"She's just a really generous, patient human being who has been one of the most impactful people on my life. A lot of my motivation has come from her, from being with her and knowing her.""That would be a really long game for a horny 17-year-old to play.

' Or, ' It was all going well, what the hell happened?

' Or, ' No, this just can't be,' the denial of it." Freida and Dev in 'Slumdog Millionaire.' (Photo Credit: Warner Bros.) Dev previously told ' The Guardian' that the two are still "incredibly close," adding, "She’s just a really generous, patient human being who has been one of the most impactful people on my life. We're 100% positive that these two are meant to be!

A lot of my motivation has come from her, from being with her and knowing her.” OH.

"We are incredibly close," he says of the 30-year-old beauty.

Fans of the 2008 film ' Slumdog Millionaire' were heartbroken when co-stars and real life boyfriend/girlfriend Freida Pinto and Dev Patel broke up late last year.

But according to the gorgeous 30-year-old, the pair, who dated for six years, remain in each other's lives. That's never going to change," Freida said when talking about the split for the first time.RELATED: Bradley Cooper and Suki Waterhouse Split After Two Years of Dating "Everybody has their own little discoveries to make.Their own surprises, their own disappointments, and they're all part of life," she told ' USA Today.' "There is no way one person can sit down and go, ' But why did this happen to me?"So when I was invited to one of the fashion shows in London, I went. 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]? with co-star Reece Ritchie at AOL Studios on Thursday (April 9) in New York City.