04/30/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

"Slumdog" Kid Rubina Paid More For TV Ad Than The Film

One of the child stars of Slumdog Millionaire has earned more from a three-day shoot for a commercial than from the whole of the Oscar-winning movie, it has been claimed.

Rubina Ali, nine, who plays actress Freida Pinto's character in the film as a little girl, shot the ad for soft drinks alongside Nicole Kidman in India.

The commercial was directed by legendary Hollywood helmer Ridley Scott.

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