Freida Pinto, an Indian actress and model was born on October 18, 1984 to Frederick and Sylvia in Mumbai. Freida comes from a Mangalorean Catholic family and studied at Carmel of St. Joseph School, Malad. She received a degree in arts with a major in English literatures and minors in Psychology and Economics from St. Xaviers College, Mumbai. Before entering into films, Freida became a model and featured in many advertisements for Vodafone India, Airtel and Skoda. But Freida came into limelight with her debut film Slumdog Millionaire, for which she won many accolades. Freida has been mostly doing English films but she has expressed her to wish to feature in Bollywood films. Some of the other films of Freida are You will Meet a tall dark stranger, Rise of the planet of Apes, Trishna and Day of the Falcon.