: Slumdog millionaire reading journal Vikas Swarup wrote the novel Slum dog Millionaire. The tale is cleverly interwoven to spurn a tale of a young man named Ram Mohammad, a boy from rural India. The story starts when Ram Mohammad finds himself locked up on accusation that he had cheated in the quiz show titled ??˜Who Will Win a Billion’. Ram is from a humble background in India and works as a waiter in a restaurant. Right from the onset, the reader encounters Ram as a little boy who has to deal with the trauma of living without a mother after watching her brutal murder right before his eyes.