Dev Patel was has got Oscar nomination for his performance in ‘Lion’, which is set in India and Australia. He has been nominated for an Academy Award in the Best Supporting Actor category. On his achievement, Dev’s ex-girlfriend Freida Pinto congratulated him.
Sharing a black-and-white picture of Dev, Freida wrote on Instagram, “So proud of you, Dev! A fine example of what hardwork, focus, humility and crazy amazing talent rewards one with. Long time coming, so well deserved! @lionmov @theacademy #Oscars2017 #OscarNominations2017 #bestactorinasupportingrole.”
Dev and Freida were former lovers met on the sets of the Oscar-winning film, ‘Slumdog Millionaire’. After six-year-long relationship, the duo parted ways in December 2014.