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Freida Pinto is a model, actress and television presenter. She first appeared in the movie “Slumdog Millionaire” as Latika, which is the English film remake. For her best performance in the film, she has won “Breakthrough Performance Award” at the Palm Springs International Film Festival and Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture. She was seen in several television and print advertisements such as Wrigley’s Chewing Gum, Skoda, Vodafone India, Airtel, Visa, E-Bay and DeBeers.

Biography

Freida Pinto was born as Freida Selena Pinto on 18 October 1984 in Mumbai, Maharashtra. She studied at the Carmel of St. Joseph School in Malad, Mumbai. She actively participated in sports and was a chorus singer in the school. She has done graduation in arts with major in English literature and minors in Psychology and Economics from St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai.

During her college days, Freida took part in several theatre plays. She later joined the Elite Model Management and modeled for some years. She attended an acting course at “The Barry John’s Acting Studio” in Andheri, Mumbai. Apart from acting she is also a good dancer in Salsa and Classical Indian dance.

Freida Pinto

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Personal Profile

Birth name : Freida Selena Pinto
Name : Freida Pinto
Birth place : Mumbai, Maharashtra
Date of Birth : 18 October 1984
Age : 32 years
Height : 5’4″
Occupation : Actress, model, presenter
Education : English literature

Family

Freida Pinto was born to Frederick Pinto and Sylvia Pinto into a Mangalorean Catholic family in Mumbai. Her father is a senior branch manager at the Bank of Baroda, whereas her mother is a school principal. She has an elder sister Sharon, who works as an associate producer for a news channel, NDTV.

Dating/Boyfriend

Pinto was engaged to Rohan Antao, who had been her publicist at one point. She ended the relationship in January 2009 and began dating her Slumdog Millionaire co-star Dev Patel. But the couple separated amicably in December 2014. As per the reports, she is now dating pro polo player Ronnie Bacardi.

Career

Freida ruled the modelling industry for four years before stepping into acting. She has anchored an international travel show, “Full Circle”, which was aired on Zee International Asia Pacific. At that time she has visited countries such as Fiji, Malaysia and Thailand.

Later she auditioned for several films and finally got the oppurtunity with the Hollywood film “Slumdog Millionaire”. From then she has continued her career in Hollywood.

Personal Life

The gorgeous actress Freida Pinto gained immense popularity and was frequently included in the “Most Beautiful Women in the World” list. In 2009, she was featured in People magazine’s and “List of World’s Best Dressed Women”.

In the same year she was the highest paid Indian actress. She was also titled as “top ten most stylish women”. In 2010, she was featured in the “Top 99 Most Desirable Women” poll conducted by AskMen. The People named her as one of the “Most Beautiful at Every Age”.

Upcoming movies

2016 Yamasong: March of the Hollows
2018 Jungle Book
Love Soniya

Filmography

2008 Slumdog Millionaire
2010 You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger
2010 Miral
2011 Rise of the Planet of the Apes
2011 Trishna
2011 Day of the Falcon
2011 Immortals
2013 Girl Rising
2014 Desert Dancer
2015 Knight of Cups
2015 Unity
2015 Blunt Force Trauma

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