Sunny Pawar in Lion: ‘He was just a normal boy; now a Hollywood star lives in our area’

It’s 11am and the Pawar family are dressed to impress. The women have put on sparkling saris and the men are in clean, ironed shirts. The man of the moment, eight-year-old Sunny, the child star of the Oscar-nominated film Lion, is inside the house, getting his face aggressively powdered by an aunt, while an uncle sprays him with perfume and adjusts his oversized jacket. I’ve come at a bad time, clearly, but the family are polite enough to invite me to stay as they prepare for a photo op with a local politician.

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