"My mate Daniel Kaluuya just won an Oscar!" he said.
"There are so many beautiful films in the mix now," Dev added, referencing Judas and the Black Messiah, Minari, and Parasite. "We’re getting more nourished as a society for it."
He went on to say certain roles of his own, like in The Personal History of David Copperfield, make those stories "more accessible" to people like him.
"People out there like me, who grew up in the same position, who share two identities…" Dev said. "People are going to relate to this material."