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.
The classic song "Come Closer" from Kasam Paida Karne Wale Ki, is featured in the film. The song appears when Noor is feeding Saroo at the dinner table. The song was originally sampled from the song "Body Talk" by Imagination.
Saroo is seen using a Samsung smart phone to calculate one of the distances. When the scene was set, Samsung hadn't released any smart phones.
There is no opening title card, only opening credits; the title card doesn't appear until the end.
English, Hindi, Bengali
$2,073,433 (USA) (6 January 2017)
$51,694,854 (USA) (28 April 2017)
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