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  • Freida Pinto and Dev Patel part ways after six years of relationship December 11, 2014

    Los Angeles: Hollywood-based Indian actress Freida Pinto and her longtime boyfriend Dev Patel are reportedly no longer together. The pair, who played on-screen couple in 'Slumdog Millionaire' have ended their real-life romance after dating for about six years, reported Us magazine. "Dev and Freida have broken up. They have been...
  • Freida Pinto to attend Nobel Peace Prize ceremony December 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Hollywood-based Indian actress Freida Pinto is all set to attend Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo, Norway and support Pakistani child education activist Malala Yousafzai and Indian child rights campaigner Kailash Satyarthi, who will be felicitated at the event Wednesday. Malala and Satyarthi will receive a medal and $1.4 million...
  • Freida Pinto: Every character I play should have a strong undertone December 9, 2014

    New Delhi: There is a recurring pattern in actress Freida Pinto's films and that is the presence of strong female characters. The Hollywood-based Indian actress says it's the first thing that she considers while choosing films. Be it 'Slumdog Millionaire', 'Miral' or her film 'Trishna' - all the films have seen...
  • Priyanka Chopra, Freida Pinto supports campaign to promote girls' education December 1, 2014

    Bollywood actresses Priyanka Chopra and Freida Pinto supported a global campaign to promote girls' education in the national capital. Pinto said, "We are going to take the Girl Rising movement forward and make sure to implement it." ...
  • Girl Rising: Priyanka Chopra, Freida Pinto unveil campaign for girls' education November 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Priyanka Chopra and Freida Pinto today launched a multi-level global campaign, 'Girl Rising', which includes a documentary film featuring the two stars and seven other Bollywood actresses, to spread awareness about importance of girls' education. The top Bollywood actresses feature in the Indian version of the film, which tells...
  • Freida Pinto won't work with Dev Patel again July 7, 2014

    LOndon:'Slumdog Millionaire' star Freida Pinto has no intention of starring opposite her boyfriend Dev Patel in future and wants to save the 'magic' for their personal lives. The 29yearold Indian beauty and the 24yearold British actor fell in love on the set of their 2008 movie, 'Slumdog Millionaire,' but aren't interested...
  • Why doesn't Freida Pinto want to work with beau Dev Patel? July 7, 2014

    London: 'Slumdog Millionaire' star Freida Pinto has no intention of starring opposite her boyfriend Dev Patel in future and wants to save the 'magic' for their personal lives. The 29yearold Indian beauty and the 24yearold British actor fell in love on the set of their 2008 movie, 'Slumdog Millionaire,' but aren't...
  • Snapshot: Aishwarya Rai poses with Freida Pinto, Eva Longoria for a photoshoot in Cannes May 18, 2014

    These lovely ladies were a vision in white as they posed together for L'Oreal Paris photoshoot at Cannes. While Frieda Pinto, Eva Longoria and Natasha Polly exuded elegance in striking white gowns, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan looked androgynous chic in a white blazer teamed up with a pair of white trousers....
  • Whoa! Is that Freida Pinto pole dancing in a Bruno Mars music video? October 17, 2013

    Freida Pinto sure knows how to turn heads. After featuring in a recent racy photoshoot for 'Vogue' magazine, the Indian born Hollywood actress has featured in a sizzling music video for singer Bruno Mars. The song 'Gorrila' has Freida playing a pole dancer called Isabella and is even seen striping...
  • Neetu Chandra seeks inspiration from Freida Pinto, Priyanka Chopra September 6, 2013

    Mumbai: Bollywood actress Neetu Chandra is on a high ever since she joined the cast of Greek film 'Home Sweet Home'. She believes it's the best time to be a "global actor". Chandra seeks inspiration from Indian actors Freida Pinto and Priyanka Chopra, who have carved a niche in international...
  • Freida Pinto: I'm not as tall as the models here August 4, 2013

    New Delhi: She made headlines for being a part of Danny Boyle's 'Slumdog Millionaire'. The Oscarwinning film may have featured her as a homeless orphan, but the girl from Malad didn't take long to cut a distinct figure. Besides gracing international magazine covers, the actress continues to be applauded for...
  • Investing in a girl's education delivers highest return: Freida Pinto June 19, 2013

    New Delhi: Indian actress Freida Pinto, who has lent her voice for one of the stories in documentary feature film 'Girl Rising', said the privileges she experienced growing up motivated her to be a part of this project. Directed by Academy Awardnominated director Richard E Robbins, the documentary tells the...
  • I'm inspired by the courage of girls in Ethiopia: Freida Pinto June 2, 2013

    Addis Ababa: 'Slumdog Millionaire' actress Freida Pinto, the global ambassador of the Because I am A Girl Campaign (BIAAG), visited Ethiopia for the first time as part of her role to support Plan International's projects. She says educating and empowering girls is the way forward worldwide. Because I Am a Girl...
  • Fashion at Cannes: Vidya Balan, Sonam Kapoor make the heads turn May 17, 2013

    When it comes to the red carpet glamour, it's difficult to beat the Cannes Film Festival and our desi girls Vidya Balan, Sonam Kapoor and Freida Pinto made the heads turn at the ongoing 66th Cannes Film Festival. Let's take a look at who made the right cut at the...
  • Snapshot: Sonam Kapoor and Freida Pinto bond at Cannes Film Festival May 15, 2013

