Guest: Dev Patel
The new film Lion is based on the heart-wrenching true story of a young Indian boy, Saroo Brierley, who was separated from his family in the streets of Calcutta and ends up a thousand miles from his home. Brierley was eventually adopted by an Australian family and years later he returned to India to try to find his family. British actor DEV PATEL plays Saroo in the new movie. Patel made his feature film debut starring in Slumdog Millionaire and since then has appeared in a number of films including The Man Who Knew Infinity, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, and Chappie, as well as the television series “Skins” and “The Newsroom.” He comes in to the studio this hour to talk to Marty about his acting career and his new film.