Dev Patel, the British actor who became a star for his role in Slumdog Millionaire has done it again. The 26-year-old has been nominated for an Oscar for Best Supporting Actor.
This time, Patel gives a remarkable performance in the drama, Lion; but it’s not like the actor hasn’t been busy.
Dev Patel was born April 23, 1990 and grew up in West London. The second child of Gujarati Hindus parents made his acting debut on the British teen drama television series Skins, that was 10-years ago.
In 2008 he arrive in the big leagues as Jamal Malik in Danny Boyle’s drama Slumdog Millionaire. For his work the then 19-year-old was nominated for the SAG Award for Best Supporting Actor and the BAFTA Award for Best Actor.
He kept on the good work with projects such as The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel , The Last Airbender and Chappie. Patel also starred as the as the mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujan in the biopic, The Man Who Knew Infinity.
For Lion, he already snagged the BAFTA Award for Best Supporting Actor and aside from the Oscar, he’s also been nominated for the Golden Globe, Critics’ Choice Award, SAG Award.
With his kind of fame, the life of young Hollywood actor can only miss, the companion of a lady. And though Patel isn’t exactly a ladies man, he has certainly taken advantage of being young, rich and famous. Check out his most notorious relationship.
1. Freida Pinto
Patel dated actress Freida Pinto who is six-years older than him, for about six-years. They met on the set of the Danny Boyle-directed flick in 2008.
Although the two split in late 2014, the former lovebirds remain close friends, and it’s clear their break-up was incredibly amicable.
2. Mystery woman
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In early 2015 he was spotted traveling with a beautiful but unidentified woman. Patel and the mystery brunette were pictured at LAX.
3. Nargis Fakhri
Also in 2015 he was spotted having dinner with Bollywood actress Nargis Fakhri. She later dismiss any dating rumor.
The actor hasn’t introduced a new lady to media just yet, but after having such a public relationship with Pinto he’ll probably be more careful about his future relationships.
Whether just a friend or a girlfriend, the actor has always made sure a pretty lady is by his side. Check out more pictures below.