In 1986, Saroo was a five-year-old baby in India of a poor however comfortable rural household. On a visit along with his brother, Saroo quickly finds himself alone and trapped in a transferring decommissioned passenger prepare that takes him to Calcutta, 1500 miles away from house. Now completely misplaced in an alien city surroundings and too younger to establish both himself or his house to the authorities, Saroo struggles to outlive as a avenue baby till he’s despatched to an orphanage. Quickly, Saroo is chosen to be adopted by the Brierley household in Tasmania, the place he grows up in a loving, affluent house. Nevertheless, for all his materials success, Saroo finds himself tormented by his reminiscences of his misplaced household in his maturity and tries to seek for them at the same time as his guilt drives him to cover this quest from his adoptive mother and father and his girlfriend. Solely when he has an epiphany does he understand not solely the solutions he wants, but additionally the steadfast love that he has all the time had with all his family members in each worlds.