Saroo had two older brothers, Guddu and Kullu, and a little sister, Shekila, who he looked after while his brothers were out searching for coins and ways to earn money.
movie, we learned that his father, Munshi, had abandoned the family when Saroo was three.
"He went off and married another woman, and left myself and my family to ourselves and my mother to raise us all up." One evening when Saroo was 5 years old, he and his brother Guddu headed to the local railway station to search for loose change in the train compartments and on the floorboards.Freida explained: “The only two people who can understand what happened on Slumdog are the two of us.Even our families, who appreciate and support us, are still on the outside and that is why we hold it so very dear to our hearts.Small things bring so much joy to us, like when we... Growing up, religion and race were never issues for me.Read Full Story Dev Patel used to get bullied at school for his big ears, but luckily, he knows how to laugh at himself. I'd regularly attend Hindu temple, but the faith was never forced on me."At school I was bullied by the older kids, but I never experienced any racism. Read Full Story Dev Patel and his girlfriend Frieda Pinto have been dating since meeting on the set of Slumdog Millionaire in 2008, but there are no plans to get hitched just yet -- contrary to the buzz about their relationship.