Who is Dev Patel?
BAFTA awards winner, Dev Patel is a British actor, better known for his character Jamal Malik from the British play film, Slumdog Millionaire. He won several awards such as Academy Awards, Black Reel Awards, British Independent Film Awards, and Chicago Film Critics Association Awards for his Outstanding Performance. He’s also played with few TV drama series such as Skins, Mister Eleven, along with also The Newsroom.
Early Life and CareerDev Patel was born on 23rd April 1990, at Town of Harrow, London, UK. He’s the son of Indian parentsthey were born in Nairobi in an Indian neighborhood. His dad, Raj is a IT adviser whereas, his mum Anita is a maintenance worker. From college days, he participated in behaving and used to take part in college programs. His first acting role was Sir Andrew Aguecheek at the college ‘s production of Twelfth Night. In addition, he won Best Actor awards for his or her performance. Afterwards, he transferred into Whitmore High School and finished AS at PE, Biology, History, and Drama in 2007. In addition, he attended the Rayners Academy of Taekwondo and obtained a black buckle. After playing another part in small screen, he left his first onscreen introduction from British teenager drama, SkinCare, as Anwar Kharral, made by Bryan Elsley and Jamie Brittain, at 2007. The next year, he landed a lead character as Jamal Malik contrary to Freida Pinto in British play film, Slumdog Millionaire, led by Danny Boyle. The film accumulated $377.9 million globally. Additionally, it won eight out of ten Academy Awards, seven of the eleven BAFTA awards, four Golden Globe awards and Goya awards. In 2010, he also made his appearance in American activity fantasy adventure film, The Last Airbender, starring Noah Ringer, Nichola Paltz, Jackson Rathbone. The film was also among those box-office hit films that accumulated $319.7 million globally. His second successful film was a biographical film, Lion, led by Garth Davis. He’s also played with some TV drama series such as Mister Eleven and The Newsroom. Additionally, he voiced the character Zuko from the video game that the Last Air Bender at 2010.
Dev is Relationship co-star Tilda Cobham-Hervey in The Resort Mumbai. The couple was spotted together holding hands in LA in March. Before Tilda, his co-star, Freida Pinto from Slumdog Millionaire was his girlfriend. The couple began dating out of 2009 and at December 2014 they awakened.
my twitter got hacked! omg! oh well jai ho
— Dev Patel (@Dev_Patel) August 27, 2009