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7 days ago
Diversity not all about skin colour, ethnicity: Freida Pinto

New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) 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 beyond skin colour, it is pointless and redundant. From veteran actors like Shashi Kapoor, Ka...

8 days ago
We Do It Together is way to tackle gender gap: Freida Pinto

New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) 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 campaign is a 'doer not a talker'. It is not a corporate annual fund, so money doesn't necessa...

20 days ago
Freida Pinto to promote women empowerment at Cannes

Mumbai, May 4 (IANS) 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. Freida is one of the members of the advisory board which also includes stars like Jessica Chastain, Jul...

1 month ago
Today, roles not restricted to ethnicity: Freida Pinto

New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) 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. The 31-year-old, who started her career in films with Slumdog Millionaire in 2008, sa...

1 month ago
Freida Pinto enjoys night out with beau

Los Angeles, March 27 (IANS) Slumdog Millionaire star Freida Pinto was spotted enjoying a dinner date with her beau and professional polo player Ronnie Barcardi in West Hollywood here. Freida and Barcardi were clicked enjoying a low-key date night at the Nice Guy Club in West Hollywood here on Friday. The couple kept a low profile as they exited the eatery, reports dailymail.co.uk.

2 months ago
No inhibitions in shooting without script: Freida Pinto

New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) 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. The actress, who found acclaim in the West after Slumdog Millionaire, has no fear of working without scripts, as she says it can get...

2 months ago
Life comes full circle with 'Jungle Book...': Freida Pinto

New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) 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 project. Freida is voicing Mowgli's adoptive mother in the Warner Brothers' motion capture live-ac...

2 months ago
Freida Pinto to play mother in 'Jungle Book: Origins'

Los Angeles, March 4 (IANS) Actress Freida Pinto says she is portraying Mowgli's adoptive mother in Jungle Book: Origins. In an interview with etonline.com, the Indian actress opened up about her upcoming role in Warner Brothers' motion capture live-action adventure adaptation of The Jungle Book, based on the novel by Rudyard Kipling. I play Mowgli's adoptive mother, so I'm very,...

2 months ago
Chastain launches women's empowerment production company

Los Angeles, Feb 25 (IANS) Actresses Jessica Chastain and Juliette Binoche, singer Queen Latifah, and film director Catherine Hardwicke have joined production company We Do It Together (WDIT) to produce films and TV that boost the empowerment of women. The non-profit company is planning to develop a slate of inspiring films by and about women to ensure future opportunities for known and ...

4 months ago
Freida Pinto to co-host dinner at WEF

Davos, Jan 21 (IANS) 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. The special guests at the dinner will be Melinda Gates, co-founder of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, and U2 lead singer Bono along with talk show host Oprah Winfrey and Facebook CEO Sheryl Sandberg...

4 months ago
Freida Pinto finds short films fascinating

New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) 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. Short films are very fascinating because we don't get the comfort of like two hours feature to tell the whole story and develop it. So you pretty much ha...

7 months ago
Freida Pinto kisses new beau

Los Angeles, Oct 22 (IANS) Actress Freida Pinto was spotted kissing professional polo player Ronnie Barcardi here earlier this month. The 31-year-old, who dated Dev Patel for six years after meeting him on the sets of their breakout film Slumdog Millionaire in 2008, looked fully enamoured of her new beau, reports eonline.com. Pinto wrapped her arms around her man's waist and laid...

7 months ago
Global stars to come together in Capital to hail girl power

New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) Be it Oscar-winning actress Cate Blanchett, critically acclaimed stars Freida Pinto, Shabana Azmi and Nandita Das or Iranian female race car driver Laleh Seddigh - women, who have carved a name for themselves, will share their extraordinary and inspiring stories at the Women in the World India Summit here on November 20. Tina Brown, the founder of Women in the Wo...

7 months ago
Global stars to come together in Capital to hail girl power

New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) Be it Oscar-winning actress Cate Blanchett, critically acclaimed stars Freida Pinto, Shabana Azmi and Nandita Das or Iranian female race car driver Laleh Seddigh - women, who have carved a name for themselves, will share their extraordinary and inspiring stories at the Women in the World India Summit here on November 20. Tina Brown, the founder of Women in the Wo...

7 months ago
Hrithik Roshan to teach 'World's Largest Lesson'

New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) Bang Bang! star Hrithik Roshan has been announced as India ambassador for Unicef and the Global Goals campaign's World's Largest Lesson. The actor has joined other celebrities to invite young students to use their superpower to help protect our planet and achieve the global goals' mission to end poverty and inequality. The World's Largest Lesson aims to te...

7 months ago
Hrithik Roshan to teach 'World's Largest Lesson'

New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) Bang Bang! star Hrithik Roshan has been announced as India ambassador for Unicef and the Global Goals campaign's World's Largest Lesson. The actor has joined other celebrities to invite young students to use their superpower to help protect our planet and achieve the global goals' mission to end poverty and inequality. The World's Largest Lesson aims to te...

7 months ago
Hrithik Roshan to teach 'World's Largest Lesson'

New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) Bang Bang! star Hrithik Roshan has been announced as India ambassador for Unicef and the Global Goals campaign's World's Largest Lesson. The actor has joined other celebrities to invite young students to use their superpower to help protect our planet and achieve the global goals' mission to end poverty and inequality. The World's Largest Lesson aims to te...

7 months ago
Hrithik Roshan to teach 'World's Largest Lesson'

New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) Bang Bang! star Hrithik Roshan has been announced as India ambassador for Unicef and the Global Goals campaign's World's Largest Lesson. The actor has joined other celebrities to invite young students to use their superpower to help protect our planet and achieve the global goals' mission to end poverty and inequality. The World's Largest Lesson aims to te...

7 months ago
Hrithik Roshan to teach 'World's Largest Lesson'

New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) Bang Bang! star Hrithik Roshan has been announced as India ambassador for Unicef and the Global Goals campaign's World's Largest Lesson. The actor has joined other celebrities to invite young students to use their superpower to help protect our planet and achieve the global goals' mission to end poverty and inequality. The World's Largest Lesson aims to te...

7 months ago
Hrithik Roshan to teach 'World's Largest Lesson'

New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) Bang Bang! star Hrithik Roshan has been announced as India ambassador for Unicef and the Global Goals campaign's World's Largest Lesson. The actor has joined other celebrities to invite young students to use their superpower to help protect our planet and achieve the global goals' mission to end poverty and inequality. The World's Largest Lesson aims to te...

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