Oscars 2017: The 89th Academy Awards will be held at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles. Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone's La La Land has received 14 nominations
Lion, helmed by first-timer Garth Davis and top-lined by Dev Patel, is the amazing true story of Saroo Brierley, an impoverished Madhya Pradesh five-year-old who lost contact with his birth mother after being carried 1600 km away from home by a train on which he fell asleep
Dev Patel is playing Saroo Brierley, an India-born Australian businessman who in 2012 revealed his story of tracking down his biological mother and brother in Calcutta using Google earth in his book A Long Way Home
Freida Pinto and Dev Patel began dating in 2009 and announced their break up in 2014, after nearly six years of dating. The duo was on a panel together and mingled with guests. They also participated in the live auction helping raise money in the most successful Pratham Gala to date
"He's (Dev) probably the happiest actor I've ever seen on a set," said Hugh Jackman
"It is a wonderful way to get in touch with your culture and with your roots," said Dev Patel
British actor Dev Patel has been listed as one of the most influential global Indians by men's magazine GQ India along with Bobby Jindal and Salman Rushdie.