night!
After flying with her family from India for the Academy Awards, the nine-year-old star of the wildly successful Slumdog Millionaire stole the hearts of everyone she came across. And… More »