Now, in a new interview with Weekend Magazine, Freida Pinto has finally broken her silence over the breakup, and why, in her late twenties, a quarter-life crisis changed everything.
Maybe it’s something about moving into womanhood from being a girl. '"She continued: "There comes a point where you’ve got everything you want – career, love, family – but you’ve ignored yourself.
Their own surprises, their own disappointments, and they're all part and parcel of life," she said.
"There is no way one person can sit down and go, ' But why did this happen to me?
But I ended up being single when I started thinking about these other things."Don't worry though - the pair are still friends.
held at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on Sunday (February 28) in Beverly Hills, Calif.
The pair were dogged by marriage rumours throughout their relationship, prompting Patel to deny reports in 2010 that they were engaged.
' Or, ' No, this just can't be,' the denial of it."Having that sort of Eckhart Tolle-esque approach to a break-up isn't always easy, though, so it's not too surprising to learn there's one major factor making the breakup easier for the two of them: there's no bad blood. "That's never going to change." “We are incredibly close,” he said, “She’s just a really generous, patient human being who has been one of the most impactful people on my life.
'"For the first time, I finally understand the concept of self-love and self-care.
It’s like being born again."On the subject of Dev, she said: "You can be with someone and it can be really good for your growth. "You can’t share such a monumental shift in life, then not be friends.
The former Skins actor said: "That would be a really long game for a horny 17-year-old to play.
There’s not even any point me trying to clarify or justify it, because then you give those silly headlines power.