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Saroo Brierley

Saroo Brierley (born 1981) is an Indian-born Australian businessman who was separated from his birth mother and found her after a separation of 25 years. His story generated significant international media attention, especially in Australia and in India. Brierley has written a book about his experiences, A Long Way Home. A film, Lion, is scheduled... See full bio »

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Lion Writer
60 Minutes Himself - Author, A Long Way Home (segment "Lost")
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 2016 Lion (adapted from the book "A Long Way Home" by)
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 2016 Lion (deepest thanks)
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 2017 Weekend Today (TV Series)
- Episode dated 31 December 2017 (2017) ... Himself
- Episode dated 26 February 2017 (2017) ... Himself
 2017 Lion: The Journey Home (TV Movie documentary)
 2017 A Lion's Journey - From Life to Screen (Video documentary short)
 2017 Saroo's Story (Video documentary short)
 2017 E! Live from the Red Carpet (TV Series)
- The 2017 Academy Awards (2017) ... Himself
 2017 Morning Joe (TV Series)
- Episode #11.29 (2017) ... Himself
 2016 60 Minutes (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Author, A Long Way Home (segment "Lost")
- Benjamin Netanyahu/The New Colombia/Lost (2016) ... Himself - Author, A Long Way Home (segment "Lost")
 2016 Lion
Himself (uncredited)
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 2017 60 Minutes (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Author, A Long Way Home (segment "Lost")
- Attack in Garland/The Coming Swarm/Lost (2017) ... Himself - Author, A Long Way Home (segment "Lost")
 2017 Dev Patel is Saroo Brierley (Video documentary short)

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His pseudonym is a mispronunciation of his given birth name, Sheru, a diminutive of the Hindi word for "lion". When this is revealed just before the closing credits of the biographical movie Lion (2016), it marks the first appearance of the title in the movie, despite it having opening credits.

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