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Freida Pinto

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... See full bio »
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Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 2 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »

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Starred in the music video "I Promise You" by Canadian musician Dal Hothi. See more »

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[on preparing to play a primatologist in Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011)] Like most people, I only knew what I'd been taught in school about chimps, and that's not enough. So I watched a ton of videos about Jane Goodall, who I'd love to meet. All her research was fascinating and so useful, especially in how she studied human behavior in comparison to chimp behavior. See more »


Freida's parents are from Mangalore, a coastal town in southern India.

Her father is a banker, while her mother is the principal of a High School. Her sister, Sharon, is a producer with the Indian news channel, NDTV. See more »



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she is not beautiful and she cant act please for godsake/ insanemoviebuff
Overrated in terms of her looks.. bratty_emo
She is so beautiful.. mcbain20
what do james franco n freida pinto hav in common? champfaraaz
IIIIII LOVE her last name! GilmoreGirl2000
Is she appearing in anything new? Rumpilstinskin
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