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Dev Patel Says Travelling To The US After Trump's Travel Ban Was A 'Nightmare'


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Oscar nominee Dev Patel has described travelling to the US after the travel ban imposed by President Trump as a ‘nightmare’.

Patel, who now lives in the States, applauded those who are protesting Trump’s ban and said he has decided he will not stay quiet about how he is feeling.

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Dev Patel Is A Lost Boy In Touching True Story Drama 'Lion'


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Dev Patel is set to star in a tear-inducing drama called 'Lion', based on the true story of Saroo Brierley; a man who was adopted as a boy after becoming separated from his family in India at the age of 5. Following its premiere at the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival, the word 'Oscars' has been mentioned more than once.

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Based on the memoirs 'A Long Way Home' written by the real Saroo Brierley along with Larry Buttrose, the story follows Saroo's (Patel) search as an adult for his Indian family, having been raised by Australian adoptive parents Sue (Nicole Kidman) and John (David Wenham). Though most of his early years are forgotten, there are a few crucial memories that have remained. He remembers being trapped on a train for two days after losing his brother, and eventually ending up in Calcutta nearly 1,500 kilometres away from home. 

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Lion Trailer


Saroo Brierley has lived a good life with his caring mother and father in Australia, but as he grows older, memories begin to return to Saroo of his life before he was adopted.

When he was young, Saroo lived with his family in a small village and since the father of the family left years earlier, Saroo's mother looks after him, his 2 elder brothers and young sister; she works as often as she can to feed and care for her children but often that just wasn't enough. Wishing to help the family, the two elder boys would often go off and beg at the busy railway station and find occasional work helping sweep trains.

When Guddu announces that he's going to the train station, his younger brother (Saroo) asks if he can go with him, he accepts and the boys set out on their journey. With his little brother feeling tired, Guddu leaves his brother to rest and tells him to stay where he is. The five year old did what he was told for a while but soon grew impatient by his brother's absence, he decides to go look around the train station and eventually falls asleep on a stationary train thinking his brother would know where he was. When the little boy awakes he finds himself speeding through unfamiliar landscapes with no way to escape.

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Dev Patel - Dev Patel arriving at the BBC Radio 1 studios at BBC Portland Place - London, United Kingdom - Wednesday 6th April 2016

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Dev Patel - Celebrities attend 88th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood & Highland Center in Hollywood. at Hollywood & Highland Center in Hollywood, Academy Awards - Los Angeles, California, United States - Sunday 28th February 2016

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James Gay-Rees, Asif Kapadia, Daisy Ridley , Dev Patel - 88th Annual Academy Awards at the Dolby Theatre - Press Room at Dolby Theatre, Academy Awards - Hollywood, California, United States - Sunday 28th February 2016

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James Gay-rees, Asif Kapadia, Daisy Ridley and Dev Patel

Dev Patel , Matthew Brown - Beckham, recently voted Sexiest Man Alive by People Magazine, livened up the red carpet en route to the SGIFF Benefit Dinner at db Bistro & Oyster Bar, following his surprise appearance at the Silver Screen Awards held at the MasterCard Theatres. - Singapore, Singapore - Friday 4th December 2015

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Dev Patel and Matthew Brown

Dev Patel - A variety of stars were photographed as they took to the red carpet World film premiere of 'Chappie' which was held at AMC Loews in Lincoln Square, New York City, New York, United States - Wednesday 4th March 2015

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British actor and star of the new sci-fi film 'Chappie' Dev Patel was snapped as he left his hotel in Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States - Wednesday 4th March 2015

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Shots of British actor Dev Patel who famously starred in the hit movie 'Slumdog Millionaire' as he arrived for his flight at Los Angeles International Airport in Los Angeles, California, United States - Monday 19th January 2015

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Chappie - Trailer


Mankind has the potential to build wondrous things, yet it also truly fears what it doesn't understand. After working for the best part of a year on creating a thinking, feeling artificial intelligence, Deon Wilson (Dev Patel) is close to realising that vision. Said vision is CHAPPiE (Sharlto Copley), and when he is finally activated, he serves as a true breakthrough for mankind. CHAPPiE is a capable of thinking and learning, yet he also has the potential for creating destruction. It is this potential that worries Vincent Moore (Hugh Jackman), who sets out with the intent to destroy CHAPPiE before he can cause any damage.

