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A 2016 film based on Saroo Brierley's book "A Long Way Home", starring Dev Patel, Rooney Mara, and Nawazuddin Siddiqui. Not to be used for generic questions about lions in other films.

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Where is Sheru's water tank located in real life?

In the film Lion, The water tank remembered by Saroo in Khandwa appears in Google Maps to be situated across the road from a bus stand, and just southwest of Khandwa platform 2: However, in the movie,...
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Purpose of Indian man concerning little boy in Lion [duplicate]

I wonder what was the intent of the suspicious man from 2016 movie Lion who met little Sheru at the lady's apartment, fluently estimated his physical qualities and wanted to take the boy with him.
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What was Ram planning to do with Saroo in Lion?

In the movie Lion, what was the duo of Noor and Ram planning to do with Saroo? Or is it left ambiguous? (in this case what are the most likely candidates?)
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How did Saroo find the location of his village?

At around 1:30 into the movie Lion, Saroo tears his schedules from the wall, then starts clicking Google Earth more or less at random. He then moves out of his original search radius - the Google ...
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Is the boy Saroo's parents adopt the austistic boy in Calcutta?

In the movie Lion, we are introduced to an autistic boy in Calcutta, specifically in the orphanage that Saroo was placed in. This boy was kicked out of class and during the night, punished (we don't ...
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Why is this closing credits scene more colorful than the movie?

In Lion (2016), the closing credits scene looks like this: And the movie scene look this: Why is the closing credits scene more colorful than the movie?
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Why was Dev Patel nominated for Supporting Actor rather than Best Actor?

Why was Dev Patel from Lion nominated up for Supporting Actor rather than Best Actor at the 89th Academy Awards? Why is he not eligible for Best Actor, but only Supporting Actor? I'm not asking ...