Freida Pinto’s Amazing Journey After Slumdog Millionaire


Freida Pinto’s story started with her first role. She said she received hundreds of rejections until Danny Boyle decided to give her a fair chance. Like Cinderella from the fairytale, she got a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to break through all the way to Hollywood. Pinto understands that popularity is temporary, and cinema is an industry for fighters who are not used to giving up. Difficulties temper, without adrenaline it is boring, and the main thing in such a situation is that there are like-minded people with whom you feel confident.

That’s the short version of how Freida got the lead female role in the movie “Slumdog Millionaire,” which was an overwhelming success. The hit drama won 8 Oscars, 4 Golden Globes, 7 BAFTA awards, 5 Film Critics Association awards, and dozens of lesser-known awards and nominations.

Since then, nothing in the world could stop her from moving up the ladder. But what has she been up to after the big hit? Let’s find out!

Modeling Jobs

In 2005, before becoming a big star in Hollywood, Freida used to do a bit of modeling in India. Her first photo session was done by the famous Bollywood photographer Ryan Martis, who worked with new and reliable Indian talents.

More Movies

“Slumdog Millionaire” was just the beginning for Pinto. After getting all the Oscars, she starred in a comedy movie “You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger”. That’s where she met Woody Allen, and now she hates the guy. At least she got to work side-by-side with Antonio Banderas, Naomi Watts, Josh Brolin, and Sir Anthony Hopkins. Then came such box office hits like “Rise of the Planet of The Apes,” “Immortals,” “Mowgli,” and more.

Featured in the People Magazine

In 2009, Freida Pinto was featured in a couple of those popularity lists posted in different fashion magazines. Naturally, they were the ‘Top 10 Most Stylish Women,’ ‘World’s Best Dressed Women,’ and ‘World’s Most Beautiful People’ categories. It was quite the year for Ms. Pinto.

Guest Starred in a Music Video

In 2013, Bruno Mars released a music video for one of his greatest hits — Gorilla, and guess who was seen dancing in it? That’s right, our favorite actress!

She’s About to Be a Mother

Freida Pinto is now 36 years old, and according to her Instagram photos (as of October 1), she will soon become a mom for the first time. The baby’s father is her boyfriend, photographer Corey Tran. He proposed to the actress in 2019, but the couple has not yet played the wedding. Because of the coronavirus, many weddings were postponed. Perhaps Freida and Corey are waiting for better circumstances.