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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 Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, the fantasy film The Last Airbender (2010), and the science fiction crime thriller film Chappie (2015).

Dev Patel (born 23 April 1990) is an English actor.

Born and raised in London to Indian parents, Patel made his screen debut as Anwar Kharral in the first two series of the British television teen drama Skins (2007–2008), landing the role with no prior professional acting experience.

He started training at the Rayners Lane Academy of Taekwondo in 2000.

Patel won the BAFTA awards for 'Best Supporting Actor'.At the 89th Academy Awards, he was nominated for Best Supporting Actor for Lion.He began dating his Slumdog Millionaire co-star Freida Pinto in 2009.She won the Breakthrough Performance Award at the Palm Springs International Film Festival and was nominated for various awards at the British Academy Film Awards, the MTV Movie Awards and the Teen Choice Awards.She has appeared in several American and British productions, often playing supporting roles.

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