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Sharmila Tagore, Deepa Mehta among Oscar Academy's new members
Los Angeles, June 30 : Veteran actress Sharmila Tagore, "Slumdog Millionaire" star Freida Pinto and director Deepa Mehta feature among Indian-origin film personalities invited by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to be part of its new class of members.

Sharmila Tagore, Deepa Mehta among Oscar Academy's new members
Los Angeles, June 30 : Veteran actress Sharmila Tagore, "Slumdog Millionaire" star Freida Pinto and director Deepa Mehta feature among Indian-origin film personalities invited by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to be part of its new class of members.

Meryl Streep, Freida Pinto promote girls' education
Rabat, June 30 : Actors Meryl Streep and Freida Pinto joined US First Lady Michelle Obama and her daughters Sasha and Malia in Morocco as part of their tour to promote the 'Let Girls Learn' initiative, which is aimed at helping young girls around the world get a quality education.

There's resurgence of strong women characters in Bollywood: Freida
Madrid, June 25 : US-based Indian actor Freida Pinto, who found fame with the Oscar winning "Slumdog Millionaire", says "strong female characters" are more important than female stars taking place of leads in films. She is glad the concept is re-emerging in Indian cinema.

Don't feel like resting on words like celebrity, superstar: Freida ...
Madrid, June 25 : The US-based Indian actor Freida Pinto, who found fame with the Oscar winning "Slumdog Millionaire" and is set to receive International icon award at the ongoing 17th edition of International Indian Film Academy (IIFA), says that she is privileged when people consider her as ...

Celebrities must be responsible in words and actions, says Freida ...
Madrid, June 24 : "Slumdog Millionaire" star Freida Pinto, who is here for the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) celebrations, says celebrities must be responsible in their words and actions.

Freida Pinto to receive International Icon award at IIFA
Madrid, June 22 : "Slumdog Millionaire" star Freida Pinto will make her debut at the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) gala in Madrid. The US-based Indian actress will be honoured with International Icon award at the 17th edition of the gala, which will begin on Thursday.

Freida Pinto joins forces with Michelle Obama
Washington, June 16 : Actress Freida Pinto has joined hands with the First Lady of the US Michelle Obama for Let Girls Learn -- a government initiative aimed at helping girls obtain quality education.

Diversity not all about skin colour, ethnicity: Freida Pinto
New Delhi, May 18 : For Freida Pinto, diversity is not about being "black or brown" or isn't just confined to what one sees on camera but is what goes behind it. The US-based Indian actress, who found fame with the Oscar winning "Slumdog Millionaire", says unless the debate on diversity extends ...

We Do It Together is way to tackle gender gap: Freida Pinto
New Delhi, May 17 : Freida Pinto is attending the ongoing Cannes Film Festival with a purpose in mind -- women empowerment in showbiz. The US-based Indian actress says the non-profit production company called We Do It Together is the answer to the 'gender and pay gap' buzz, adding that the ...

Freida Pinto to promote women empowerment at Cannes
Mumbai, May 4 : US-based Indian actress Freida Pinto will reportedly attend the upcoming 69th Cannes International Film Festival to launch the first project of non-profit production company called We Do It Together, which focuses on women empowerment in the entertainment industry.

Richa Chadha to work with Freida Pinto in her next movie Love Sonia
Mumbai, Apr 15 : Bollywood actress Richa Chadha will be working with Freida Pinto of Slumdog Millionaire fame in her next movie Love Sonia, a film based on child trafficking.

Today, roles not restricted to ethnicity: Freida Pinto
New Delhi, April 15 : Gone are the days when actors from different nationalities were restricted to playing roles based on their ethnicity, feels US-based Indian actress Freida Pinto. She also says that nobody is tagged as an 'American', 'British' or 'Indian' in the current film scenario worldwide.

Freida Pinto enjoys night out with beau
Los Angeles, March 27 : "Slumdog Millionaire" star Freida Pinto was spotted enjoying a dinner date with her beau and professional polo player Ronnie Barcardi in West Hollywood here.

No inhibitions in shooting without script: Freida Pinto
New Delhi, March 17 : She didn't have a script to memorise dialogues from when she had to shoot with Hollywood's "The Dark Knight" Christian Bale in Terrence Malick's film "Knight of Cups". But that didn't faze her at all, says Indian actress Freida Pinto.

Life comes full circle with 'Jungle Book...': Freida Pinto
New Delhi, March 14 : With her childhood memories attached to Rudyard Kipling's timeless classic, actress Freida Pinto, who found popularity in the West post "Slumdog Millionaire", is excited to be a part of "Jungle Book: Origins". She says her life has come full circle with the Hollywood ...

Freida Pinto to play mother in 'Jungle Book: Origins'
Los Angeles, March 4 : Actress Freida Pinto says she is portraying Mowgli's adoptive mother in "Jungle Book: Origins".

Freida Pinto to co-host dinner at WEF
Davos, Jan 21 : Actress Freida Pinto, who is also a representative of the Global Citizen Initiative, will host a special dinner on Thursday at the World Economic Forum (WEF) here.

Freida Pinto finds short films fascinating
New Delhi, Jan 14 : "Slumdog Millionaire" star Freida Pinto, who has also featured in films like "Rise of the Planet of the Apes" and "Immortals", says working in a short film is "fascinating" as it allows you to tell a story in less time.

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