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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 3 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »

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(2010-11) Print ads for L'Oreal Paris' Go 360 Clean deep facial cleanser. See more »

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3 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 39 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Height:

5' 5½" (1.66 m)
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I'm just so used to calling it Bombay. I know everything has changed. It's India's way of trying to brush off colonialism and make it what it originally was, but unfortunately for me I called it Bombay for 16 years, and I think that's a long time in a 26-year-old's life to automatically start calling it Mumbai. It's very confusing for a lot of people. My agent thought Bombay and Mumbai were two ... See more »

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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 »

Nickname:

Fro

Star Sign:

Libra

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