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‘Fame and glamour haven’t really changed me’

DNMUM381020 | 1/11/2017 | Author : Gaurang Chauhan | WC :601

Lion actor Dev Patel talks about being the first actor of Indian origin to be nominated at the Golden Globes and Screen Actor Guild Awards

Dev Patel who rose to success and fame with multiple-Oscar winner Slumdog Millionaire is back on the awards circuit with his moving and heartwarming performance in Garth Davis’s Lion. He became the first actor of Indian origin to be nominated for the Golden Globes and Screen Actor Guild Awards (SAG).
In a telephonic interview with After Hrs, he shared his thoughts on Lion, breaking stereotypes and his views on Priyanka Chopra and Deepika Padukone’s foray into Hollywood. Excerpts...

How did it feel to be the first actor of Indian origin to get nominated for the Golden Globes and SAGs?
I am grateful. To be a 26-year-old British Indian guy and share the category with screen legends, is a very humbling feeling. As far as the Osc
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