Saroo Brierley

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Birthday
22, 1981
Birthplace
Khandwa, India
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
22, 1981 (age 38)
Birthplace
Khandwa, India

About

Indian businessman who rose to fame after his life story was adapted into Garth Davis' 2016 biographical drama Lion. In 2013, he published a book entitled A Long Way Home which would ultimately serve as the basis for Lion's screenplay. 

Before Fame

He was separated from his birth family at the age of 5 and was adopted by an Australian family. 

Trivia

In 2012 he travelled to India and was reunited with his biological family whom he had been separated from for 25 years. 

Family Life

His birth mom is Fatima Munshi and his adoptive parents are Sue and John Brierley. 

Associated With

He was portrayed by actor Dev Patel in the film Lion which would go on to receive six Academy Award nominations.