Bid for a Collector's Copy of Slumdog Millionaire on eBay

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Charity Auction of the celebrated book, Slumdog Millionaire' autographed by Freida Pinto and Dev Patel

eBay India ( & Plan India present all internet users with the unique opportunity of being the proud owner of a collector's copy of the famous Slumdog Millionaire novel, authored by Vikas Swarup. This exclusive copy is autographed by the film's star crossed lovers, Dev Patel & Freida Pinto. The Charity auction is live on eBay India starting from February 16 - Feb 28, 2009 & bidding starts at Rs. 270.

Ms. Lalita Sachdeva, Plan India said, "Plan India has been associated with the critically acclaimed movie Slumdog Millionnaire though Mr. Anil Kapoor who is an active supporter & patron of PlanIndia Foundation. He has donated his entire fee from the movie for one of Plan India's projects to prevent the trafficking of young girls for exploitation in the sex trade (one of the issues featured in the film). With the auction of the exclusive books on eBay India, we hope to raise funds to create awareness about the cause".

Ms. Deepa Thomas, Senior Manager - Pop Culture, eBay India, said, "eBay India is the destination for collectors to find unique products related to popular and award winning cinema. The Slumdog Millionaire books have been personally autographed by the lead actress and actor, Frieda Pinto and Dev Patel and going by the response that the movie has received across the world we are confident that the auction will do well. This is a unique opportunity for movie buffs to get a piece of their favorite stars & contribute to a good cause."

eBay India now brings all internet users the opportunity to own a collector's edition of the book authored by Vikas Swarup as Q&A and now reissued as Slumdog Millionaire. All proceeds from this auction will go to Plan India- a child-centered development organization that aims to promote Child Rights and improve the quality of life of vulnerable children. While the cast of the movie are all set to win some more awards at the coveted Oscars, fans can grab this international bestseller for their personal collection.

So, log onto to add a personally autographed book by the much celebrated Slumdog Millionaire stars to your book shelf.
About Plan: Plan India is a child-centered development organization that aims to promote Child Rights and improve the quality of life of vulnerable children. Plan India is a part of Plan, active in 68 countries. In India, Plan works in 13 states and has directly impacted lives of over a million children and their families since 1979 and empowered them to realize their potential.

Plan's child centered community development interventions focus on Child Protection and Child Participation, Children in Difficult Circumstances, Education, HIV / AIDS, Early Childhood Care and Development, Water and Environment Sanitation, Disaster Preparedness, Household Economic and Social Security and Community Governance. The basis of Plan's work lies in its commitment to the principle of equality and rights, developing the capacity of civil society to enable them to meet their needs and replicating successful models that have worked. To know more about Plan, visit their website at

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