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Dev Patel scared of walking on red carpet as it makes him nervous

Dev Patel Who Is One Of The Nominees At This Year's Golden Globes But British-Indian Star Says He Does Not Enjoy Walking The Red Carpet As It Makes Him Nervous.

PTI | Updated on: 07 Jan 2017, 03:12:33 PM
Dev Patel scared of walking on red carpet as it makes him nervous (Image: Getty)

New Delhi:

Dev Patel who is one of the nominees at this year's Golden Globes but British-Indian star says he does not enjoy walking the red carpet as it makes him nervous.

Patel, however, is looking forward to celebrating the acclaim that his film "Lion" has received. It is one of themost talked about movies this award season in Hollywood. "Red carpets make me very nervous.

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It's a big source of anxiety for me but it is a necessary part of the job," Patel told PTI over a phone from Los Angeles. The 26-year-old actor is nominated in the best supportingactor category at the Globes this Sunday for playing thetrue-life inspired role of Saroo Brierley.

Patel, who shot to global fame with 2008 movie "Slumdog Millionaire", and has starred in films like "The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel" and "The Man Who Knew Infinity", says he never imagined that "Lion" will touch so many people with its story of a man in search of his roots.

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"I am looking forward to celebrating our movie at theGlobes. It is a very small film. We never imagined being on theinternational stage. We just made it with a lot of heart and then it resonated with so many people. "Sharing stage with such legends for an Indian guy who grew up in London, it is really an honour for me." "Lion", also starring Rooney Mara, David Wenham and NicoleKidman, releases in India on February 24. 

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First Published : 07 Jan 2017, 02:45:00 PM

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