Freida Pinto

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. 


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