Profession: Model, Actress
Father of Freida Pinto
Frederick Pinto (Senior Branch Manager in the Bank of Baroda)
Mother of Freida Pinto
Sylvia Pinto (Principal of St. John's Universal School in Goregaon, Mumbai)
Sister of Freida Pinto
Sharon Pinto (Works for NDTV)
Affairs/Boyfriends of Freida Pinto
Rohan Antao (Marketing Professional) (2003-2009)
Dev Patel (Actor) (2009-2014)
Ronnie Bacardi (Polo Player) (2016)
Favourite Actor(s) of Freida Pinto
Jack Nicholson, Johnny Depp, Ranbir Kapoor
Favourite Actress(es) of Freida Pinto
Marilyn Monroe, Nicole Kidman, Deepika Padukone, Alia Bhatt
Favourite Bag(s) of Freida Pinto
Lady Dior, Chanel Bandana
Favourite Colour(s) of Freida Pinto
Orange, Green, Pink
Favourite Designer(s) of Freida Pinto
Varun Bahl, Salvatore Ferragamo
Favourite Food(s) of Freida Pinto
Vada Pav, Roast Chicken Curry, Mangalorean Seafood, Paani Puri, Sevpuri, Dark Chocolates, Rasmalai
Favourite Holiday Destination of Freida Pinto
India (North West Parts, especially Kashmir)
Favourite Novel of Freida Pinto
Harry Potter Novel by J. K. Rowling
Favourite Perfume(s) of Freida Pinto
Coco Chanel, Jo Malone, Wild Fig & Cassis, Jo Malon
Favourite Workout(s) of Freida Pinto
Yoga, Cardio, Swimming, Pilates, Stretching
Awards, Honours, Achievements of Freida Pinto
Breakthrough Performance Award at the Palm Springs International Film Festival for Slumdog Millionaire (2008)
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture at Screen Actors Guild Awards for Slumdog Millionaire (2008)
Information about Freida Pinto
She was born in Mumbai, Maharashtra (India) in a Mangalorean family.
She wanted to be an actress since her childhood, and after watching the victory of Sushmita Sen in the Miss Universe 1994, she made a firm decision about it.
She gave hundreds of auditions for both Hollywood and Bollywood productions but didn't get any positive response.
modelling career. She worked with this management for almost two and a half years. She was featured in various TV endorsements for different products including Skoda, Airtel, Vodafone India, Wrigley's Chewing Gum, Visa, De Beers, and eBay. Simultaneously, she started giving auditions for TV shows and movies.
In December 2007, after winning the role of Latika for Slumdog Millionaire, she got engaged to her boyfriend Rohan Antao in Goa. But, the couple got separated in 2009 after the success of the film. In an interview, she said
'I guess it was when I watched Monster … I pretty much knew. I had to find a way. I had to do something like that, something completely transformational.'
She is a trained Salsa and Indian Classical dancer. During her college time, she partook in several amateur theatres. She first wanted to complete her graduation before making a career in modelling and acting.
Does Freida Pinto smoke?: Not Known
After this, she signed up for two art-house productions. In 2010, she acted in 'You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger,' a comedy-drama by Woody Allen. In this project, she worked with Josh Brolin, Anupam Kher, Antonio Banderas, Anthony Hopkins, Naomi Watts, Gemma Jones, Anna Friel, and others. Then, she starred in the film 'Miral' (2010) but didn't get a good response for her role.
Does Freida Pinto drink alcohol?: Yes
Although she always wanted to make a career in the acting field, she wasn't sure which path to follow on to achieve her dreams until watching the film 'Monster' in 2003. She said in an interview that
In 2011, she gave four releases including 'Rise of the Planet of the Apes' and 'Trishna'. After this, she appeared in a music video 'Gorilla' in 2013 for Bruno Mars. She was condemned by the Indian media for featuring in this video.
In the same year, she appeared in a documentary film 'Girl Rising.' In 2014, she again made her cinematic appearance, after a hiatus of two years, with the film 'Desert Dancer.'
'I was engaged to actor Rohan Antao, but we broke up at the end of last year. Things happen and you have to learn to deal with them.'
In 2018, she appeared in 'Love Sonia' (an Indian Film). In the film, she was featured alongside Mrunal Thakur, Manoj Bajpayee, Rajkummar Rao, Anupam Kher, Richa Chadda, Adil Hussain, and others.