In the Golden Globe- and SAG Award-nominated film Lion, Nicole Kidman plays the role of Dev Patel's adoptive mother, and we're pretty sure she's taken method acting to the next level with this one. While promoting the film this year, the Australian star has lovingly looked at Dev like your mother looks at you on graduation day, and it's melted our hearts to goop. Read on to see all the times Nicole doted on Dev like a son, then remember why 2016 was the year you fancied him most.
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