Freida Pinto and Dev Patel: Oscars Arrival

Posted Monday February 23, 2009 2:16 AM GMT

Looking ready to take home some Oscar hardware, Freida Pinto and Dev Patel arrived side-by-side at the Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles, California on Sunday evening (February 22).

The "Slumdog Millionaire" co-star couple walked the red carpet, greeting fans and posing for pictures before heading inside in advance of the night's ceremony.

At this year’s awards show, which is to be hosted by Hugh Jackman, top contenders include Oscar favorites Mickey Rourke, Kate Winslet, Penelope Cruz, Heath Ledger, as well as Freida and Dev's hit movie “Slumdog Millionaire”.

To see all of the action, tune into the 81st Academy Awards will be broadcast live at 8 p.m. ET on ABC.

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