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‘Hollywood wants me to drive a cab’

30 August 2010

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‘Hollywood wants me to drive a cab’

Hollywood is institutionally racist, according to Slumdog Millionaire star Dev Patel, who claims Asian actors are limited to roles as terrorists, taxi drivers or geeks.

When the story of a boy from the Mumbai slums became the surprise hit of 2009, winning eight Oscars, it was expected that Patel’s career would take off. But the 20-year-old from north-west London, has been frustrated by the lack of decent roles on offer, and is currently jobless.

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via Today Online

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