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Princeton South Asian Theatrics will present 'Junior Slums-Dog Millionaire' April 16-18 in the Forbes Black Box Theater. Read more.


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Toral Ramaiya:
It was inspired by the

Toral Ramaiya:
Oscar-winning Slumdog Millionaire which everyone here

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loves and basically it's not a parody of Slumdog Millionaire,

Toral Ramaiya:
but it plays among similar themes,

Toral Ramaiya:
I guess.

Chris Rucinski:
Welcome to BBC World News.

Chris Rucinski:
Tonight, we're in a private exclusive dining room at one of

Chris Rucinski:
North America's most esteemed and higher educational institutions.

Chris Rucinski:
We are joined here by Congressman Billy Jindal,

Chris Rucinski:
the Republican candidate for governor in New Jersey's

Chris Rucinski:
upcoming 2009 gubernatorial election.

Sauhard Sahi:
Well, I have brown skin because

Sauhard Sahi:
Jesus gave me brown skin.

Sauhard Sahi:
But inside I'm as true an American as anybody else out there.

Sauhard Sahi:
I was born down south in Louisiana.

Sauhard Sahi:
I could see the Gulf of Mexico

Sauhard Sahi:
from my house.

Sauhard Sahi:
But then I moved here because there was better opportunities.

Sauhard Sahi:
I hope you share the American dream that if you work very hard

Sauhard Sahi:
in life, you can rise above your humble origins.

Kunal Nayyar:
So PSAT is the nation's first

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and oldest South Asian theater group and it's a pretty cool

Kunal Nayyar:
concept because it's the first group of its type where we,

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South Asians in America, kids of South Asian immigrants,

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have a chance to bond over our shared experiences and basically

Kunal Nayyar:
make fun of our parents and it's a great time,

Kunal Nayyar:
I love it.

Toral Ramaiya:
Get married young for

Toral Ramaiya:
prosperous life, that's what I always say!

Kunal Nayyar:
Ha... I would.

Kunal Nayyar:
You know, we got married when we were 16 only --and even

Kunal Nayyar:
though I was halfway to Putna at 6:30 a.m.

Kunal Nayyar:
on our wedding day, I'm still here now!

Kunal Nayyar:
I have the scars to prove it!

Toral Ramaiya:
Oh stop it, ya,

Toral Ramaiya:
not in front of the kids!

Toral Ramaiya:
But we have the hot hot lassi, oh?

Kunal Nayyar: It's not line!

Toral Ramaiya:
I joined PSAT because I love

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theater and this is one of the ways which I can do theater in a

Toral Ramaiya:
very chill atmosphere and I didn't want too much pressure and

Toral Ramaiya:
this the perfect way to do it without pressure.

Javaria:
Tell her that her hair is like a crow,

Javaria:
casting its wings upward, and then...

Javaria:
flying into a scarecrow...

Javaria:
and then getting lost..."

Vikram:
My name is Jamal.

Vikram:
I am new here.

Vikram:
I am foreign.

Sanchali:
Umm...Okay, I'm Tanvi.

Sanchali:
So, how are you liking Princeton so far?

Vikram:
Oh it's good.

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