' Or, 'It was all going well, what the hell happened?' Or, 'No, this just can't be,' the denial of it." Freida and Dev in 'Slumdog Millionaire.' (Photo Credit: Warner Bros.) Dev previously told 'The Guardian' that the two are still "incredibly close," adding, "She’s just a really generous, patient human being who has been one of the most impactful people on my life. We're 100% positive that these two are meant to be!#slumdogmillionaire #lionmovie #themanwhoknewinfinity #igotbakedinbombay #mumbai #eeeeeats #instagood #instadaily #mumbaigram #foodtalkindia #cookies #hollywood #bollywood #artisan #icecream #dessert #cookieshop #kalaghoda #ohdough A post shared by Oh Dough (@ohdoughmumbai) on Although the news of the 26-year-old potentially having a new woman in his life might make you sad, remember we’ve still got the adorable relationship between Dev and (the cutest actor in the world) his eight-year-old Lion co-star Sunny Pawar.
Patel beat out experienced actors to win the role of Anwar, but admitted “on the first day of shooting [he] didn't really know what to do”.
His work on Skins caught the eye of Danny Boyle’s then 17-year-old daughter Caitin, who recommended him to her father for his film Slumdog Millionaire.
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?
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.
Some years later he auditioned for E4’s teen drama Skins after his mother spotted an advert in a newspaper.
So when Frieda Pinto and Dev Patel split in 2014, we totally felt their pain. But I ended up being single when I started thinking about these other things.” It’s heartbreaking, but very, very true, that sometimes people just grow out of relationships. Being in a relationship can be amazing and give you so much emotionally, but having the time to get to know yourself and do what’s best for you and only you is also just as important.
Fans finally have some answers, though, about what went down, since Frieda Pinto opened up about the breakup with her (the magazine, not the pop star), Pinto said the breakup was actually just about self-care and not because she didn’t love Patel. Pinto said that she had everything she could ever ask for — a career, love, some money. She added: “You can be with someone and it can be really good for your growth. It’s often for the btter, even though it’s hard to move on. Just in case you’re worried, she and Patel are still buddies after dating for seven years.
The breakup was the result of what can only be called a “quarter life crisis.” She said, “For me it started at the age of 28, 29. Maybe it’s something about moving into womanhood from being a girl. “You can’t share such a monumental shift in life, then not be friends. Whew, thank goodness, because that would sort of break out hearts even more than the OG breakup did.