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Jeff Daniels, Michael Lombardo, Olivia Munn, Sam Waterston, Dev Patel and Aaron Sorkin - A variety of stars attended the third season premiere of the HBO TV series 'The Newsroom' at the DGA Theater at DGA Theater in Los Angeles, California, United States - Tuesday 4th November 2014

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Jeff Daniels, Michael Lombardo, Olivia Munn, Sam Waterston, Dev Patel and Aaron Sorkin
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Jeff Daniels, Olivia Munn, Sam Waterston, Alison Pill and Dev Patel

The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel Trailer


Set eight months after the 2012 original film, The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel sees the majority of the cast return India for this sequel from director John Madden. In the run up to Sonny's (Dev Patel) wedding to Sunaina (Tena Desae), he is struggling to find the time to work at his hotel. With only one room left in the hotel, Sonny is confronted with an interesting situation when two new arrivals turn up - Guy (Richard Gere) and Lavinia (Tamsin Greig). With help from Murial (Maggie Smith) acting as the co-manager, will Sonny will be able to juggle his personal and working lives?

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The Newsroom Season 2 Premieres To 2.2 Million Viewers


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The Newsroom has returned for its second season. The second season's premiere aired on Sunday 14th July at 10pm on HBO. The episode gained an audience of 2.2 million viewers.

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Jeff Daniels at the screening of The Newsrooms' season 2 premiere, L.A.

The second series drew 2.6 million viewers for its premiere showing on Sunday (14th July). Airing an hour after True Blood, at 10pm, the show's season premiere attracted a larger audience that its season 1 premiere last year. 

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Dev Patel 2013 HBO's Golden Globes Party at the Beverly Hilton Hotel - Arrivals Featuring: Dev Patel Where: Los Angeles, California, United States When: 13 Jan 2013

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Is Ang Lee's 'Life Of Pi' The New 'Slumdog Millionaire'?


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Ang Lee makes his latest assault on awards' season this week, when Life Of Pi hits theaters in the U.S. The magical 3-D tale is tipped for nominations at both the Golden Globes and the Oscars, though getting the public on-side and recording a large box-office opening would ultimately help its cause.

The movie - based on Yann Martel's thrilling novel of the same name - follows a young boy named Pi who sails from India to Canada with a cargo of zoo animals. When the ship sinks, he finds himself alone on a life-raft with only a Bengal tiger for company. Comparisons are already being made with Danny Boyle's Slumdog Millionaire, the multi-Academy Award winning 2008 movie that explored similar themes. Both films have young Indian lead characters who undergo intense inner journeys, as well as the literal adventures playing out on-screen. Both actors - Dev Patel in Slumdog and Suraj Sharma in Pi - were making their feature film debuts, though the former had some experience of television, whereas Sharma had next to no acting on his CV. Both films are visually stunning, with Danny Boyle's classic knocking the Academy for six with its rich colours and depiction of the hustle and bustle of Mumbai life. Ang Lee ultimately went down the 3-D route and anyone who has witnessed the preview trailer screening this year were utterly convinced he had made the correct decision. The vast seascape lends itself well to the new format and Lee has plenty of experience in making movies with aesthetics in mind. In terms of narratives, both movies are told through flashbacks with the tales eventually having religious connotations or messages.

Slumdog Millionaire was a true sleeper hit; a movie that appeared to come from nowhere before generating rapid pace as it hurtled towards awards' season. The Artist did something similar this year, as did The Hurt Locker in 2008. However, if Life of Pi is to challenge for Best Picture in February it will not be on the back of word of mouth - moviegoers will know how they feel about the movie pretty soon, with three months still to go before the Oscars. It sits at around fifth favorite with the bookmakers to win the biggest movie prize of them all, but Ben Affleck's Argo (the sleeper) and Steven Spielberg's Lincoln (the blockbuster) appear to have the bases covered.

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Andy Murray Enjoys The Perks Of The Job At Burberry Show


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Would Burberry have wanted Scottish tennis ace Andy Murray wandering down their red carpet at London Fashion Week had he not recently become US Open Champion? We have our doubts, though the 25-year-old seemed happy enough with the invite as he and girlfriend Kim Sears rubbed shoulders with fashion’s elite this week.

Murray was actually given front row seats next to US Vogue editor and generally terrifying fashion person Anna Wintour, though he did seem a little uncomfortable. Elsewhere, Olympic gold medal cyclist Victoria Pendleton also attended the show, and was sure to insist that her front row seat was definitely not the product of her recent success, telling the Metro newspaper, “I’ve wanted so long to come to an event at fashion week, and Burberry have asked me for a couple of seasons and I’ve been so busy training that I had to say no.” Finishing off the all-star front row at the event in Kensington was hotshot American film producer Harvey Weinstein, ‘Slumdog Millionaire’ actor Dev Patel and One Direction singer Harry Styles.

