Actor Dev Patel's former girlfriend, Actor Freida Pinto has congratulated him on earning an Academy Award nomination this year.
The 32-year-old Actor took to social media to give a shout-out to Dev, who has been nominated in the best actor in a supporting role category for Lion in 2017 Oscars.
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."
Former flames, Dev and Freida met on the sets of the Oscar-winning film, Slumdog Millionaire and started dating after that. The couple split amicably after a six-year-long relationship in December 2014.