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‘Absolutely stunned’

Dev Patel, the young Brit star of Slumdog Millionaire, speaks to HT City.

entertainment Updated: Jan 22, 2009 17:57 IST
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Dev Patel, the young Brit star of Slumdog Millionaire, speaks to HT City.

On the Golden Globes win
I was absolutely stunned. To see my colleagues receiving the award on the stage was awesome. The feeling is still sinking in.

On the first break
Danny’s daughter saw me in a UK TV show. At the audition, I was the only one who wasn’t well built. But luck was in my favour.

On Danny Boyle and Rahman
I have the highest regard for Danny. He held the ship together. And Rahman is so humble that it’s truly unbelievable. Oh, his smile! I don’t know what to say...

On Mumbai and Delhi
Hey, I just love Mumbai — everything about it. This is my first visit to Delhi, and what I liked about it the most is the greenery.

On huge fame at 18
Am I the new Keira Knightley? Hey, I should be known only as me, Dev Patel.