Indian actress Frieda Pinto is going places post her successful debut in multiple Oscar winning film Slumdog Millionaire.
The model-turned actress has landed a role in legendary filmmaker Woody Allen’s next film. The 24-year-old, who played the role of Latika in Boyle’s film was stunned when the film took home eight honours including the Best Picture and Best Director, Best Original Score and Song at the Academy Awards ceremony.
Pinto credits Boyle with helping her to land the role in three-time Oscar winner Allen’s film. “Yes, it’s up (begins) in July. So thank you, Danny Boyle, for helping me take off,” Pinto told US morning news programme Today.
The actress has become the cynosure of US media with fashion bible Vogue naming her one of the best dressed actresses