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(For Chheda, it was Miley Cyrus who made the biggest impression: "I was a crazy Miley fan," he laughs.) But controversy accompanied the film's triumph as the two poorest children, Azharuddin Ismail and Rubina Ali, returned home amid reports of abuse, bulldozed shanties and infighting among opportunistic family members.
(One tabloid said Ali's father tried to "sell" her for $400,000; he denied it.) "We were aware we would have to make provisions for the children," says Boyle, who admits the backlash caught him off guard.
"Friends are setting her up." PHOTOS: Costar couples During happier times, the two considered themselves "soul mates" — in Patel's case, even before they were dating.
"We're soul mates because we're both in this surreal situation. I haven't got a girlfriend but Freida, my costar, is gorgeous," the mag, Pinto agreed: "I guess he was right in a way; we are soul mates." The couple were so in love, in fact, that last year, they told Us Weekly they don't celebrate Valentine's Day because "every day should be a celebration of love." PHOTOS: Better after break up!
Boyle designated Ismail and Ali, both now 15, as beneficiaries of a trust with an emphasis on completing school.