The 21-year-old movie star has been dating the British beauty since they met on the set of Danny Boyle's Oscar-winning 2008 film.
They have been dogged by marriage rumours ever since, prompting Patel to deny reports in 2010 that they were engaged - and now he's opened up to reveal he still has no plans to take their romance to the next level.
Pinto tells U.K. chat show host Graham Norton, "No, we are not engaged. I am 21! There are so many rumours about us but no, we are just working hard."