Dev Patel wants to be Britain’s Bruce Lee!February 8th, 2009 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 8 (IANS) British-born Indian actor Dev Patel, who hit the limelight with his big-screen debut performance in Danny Boyel’s “Slumdog Millionaire”, aims to become Britain’s Bruce Lee by starring in martial art movies.
The 18-year-old, nominated for Best Actor at BAFTA, holds a black belt in tae-kwon-do and plans to use his skills to further his movie career, reports mirror.co.uk.
“One of my favourite films is ‘Enter The Dragon’. I love Bruce Lee. I would love to do a martial arts film. That would be wicked,” he said.
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