London’s five-day fashion extravaganza comes to an end on Tuesday (September 18th) with shows from the likes of Mulberry and Simone Rocha.

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel Review


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Colourful and engaging, this lively comedy-drama gives a handful of mature actors terrific roles to play within a bustling international setting. It feels a bit cute and tame, but it's still entertaining.

Seven retirees meet at the airport as they move to Rajasthan to retire in a newly restored hotel. Evelyn (Dench) is financially strapped due to her late husband's debts. Muriel (Smith) is getting a faster, cheaper hip replacement.

Douglas and Jean (Nighy and Wilton) can't afford to retire in Britain. Graham (Wilkinson) has unfinished business in India. And Norman and Madge (Pickup and Imrie) are both single and looking for love. But manager Sonny (Patel) has slightly exaggerated the hotel's facilities.

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The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel Trailer


Muriel, Evelyn and Jean are just a few of a group of British retirees who decide to travel to India to stay at The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel. After viewing the hotel's website, they are won over by how luxurious the hotel is and are soon on the first flight out of the UK.

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The Last Airbender Trailer


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Dev Patel - Wednesday 4th February 2009 at Grosvenor House London, England

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Slumdog Millionaire Review


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Slumdog Millionaire, which is based on the novel Q&A by Indian diplomat/novelist Vikas Swarup, could very well be the closest thing genre-hopping director Danny Boyle ever makes to a crowd-pleaser. It won the coveted Audience Award at this year's Toronto Film Festival and comes pre-packaged with glowing reviews from both Roger Ebert and Variety's Todd McCarthy. Written by the English screenwriter Simon Beaufoy, who many may know as the scribe behind The Full Monty, Boyle has blended this romantic fable with his own, frenetic style and some nods towards a Bollywood aesthetic in order to create the Scottish filmmaker's most accessible work to date.

On the other hand, few of Boyle's images are as instantly tasteless yet characteristic as a young Indian boy jumping into a swamp of feces in order to secure an autograph from Bollywood icon Amitabh Bachchan. The boy running around covered in excrement, some of which is his own, is young Jamal (Ayush Mahesh Khedekar). Moments after that presentation, Jamal and his older brother Salim (Azharuddin Mohammed Ismail) become orphaned when their mother is murdered for being a Muslim. The two boys take up with another young orphan Latika (Rubina Ali) and join up under Maman, the Fagin of this revisionist Oliver Twist. Salim saves Jamal from being blinded by Maman and the duo make off in the night, leaving Latika to fend for herself.

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Dev Patel

Date of birth

23rd April, 1990

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Sex

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Height

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Lion Trailer

Lion Trailer

Saroo Brierley has lived a good life with his caring mother and father in Australia,...

The Man Who Knew Infinity - Clip Trailer

The Man Who Knew Infinity - Clip Trailer

Srinivasa Ramanujan Iyengar was a mathematical prodigy as a child, his knowledge and understanding of...

Chappie Movie Review

Chappie Movie Review

This is a terrific small film about artificial intelligence wrapped within a much bigger, less...

The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel Movie Review

The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel Movie Review

A badly under-developed script leaves a fine cast without much to do in this sequel...

Chappie Trailer

Chappie Trailer

Mankind has the potential to build wondrous things, yet it also truly fears what it...

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The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel Trailer

The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel Trailer

Set eight months after the 2012 original film, The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel sees...

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel Movie Review

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel Movie Review

Colourful and engaging, this lively comedy-drama gives a handful of mature actors terrific roles to...

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel Trailer

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel Trailer

Muriel, Evelyn and Jean are just a few of a group of British retirees who...

The Last Airbender Trailer

The Last Airbender Trailer

Watch the trailer for The Last AirbenderAir, Water, Earth and Fire the four elements that...

Slumdog Millionaire Trailer

Slumdog Millionaire Trailer

Watch the trailer for Slumdog Millionaire.Who Wants To Be A Millionaire is a huge show...

Slumdog Millionaire Movie Review

Slumdog Millionaire Movie Review

Slumdog Millionaire, which is based on the novel Q&A by Indian diplomat/novelist Vikas Swarup, could...

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