- Awesome Music: The Bollywoodesque "Never Give Up" by Sia, which plays in the credits and perfectly captures the Determinator aspects of Saroo and of the entire movie.
- The Woobie: Saroo, full stop. His early life was initially good, but became more and more heartbreaking when he got on that train.
- Also his mother. She has a hard life taking care of her four children and loses two of her sons in one night. Saroo gets lost and Guddu is hit by a train.
- Saroo's adoptive brother Mantosh also qualifies. Whether his behavior is due to past trauma, mental illness or a combination of the two, by all appearances he's a person who is deeply uncomfortable in his own skin.
YMMV / Lion