The Amazing Spider-Man actor will also reportedly produce the film along with Rupert Fowler and Taplin Lundberg as part of Stay Gold Features
Amitabh Bachchan plays Subhash Nagre in Ram Gopal Varma's Sarkar 3, the third in his series of political thrillers anchored by Mr Bachchan
Oscars 2017: Sunny Pawar, who recreated the iconic The Lion King moment with Jimmy Kimmel at the 89th Academy Awards, said that he really enjoyed attending the Oscars
Oscars 2017: From the Best Film gaffe to Jimmy Kimmel and Sunny Pawar in The Lion King recreation, these are a few of our favourite things that happened at the Oscars
Oscar host Jimmey Kimmel lifted Sunny Pawar up as Rafiki holds up Simba in the film The Lion King
Dev Patel made an appearance on Oscars' red carpet with a woman and before you start the guessing game, it was his mother.
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
Oscars 2017: Dev Patel and Mahershala Ali have been nominated for Lion and Moonlight respectively
Vishal Bhardwaj's Rangoon opens with Split and the Oscar-nominated Lion starring Dev Patel
Saroo Brierley says he remembers his past 'extremely clearly'
Lion's Saroo Brierley said, "Dev was the perfect fit, he is the right actor to exemplify and embody me"
Lion's Saroo Brierley said, "If ever a Hindi film is made, Shah Rukh Khan can do it. I am a fan of Hindi films and one of my favourites is Kuch Kuch Hota Hai