Dev Patel-Nicole Kidman starrer LION is based on the hard-hitting, real-life story of Saroo Brierley. Ever since its release, the movie has won countless hearts, nominations and awards. It is only a matter of time before it releases in India.
Johar and his family of seven members—including his paternal uncle—live in a make-shift tin shanty. He is the oldest among his siblings. His father and uncle are both carpenters and his mother is a housewife.
Salman Sheikh is a young boy in class 7, having a problem of a small foot. This made him extremely self-conscious and non-participatory in play activities, despite being quite interested and intelligent in his studies. He also faced a lot of peer pressure wherein, he used to be bullied for his small foot problem.