Actor Dev Patel has ruled out working with his "Slumdog Millionaire" co-star Freida Pinto again because it would be "too awkward" now their onscreen love has turned into a real-life romance.
The British star shot to fame in director Danny Boyle's Oscar-winning film and found love with his movie girlfriend Pinto after shooting on the 2008 picture wrapped. The couple is still together and recently dismissed reports of an engagement, but Patel admits he has no plans to team up with the Indian beauty on film again.
He tells WENN.com, "We laugh too much around each other now. It would be too awkward."
Patel is in the middle of promoting his latest feature film, "The Last Airbender", in which he stars as the villainous Prince Zuko. Meanwhile, Pinto has "You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger" coming out this September in the U.S.