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Dev Patel


About Dev Patel

Dev Patel is an Indian actor who rose to fame playing the role of Jamal in the Oscar winning film Slumdog Millionaire.

Personal Biography

Relationship with Frieda Pinto

Actress Frieda Pinto is his co-star in the movie Slumdog Millionaire. The two are spotted moving close. For more information on their relationship, read Freida Pinto & Dev Patel.

In April 2012, Dev Patel said that he is too young to get married. He said that he is still adjusting to long distance relationship with Freida Pinto.


Professional Biography

Dev Patel gained worldwide fame with his role of Jamal in the Oscar winning film Slumdog Millionaire. Having experience in martial arts, Dev Patel revealed that he would like to play a challenging role of action genre. He said that he would like to become Bourne Ultimatum-y kind of actor.

Dev Patel prefers to be part of an ensemble cast in a smaller production rather than playing the lead character in a big budget movie. He said that he didn't enjoy acting in Night Shyamalan's 'The Last Airbender'.

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Dev Patel in News

Aishwarya Rai wows onlookers in traditional Indian dress at Bulgari launch party
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, who had opted for a Western style dress at Cannes, chose traditional Indian outfit to attend the opening party of the Bulgari hotel in London on Thursday.

Freida Pinto overwhelmed by fame
Freida Pinto has admitted that fame was "almost too much" for her after filming 2008 smash hit movie 'Slumdog Millionaire', and she felt her co-star and boyfriend Dev Patel was the only person who "truly understood" what she was going through.

I had to seize the moment and strike while iron was hot, says Freida Pinto
Freida Pinto, who is determined to show the world she's no one-hit wonder, has admitted that instant stardom has taken some getting used to.

Dev Patel's the most energetic actor I've ever met, says Dame Judi Dench
Veteran actress Dame Judi Dench is all praise for her 'The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel' co-star Dev Patel, insisting that he's the most energetic actor she has ever met.

Freida Pinto wants role as Dev Patel's enemy
Freida Pinto has no qualms in shooting another film with her real-life boyfriend Dev Patel, but her only condition is that they should play onscreen enemies.

Freida Pinto admits Leonardo DiCaprio was star of her dreams
Freida Pinto has revealed that she had a huge crush on Leonardo DiCaprio as a teenager.

Freida Pinto feels being an actress 'not half as difficult' as motherhood
Freida Pinto may be dabbling in international cinema and enjoying the life of an actress, but she says that somewhere down the line, she would like to get married and be a mother.

Freida Pinto keeps telling Dev Patel to 'stop being an old man'
Freida Pinto says that her real life boyfriend Dev Patel is so 'philosophical and mature' that she has to remind him to act like the 21-year-old he is.

Freida Pinto interested in doing comedy flick with Dev Patel
Freida Pinto says that while it may be difficult to recreate the 'Slumdog Millionaire' magic with co-star and real life boyfriend Dev Patel, a comedy with him is something she'd want to try out.

Dev Patel needed energy drinks to keep active on set
Dev Patel has admitted that he was so concerned about his energy levels dipping while on the set of 'Best Exotic Marigold Hotel' that he had to consume "12 energy drinks a day".

Freida Pinto loves Dev Patel's 'comic timing'
Freida Pinto has revealed boyfriend Dev Patel's funny side and she says that the 'terrific actor' is also good at making people laugh.

Freida Pinto says Dev Patel 'is always the person I go to first'
Freida Pinto, who has been dating her 'Slumdog Millionaire' co-star Dev Patel for three years, says that he knows exactly how to lift her moods when she is down.

I have a lot of down moments, says Freida Pinto
Freida Pinto has admitted that she has lots of "down moments" but she has learned to channel her dark emotions to be of use in her acting.

Dev Patel says he's too young to marry Freida Pinto
Dev Patel has said that he is too young to settle down and has no plans to marry his 'Slumdog Millionaire' co-star Freida Pinto.

Britain Ready to Give the Warmest of Welcomes with Just 100 Days to go Until London 2012
With the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games just 100 days away, the national tourism agency, VisitBritain says businesses and communities across the country are warming up their welcome for the arrival of the greatest show on earth. During July and August the UK would normally expect to receive around 6 million overseas visitors, about half of these would be visiting London on holiday

Freida Pinto finds love scenes most 'embarrassing'
Freida Pinto has confessed that while university studies in psychology might help her get into character of her film roles, unfortunately nothing prepares her for "embarrassing" love scenes.

Frieda Pinto hired 'butt double' for steamy sex scene in 'Immortals'
Freida Pinto hired a "butt double" for her steamy sex scene with Henry Cavill in her upcoming flick 'Immortals'.

Dev Patel and Freida Pinto move into new $1.5m rental home in LA
Dev Patel and Freida Pinto have moved in together in a posh 1.5 million dollars rental home in Santa Monica.

Dev Patel, beau Freida Pinto act cold with each other on theatre date
Dev Patel and Freida Pinto were pictured looking distant and cold towards each other after having attended West End show 'Crazy For You'.

Freida Pinto finds beau Patel's constant flirting with women bemusing
Freida Pinto has revealed that she was clueless whether her boyfriend and 'Slumdog Millionaire' co-star Dev Patel had feelings for her as they worked on the Oscar-nominated movie, as he constantly flirted with other women on the sets.

Only two of us can best understand each other, says Freida Pinto of beau Dev Patel
Fredia Pinto, who has been dating actor Dev Patel since meeting on the set of 'Slumdog Millionaire', feels that they are the only people who can best understand each other.

I love dressing head to toe in Alexander McQueen, says Freida Pinto
'Slumdog Millionaire' actress Freida Pinto has revealed that she collects Alexander McQueen creations as she is a huge fan of the fashion house.

Pinto helped Patel to perfect his Indian accent in 'Slumdog Millionaire'
Dev Patel reportedly relied on his would-be girlfriend Freida Pinto to perfect his Indian accent while shooting for 'Slumdog Millionaire'.

Freida Pinto 'worries about her looks when on Skype with beau Dev Patel'
'Slumdog Millionaire' star Freida Pinto has revealed that she sometime has a complex about her looks.

Giggs' ex Imogen Thomas 'gets fuchsialicious to meet film producer'
Ryan Giggs' former secret lover Imogen Thomas was spotted on her way to a meeting with a film producer wearing a very bright fuchsia tight-fitting dress.

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