' Or, ' It was all going well, what the hell happened? That's never going to change." Freida Pinto is busy promoting her latest project, indie movie , which tells the true story of dancer Afshin Ghaffarian, who started an underground dance troupe in Tehran, despite a strict religious ban during the 2009 Iranian election.' Or, ' No, this just can't be' - the denial of it. His portrayal of Neal Sampat on the HBO television series The Newsroom (2012–2014) earned him a NAACP Image Award nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series.In 2015, Patel starred as the mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujan in the biopic The Man Who Knew Infinity, and the following year he played Saroo Brierley in the drama Lion (2016).He thanked the “amazing team” who "had the insane task of trying to get this Indian dude, this noodle with wonky teeth and a lazy eye and floppy hair, work in this really hard industry”.Patel was born in London to Kenyan-born Hindu Indian parents. Speaking to The Telegraph, he explained: “I was hyper as a kid so my parents thought it might be good for me to try out for the school play.”The school play was Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night, and Patel won a Best Actor award for his role as Sir Andrew Aguecheek.Dev Patel (born 23 April 1990) is an English actor.Born and raised in London to Indian parents, Patel made his screen debut as Anwar Kharral in the first two seasons of the British teen drama television series Skins (2007–2008), landing the role with no prior professional acting experience.
His drama teacher Niamh Wright has stated, "Dev was a gifted student who quickly impressed me with his innate ability to communicate a wide variety of characters imaginatively and creatively.
He was also pictured joking with his co-star Sunny Pawar, 8, who plays the younger version of his character Saroo Brierley.
Dev 26, was nominated for Best Supporting Actor for Lion, but lost to Moonlight’s Mahershala Ali.
The couple decided to end their six-year romance in December 2014, although their break-up wasn’t confirmed until February, during an interview Dev gave to the . "She's just a really generous, patient human being who has been one of the most impactful people on my life. "Their own surprises, their own disappointments, and they're all part and parcel of life.
A lot of my motivation has come from her, from being with her and knowing her." CLICK ON PHOTOS TO ENLARGE Freida Pinto and Dev Patel split up in December 2014 but remain very close Out of respect for Freida and their romance, he declined to comment any further on their break-up. "There is no way one person can sit down and go, ' But why did this happen to me?