Indian-origin British actor Dev Patel has revealed that it took him eight months to excellent an Australian accent for ‘Lion’. The 26-yr-previous actor, who performs Saroo Brierley within the drama movie, stated it was “a whole lot of effort” to nail the accent he wanted to make use of within the film, reported Contactmusic.
“Loads of effort is what it took. Eight months of effort actually with the genius of a dialect coach from Sydney, Jenny Kent. I used to be actually fortunate that the manufacturing gave me that comfy lead as much as take that point to do this,” Patel stated.
The actor mentioned he was honoured to work alongside Nicole Kidman, who performs his character’s adoptive mom within the movie.
“I really feel Nicole simply actually opened up … for this one. She is such an icon and to have her on this film takes it to a different stage.
“I’ve a mum who I’m very near and once I learn this script I knew my mum can be actually pleased with it and he or she was a pair mess when she noticed it.”