Freida Pinto Photos in Residence Launch in New York
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.
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.