Lion, a movie based on the true story based on the life of Saroo Brierley, has already become a awards show favorite for its heartening story and stellar cast. The film starring Dev Patel, Nicole Kidman, Rooney Mara and first time child actor Sunny Pawar, Lion tells the story of an Indian born Australian boy’s search for his mother and brother through Google Maps. An endearing story which has grabbed the world’s attention for its heartfelt story, the movie has already gained much awards attention including six Oscar nominations with a nomination to Dev Patel in a Supporting Role.


As the cast of the film continues to be featured in a number of screening to red carpets, fans and media alike have been bowled over by the adorable relationship between Sunny Pawar and Dev Patel. The young 8 year old star has become one of the biggest takeaways form the movie for his acting and for the brotherly bond between Dev Patel and Sunny Pawar. A notable moment is certainly the 2017 Golden Globes where the two featured on the carpet together and even went on the stage to present their film, much to the delight of the fans.

The movie premiered in India with a screening in Mumbai that saw star such as Kabir Khan, Radhika Apte, Ayan Mukherjee, Arshad Warsi, Anupama Chopra, Mini Mathur, Shruti Seth and many more. Director of the film, Garth Davis was also present alongside cast members Sunny Pawar, Priyanka Bose, Tannishtha Chatterjee, Deepti Naval alongside the real Saroo Brierley as well.


With the film up for 6 Oscar nominations, it is certain that the two are going to back on the OSCARS red Carpet and people can’t wait to see the two of them again! Don’t miss the OSCARS live at 5:30am with a repeat at 8:30pm on Star Movies, Star Movies HD and Star Movies Select HD