After the world got wrapped up in Slumdog Millionaire fever last fall, I guess we all felt like Dev Patel and Freida Pinto owed it to us to fall in love for real. Turns out, that probably actually happened. Pinto broke up with her fiancee not long after the movie became a hit, and the rumors immediately started circulating that she and Patel had become involved.
Now British tabloid The Telegraph is quoting Pinto as calling Patel "a lovely boy" and adding, "The friendship blossommed after the film, it got even stronger. This is all new to us."
Is it the same as going on a game show to find the girl of your dreams? Not really. But the two are ridiculously adorable together, and their relationship-- however short-lived it may turn out to be-- offers a nice extra dollop of the Jamal and Latika romance. And unlike their poverty-stricken characters, Pinto and Patel are much more likely to really and truly live happily ever after.
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