Nomination Details

Ceremony Year 2016
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After rising to fame on UK television, Dev Patel catapulted to worldwide success in 2009 when he starred in the Academy Award®-winning Slumdog Millionaire. He received rave reviews, was nominated for a Screen Actors Guild Award and a BAFTA Award for his leading performance and won numerous breakthrough awards from the National Board of Review, the British Independent Film Awards, Broadcast Film Critics Association and the Chicago and Washington film critics’ awards. He has starred in The Man Who Knew Infinity (2015), Neill Blomkamp’s Chappie (2015)and the worldwide hits The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2011) and The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2015)For HBO’s The Newsroom, he was nominated for a 2013 NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor and he recently voiced Toshio in Studio Ghibli’s North American re-release of Only Yesterday (1991).


The Asia Pacific Screen Academy expresses its respect for and acknowledgement of the South East Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. We pay our respects to the Traditional Owners of country, including the custodial communities on whose land works are created and celebrated by the Asia Pacific Screen Awards. We acknowledge the continuing connection to land, waters and communities. We also pay our respects to Elders, past and emerging. We recognise the integral role Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and First Nations peoples continue to play in storytelling and celebration spaces.

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