PG-13 | | Biography, Drama
A five-year-old Indian boy gets lost on the streets of Calcutta, thousands of kilometers from home. He survives many challenges before being adopted by a couple in Australia. 25 years later, he sets out to find his lost family.
Sunny Pawar struggle in the beginning of the movie, is very similar to that of Dev Patel in slum dog millionaire they both share a similar story line.
What paper trail?
Saroo Brierley: My mum could not read or write.
Dinner Guests: What did she do?
Saroo Brierley: A labourer... she carried rocks.
Saroo's train is shown passing a thumbs-up shaped hill in the distance. This hill is located near Ankai in Maharashtra. A train from Khandwa to Calcutta would not pass Ankai as it is in the opposite direction, towards Mumbai.
There is no opening title card, only opening credits; the title card doesn't appear until the end.
English, Hindi, Bengali
$123,360 (USA) (25 November 2016)
$51,694,854 (USA) (28 April 2017)
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