    Seldom does one see two actresses bonding on a public platform. But Sonam Kapoor posted a picture of herself with actress Freida Pinto as the two posed for the cameras on the first day of Cannes Film Festival. Both are brand ambassador of a cosmetic line which is a sponsor...
  • Aishwarya, Sonam, Freida to walk Cannes red carpet May 3, 2013

    New Delhi: Indian actresses Aishwarya Rai, Sonam Kapoor and Freida Pinto will walk the red carpet at the forthcoming Cannes International Film Festival on different occasions. They will sport looks inspired by Bollywood's different eras. The trio will walk as brand ambassadors of beauty brand L'Oreal Paris, which completes 16 years...
  • Stereotyping a lesser evil in Indian cinema: Freida Pinto April 5, 2013

    New Delhi: Who says Indian cinema is about stereotypes? Mumbai girl Freida Pinto, who left a lasting impression on the international arena with "Slumdog Millionaire", says she faces more stereotypical roles abroad. Battling them means making the right choices at the right time. "Abroad, there is already a stereotype in your...
  • Indian cinema sensibilities match with mine now: Freida Pinto March 15, 2013

    New Delhi: Indian actress Freida Pinto says she never shunned Indian cinema but her sensibilities did not match with the kind of cinema being made in Bollywood earlier. The actress, however, is now keen to be a part of the changing industry where films like 'Paan Singh Tomar' and 'Shahid' are being...
  • Freida doesn't come with baggage of Hollywoood star: Rajkumar March 11, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor Rajkumar Yadav, who will share screen space with internationally acclaimed Indian actress Freida Pinto in 'NH10', is quite impressed with his co-star's down-to-earth attitude and describes her as a wonderful person. Seen in films like 'Love Sex Aur Dhokha' and 'Kai Po Che!', Rajkumar recently met the actress, who...
  • Freida Pinto to host pre Oscar bash February 21, 2013

    Los Angeles: 'Slumdog Millionaire' star Freida Pinto will host a special pre Oscar party where she will promote the issue of girl child education. A weeklong celebration leading up to the Academy Awards by Vanity Fair magazine is one of the most attended and sought after celebratory events and the...
  • Snapshot: Freida Pinto breaks monotone with bright pink gown January 28, 2013

    Amid the monochromatic gowns worn by most Hollywood beauties, actress Frieda Pinto stood out on the SAG awards red carpet in a bright fuschia number, walking alongside boyfriend Dev Patel. The 28yearold Indian star of films like 'Miral' and 'Trishna' appeared in a Roland Mouret gown with a thin black...
  • Bolly Buzz: Freida Pinto signs a Bollywood film January 23, 2013

    India's export to the west, Freida Pinto is finally heading home. Buzz is that Freida has signed her first Bollywood production, to be directed by Navdeep Singh of 'Manorama Six Feet Under' fame. The film, tentatively titled 'NH10', is about a detective who is out to solve a murder mystery...
  • GQ names Freida Pinto as the 'Hottest Indian Chick' January 22, 2013

    London: The US edition of men's magazine GQ has come under fire for including a series of racespecific categories for its '100 Sexiest Women of the 21st Century' list. The poll for the magazine's latest edition included categories like 'Sexiest Chinese Chick', 'Sexiest Indian Chick' and 'Sexiest Pregnant Sri Lankan',...
  • 'Trishna' is beautiful yet tragic: Freida Pinto July 15, 2012

    Washington: Freida Pinto, who became an overnight celebrity after the multipleOscar winning 'Slumdog Millionaire', views her new film 'Trishna' as a 'very beautiful and yet tragic' tale of a village girl torn between her traditional upbringing and the dreams of a girl from modern India. Based on Thomas Hardy's classic 'Tess...
  • 'Trishna' premiers in New York, gets rave reviews July 14, 2012

    New York: Indian actor Freida Pinto took New York City by storm with a glamorous red carpet premiere of her new film 'Trishna' which released Friday at the IFC Centre and Lincoln Plaza in New York and The Landmark in Los Angeles. Other guests attending the July 10 premiere at the...
  • Friday Release: Freida Pinto in 'Trishna' July 12, 2012

    New Delhi: Director Michael Winterbottoms Trishna is getting a limited release in America this week. The film has been appreciated at several film festivals and in Britain prior to this release. Based on Thomas Hardy's classic novel 'Tess of the D'Urbervilles', the film is about two lovers and how their...
  • Trishna: 10 things you should know about the film July 11, 2012

    New Delhi: 'Trishna' is getting a limited release in US this week. The story describes the life of a woman whose life gets defined due to her love. Trishna (Freida Pinto) meets a wealthy young British businessman Jay Singh (Riz Ahmed) and falls in love with him, but despite their...
  • Freida Pinto to romance Christian Bale June 29, 2012

    New Delhi: Indian actress Freida Pinto will be seen romancing Batman star Christian Bale in director Terrence Malick's next Knight of Cups. The film is a beautiful tale of a man is in search of love and truth, shooting has just started and Bale and Pinto were seen shooting beautiful...