Dev Patel is a Gujarati actor born in London. He is featured in many Hollywood and Bollywood Films. Dev is best known for the role of Srinivasa Ramanujam in the movie The Man Who Know Infinity. He is also known for acting in series like The News Room and Modern Love. Check out more about actor Dev Patel from the given article.
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|Real Name:||Dev Raj Patel|
|Nick Name:||Dev Patel|
|Famous For:||1. Jamal Malik in Slamdog Millionaire
2. Srinivasa Ramanujan in The Man Who Know Infinity
|Date of Birth/DOB/Birthday:||23 April 1990|
|Age:||29 years old (as in 2019)|
|Born Place:||Harrow, London, England|
|Height (Approx):||in centimeter: 187 cm
in meter: 1.87 m
in Feet Inches: 6' 2"
|Weight (Approx):||in kilograms: 68 kg
in pounds: 149 lbs
|Body Measurements (approx):||Chest: 36
|Marriage Date:||Not Known|
|Girlfriend/Affairs:||Freda Pinto (Actress, 2009-2014)|
|Parents:||Father: Raj Patel (IT Consultant)
Mother: Anita Patel
Sister: Trushna Patel
|School:||Whitmore High School|
|Educational Qualification:||History and Drama, Biology|
|Hobbies:||Reading, Listening to Music|
|Hometown:||Harrow, London, England|
|Residence:||Harrow, London, England|
|Car Collection:||Mercedes E Class|
|Net Worth:||Not Known|
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Dev Patel was born and raised into the Gujarati Hindu family of London. He did his schooling and graduation in London. Dev has started his acting career at the age of 17. The first time, He made an appearance on-screen with the teen drama Skins.
He got a major breakthrough with the role of Jamal Malik in Danny Boyle’s drama Slumdog Millionaire. His next successful milestone is a film The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel and its sequel. In 2014, Dev Patel played the role of a mathematician Srinivasan Ramanujan in his biopic. He also featured as Saroo Brierley in the biographical film Lion.
Currently, Dev Patel is one of the most recognized Indian personality from London. He has received many awards and honours for acting skills. He became very popular with the hot scene with Radhika Apte in the movie ‘The Wedding Guest‘. Also in 2019, Dev became the part of movies The Personal History of David Copperfield and Green Knight.
Dev Patel Age, Family, Girlfriend, Religion & Caste
Dev Patel was born on 23 April 1990 (29 years old; as in 2019). He belongs to Gujarati speaking Indian family of Harrow, London, England. Their parents also were born in Nairobi, Kenya and they emigrated in London in their teenage. His father Raj Patel is an IT consultant and mother Anita Patel is a care worker. His ancestors hail from Jamnagar and Unjha in Gujrat. Dev has one sister named Trushna Patel. Also, Dev believes in Hinduism. In addition, He is Patel by caste.
Dev Patel is not married yet. He holds a single relationship status. Moreover, Dev was dating his Slumdog Millionaire co-star Freida Pinto in 2009. On 10 December 2014, the couple announced that they got separated after six years of dating.
In 2017. Dev Patel’s relationship with Tilda Cobham Hervey became public. Both Dev and Tilda Cobham met first on the set of Hotel Mumbai.
Dev Patel was born and raised into the Rayne Lane district of Harrow. He did his schooling from the Longfield Primary School and Whitemore High School. During the schooltime, He was very interested in acting and used to participate in school-level events and competitions.
He did his first acting role as Sir Andrew Agucheek in school’s production of Twelfth Night. He got Best Actor Award for the acting. After that, Patel attended Whitemore High School and received A+ in IN GCSE Drama.
In 2006, Dev Patel’s mother saw a casting advertisement in British News Paper. She took him to the audition even he had a science exam the next day. He got selected after two audition for the role of Anwar Kharral, a British Pakistani Muslim teenager. So, teen drama series Skins became his first acting debut.
In 2008, Patel reprised his character of Anwar in the second season of Skins. The second series of Skins won the Philips Audience Award at the 2009 BAFTA Television Awards. The same year, Dev Patel was selected for the role of Jamal Malik. It is the centre character of the film Slumdog Millionaire. Initially, Danny Boyle has considered many lead actors but his 17 years old daughter suggested him.
Dev received numbers of awards for the movie Slumdog Millionaire including British Independent Film Award, National Board of Review Award, Chicago Films Critics Association Award, and Balck Reel Award.
Career from 2010
In 2010, Dev Patel featured in action, adventure and fantasy film The Last Airbender. The movie went on the flop. But, Patel received Razzie Award nomination as Worst Supporting Actor. Later, He featured in short film ‘The Commuter’.
In 2012, Dev became a part of John Madden’s comedy-drama film ‘The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2012). The movie went hit and emerged as box office success. Also from 2012 to 14, She played the role of Neal Sampat in political drama television ‘The Newsroom‘. In 2012, He also became a part of the movie About Cherry.
In 2014, Dev Patel starred in the movie The Road Within alongside Robert Shaheen and Zoe Kravitz. Next, He portrayed the role of Saroo Brierley in the biographical film Lion. Dev won the BAFTA awards for the ‘Best Supporting Actor’. He also nominated for the Best Supporting Actor for Lion at the 89th Academy Awards.
In 2016, Dev played the role of great Indian mathematician Srinivasan Ramanujan in the film The Man Who Know Infinity. He also did the lead role of Deon Wilson in the movie Chappie.
Career from 2018
Dev Patel did the lead role of Arjun in the biographical thriller movie ‘Hotel Mumbai‘. He received a positive response from the critics. Next, He featured in the British American action thriller film ‘The Wedding Guest’. He did the role of Asif/Jay alongside Radhika Apte as Samira and Jim Sarbh.
In 2019, Dev Patel became the part of movies The Personal History of David Copperfield. The movie is based on Victorian-era novel David Copperfield by Charles Dickens. Patel did the lead role of David Copperfield.
Dev Patel did the lead role of Sir Gawain in the medieval fantasy film. Dev’s movie is based on the poem of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight. In 2019, Dev also became the part of web series Modern Love by The New York Times.
Facts of Dev Patel
Does Dev smoke?: No
Does Dev drinks alcohol?: Yes
Dev got full marks for his GCSE performance to a live audience. Also, the visiting examiner was moved to tears by his honest portrayal.
Patel had to take lessons in perfecting an Indian-English accent for the film ”The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel’, as his native English is very strong.
Radhika Apte and Dev Patel’s sex scene from the movie ‘The Wedding Guest’ go leaked online. Dev’s co-star Radhika said ‘The Wedding Guest has many other beautiful sequences and the fact that one particular sex scene got leaked is because of the psychotic mentality of the society.’
Dev Patel’s co-star in ‘The Wedding Guest‘ also pointed out the misogynistic mindset of people in spreading the scene only using her name when also features male actor Dev Patel.
His drama teacher Niamh Wright 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 awarded full marks in his GCSE performance.”
As per Patel, His mother is an inspiration for him.
Dev is very less active on social media like Instagram and Facebook. He is one of the most trending personality of the American Entertainment Industry.