His breakthrough came in 2008 with the leading role of Jamal Malik in Danny Boyle's drama Slumdog Millionaire, which won the Academy Award for Best Picture, and for which he was nominated for the BAFTA Award for Best Actor and the SAG Award for Best Supporting Actor.Patel went on to star in the highly successful romantic comedy The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2012) and its 2015 sequel, the fantasy film The Last Airbender (2010), and the science fiction crime thriller film Chappie (2015).
'Devastated': Rohan Antao got engaged to Freida Pinto in December 2007, but he claims she broke up with him over the phone last month from Los Angeles He proposed that December on the rooftop of a Mumbai bar, just days after she won the role of Latika.
Co-stars: Dev Patel and Freida arrive at the Bafta awards in London.
Rohan says his fiancée became 'infatuated' with her fellow Slumdog Millionaire actor Freida’s life was transformed as she embarked on a promotional tour round the world, staying in five-star hotels and being driven by chauffeurs.‘It was quite a change,’ said Rohan.
Freida Pinto is back on the dating circle, after having broken up with Dev Patel, her longtime boyfriend and co-star from her iconic Oscar winning debut film, Slumdog Millionaire!
Irrfan Khan feels that there has been a change in perception of Indian actors being viewed by Hollywood filmmakers today Irrfan, who has been a part of many Hollywood films, says that getting good work back home is not due to his recognition abroad.