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Freida Pinto (Freida Selena Pinto)

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Bombay, Maharashtra, India [now Mumbai, Maharashtra, India]
Freida Selena Pinto was born in Bombai (now Mumbai), Maharashtra, India, to Sylvia, a school principal, and Frederick Pinto, a senior bank branch manager. She is from a Mangalorean family.

Pinto traversed the modeling circuit in Mumbai [represented by Elite Model Management India] for two years before gaining her big break when director Danny Boyle picked her out in the audition process to play the female lead, Latika, for his project Slumdog Millionaire (2008). In a promo interview, Boyle likened spotting her to his discovery of Kelly Macdonald for Trainspotting.

Surprisingly, Freida, who studied at Mumbai's St. Read more...

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Character: Princess Leyla

Black Gold 2011

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Character: Older Latika

Slumdog Millionaire 2008

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Character: Miral

Miral 2010

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