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Freida Pinto and Dev Patel split after almost six years together

December 11, 2014
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Slumdog Millionaire co-stars Freida Pinto and Dev Patel have ended their romance. The couple, who met on the set of the Oscar-winning film in 2008, were together for almost six years before deciding to call time on their relationship. "Dev and Freida have broken up," a source told US Weekly. "They have been done for a while." Another insider confirmed that the 30-year-old actress is getting back on the dating scene, adding, "Freida is single and happy. Friends are setting her up."

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Freida Pinto and Dev Patel have ended their romance

British star Dev, 24, was noticeably absent from Freida's birthday celebrations back in October as she headed out with a group of friends in LA.

News of the couple's split will still come as a shock to fans, however – just last year they told US Weekly that they didn't celebrate Valentine's Day because "every day should be a celebration of love".

Dev even described Freida as his soul mate before they started dating.

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The Slumdog Millionaire co-stars were together for almost six years

"We're soul mates because we're both in this surreal situation," he told Contact Music back in 2008. "She is very beautiful…. I haven't got a girlfriend, but Freida, my co-star, is gorgeous."

Years later, Freida agreed. "I guess he was right in a way; we are soul mates," she said.

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