There's no official reason cited for the split but many think the age gap - Dev is 24 and Freida 30 - may have something to do with it.
The pair were dogged by marriage rumours throughout their relationship, prompting Patel to deny reports in 2010 that they were engaged.
Even though I had this preconceived notion – ‘I'm not going to fit in with this crowd, it's going to be intimidating' [his Slumdog co-star]?
The 24-year-old Londoner has revealed he is still "incredibly close" to Freida, 30, whom he dated for six years.
'Devastated': Rohan Antao got engaged to Freida Pinto in December 2007, but he claims she broke up with him over the phone last month from Los Angeles He proposed that December on the rooftop of a Mumbai bar, just days after she won the role of Latika.
They celebrated the engagement with a party in Goa for 30 family and friends.
But how can I when she has destroyed my faith in love?