The mother is a young woman in Calcutta who houses and feeds Saroo for a night. Despite her kindness, she’s also physically violent towards Saroo and her son, the little boy: she throws a rock at Saroo when he won’t return to her from the river where she did laundry.
The Mother Character Timeline in A Long Way Home
The timeline below shows where the character The Mother appears in A Long Way Home. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.