Slumdog Millionaire Star Freida Pinto Awarded a Dubai Star9 Jan 2020
Freida Pinto was born and raised in Mumbai, India. She recalls wanting to become an actress since she was five years old; however, Pinto went on to major in English Literature at St. Xavier's College. It wasn't until she graduated that she joined Elite Model Management India, which is what brought her to the female lead audition in her debut movie, Slumdog Millionaire,that changed the course of her career and life. After starring in the 2007 hit film Slumdog Millionaire, the actress received accolades and nominations for BAFTA Awards, MTV Movie Awards and Teen Choice Awards, among many others. She proceeded to become a spokeswoman for the internationally recognised brand, L'Oreal and used her newfound wealth and influence to promote global humanitarian issues. Ever since her breakout role, Pinto has starred in highly anticipated blockbusters such as The Rise of the Planet of the Apes and Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle.