'I always get stereotypical roles'

'I always get stereotypical roles'

Says Dev, “Because Slumdog was such a big hit, there was a lot of pressure in terms of what I did next, for my second film. I wanted a role that would stretch me, but all I was getting offered were stereotypical parts like the goofy Indian sidekick.

Asian actors tend not to be sent scripts that are substantial or challenging.” “I’m likely to be offered the roles of a terrorist cab driver or a smart geek. But I want to show that I have versatility.”

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