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The millionaire streak

Updated on: 20 October,2009 09:45 AM IST  | 
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Danny Boyle, the Oscar winning film Slumdog Millionaire's director recently declared that he has no time for Bollywood.

The millionaire streak


Danny Boyle, the Oscar winning film Slumdog Millionaire's director recently declared that he has no time for Bollywood. The film, Bombay Velvet, he was working on in association with Anurag Kashyap, has been postponed to 2011 because they are both too busy. CS gives you some dope on the filmmaker:



>>u00a0Boyle is one of the seven directors to win the Golden Globe, Director's Guild, BAFTA, and Oscar for the same movieu00a0- Slumdog Millionaire.

>>u00a0The British filmmaker had a very strict Catholic family. He was an altar boy for around eight years. His mother's fondest wish was that he became a priest.

>>u00a0Upon leaving school, he began his career at the Joint Stock Theatre Company, before moving on to Royal Court Theatre in 1982.

>>u00a0In 1980, Boyle started working in television as a producer for BBC Northern Ireland where he produced Alan Clarke's controversial film Elephant.

>>u00a0He made his feature film directorial debut with Shallow Grave in 1995, the most commercially successful British film of that year.

>>u00a0Boyle is the director of Leonardo DiCaprio starrer The Beach.

>>u00a0"To be a filmmaker, you have to lead. You have to be psychotic in your desire to do something. People like the easy route. You have to push hard to get something unusual, something different," said Boyle after his Academy Award for Slumdog Millionaire.




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