NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian presented the AACTA Award for Best Lead Actor to Sunny Pawar for his performance in Lion.
There is a disarming idealism at the heart of this inspirational tale told without frills of fancy. The flights of daring that the protagonist Naina Mathur (Rani Mukerji) undertakes never seem irrelevant. On many occasions the plot veers towards a sweeping sentimentality that, given other circumstances, would be considered manipulative. Not here.
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