Dev Patel, Luke Davies, Saroo Brierley


Dev Patel, Luke Davies, Saroo Brierley

Talk: Lion

Actor Dev Patel, screenwriter Luke Davies, and the real-life Saroo Brierley came to Google to discuss their film "Lion", a heart-felt true story of Saroo’s journey to find his family, utilizing the technology Google Earth as his guide.

Dev Patel

Dev Patel (born 23 April 1990) is an English actor. His breakthrough came in 2008 with the leading role of Jamal Malik in Danny Boyle's drama Slumdog Millionaire. He played Saroo Brierley in the drama Lion (2016) for which he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor.

Luke Davies

Luke Davies is an Australian writer of poetry, novels and screenplays.

Saroo Brierley

Saroo Brierley (born 1981) is an Indian-born Australian businessman who, at age 5, was separated from his biological mother. He was adopted by an Australian couple, and 25 years later reunited with his biological mother. His story generated significant international media attention, especially in Australia and India.