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  • It was important for me to not surrender to the Indian stereotype: Freida Pinto

    New Delhi: Freida Pinto says she never wanted to surrender to the Indian stereotype in Hollywood, which resulted in her saying no to a lot of big projects. The 33-year-old Indian actor, who started her Hollywood journey with Oscar-winning film “Slumdog Millionaire”, says even though she knew it was the right decision, she went through a phase of “self doubt and anxiety”.

  • Love Sonia: ‘I was extremely disturbed by the subject,’ says Freida Pinto

    Love Sonia shows the viewers the real picture of sex trade and deals with the subject of human trafficking. Freida Pinto, the actresses plays the role of a prostitute in the film, the actor recently spoke about her role and the film in depth with the media and explained the complications behind her character and the life of the prostitutes and human trafficking in India.

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    Love Sonia trailer: Mrunal Thakur, Richa Chadha, Manoj Bajpayee take you into dark world of human trafficking

    The much awaited and intriguing trailer of ‘Love Sonia‘ is out. Based on the life of a 17-year-old teenager Sonia, the trailer will take you the inside the dark and vicious space of human trafficking. The trailer is an absolute eye-opener about the brutality prevailing in the world today. The trailer takes you on Sonia’s journey, a simple girl whose life goes upside down after being trapped

  • Love Sonia posters out! Freida Pinto, Mrunal Thakur stand out among other star casts

    After creating a buzz in Los Angeles and winning hearts in London, the makers of ‘Love Sonia’ have released three posters of each of its characters. ‘Love Sonia‘ is based on human trafficking and prostitution. The movie is based on hard-hitting story of a 17-year-old girl who risks her life to rescue her sister from cruel human trafficking network across India, Hong Kong and Los Angeles. In the posters,

  • Manoj Bajpayee hopes CBFC clears human trafficking film ‘Love Sonia’ without cuts

    Mumbai: Actor Manoj Bajpayee hopes the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) clears “Love Sonia”, based on women trafficking, without cutting any portion of the film. “‘Love Sonia‘ is based on women trafficking and I hope our censor board passes that film as soon as possible and for that, I would like to urge the censor board to not cut any portion of that film because women

  • Human trafficking tale ‘Love Sonia’ to release on September 14

    Mumbai: “Love Sonia”, based on the horrors of child trafficking, will release on September 14. Tabrez Noorani’s “Love Sonia” is a hard-hitting story of a 17-year-old girl who risks her life to rescue her sister from a vicious human trafficking network across India, Hong Kong and Los Angeles.

  • Mowgli Trailer is a darker narrative than The Jungle Book; Watch it here

    After the spectacular version of Rudyard Kipling’s Jungle Book by Disney, Warner Bros. studios is back with a darker narrative on the same chapter. Mowgli, directed by Andy Serkis is essentially based on the same 19th-century story of a human infant adopted by the wolves, but this time instead of his usual adventures, it’s the story of him being an outcast to other humans and battling acceptance in the jungle as well.

  • Oscars 2017: No leftover food went to waste this year, thanks to Freida Pinto

    Oscar’s isn’t just about the Award ceremony that’s telecast across the globe. It is always followed up by the Academy Awards’ Governors Ball, where all the nominees and winners are treated to a gala dinner. The event boasts of amazing culinary delights, most of which are Oscar’s themed. This year was also no exception. From Oscar’s statuette shaped chocolates and starters to a wide variety of appetizers and desserts, the evening’s food had many

  • Freida Pinto breaking stereotypes…

    Actress Freida Pinto says ‘there are too many stereotypes around female directors which we need to debunk’

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    10 lesser known facts about Freida Pinto on her 32nd birthday

    The 2009 super-hit movie Slumdog Millionaire, starring Freida Pinto and Dev Patel, was charming like a fairy-tale in its own way. The characters raised above all the odds, won a huge amount at a show and lived happily ever after.

  • Not So White: Oscars get a tinge of Bollywood!

    Los Angeles : 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.

  • Diversity not all about skin colour, ethnicity: Freida Pinto

    New Delhi: 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”.

  • We do it together is way to tackle gender gap: Freida Pinto

    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’.

  • Dev Patel still ‘best friends’ with ex Freida Pinto

    London: Indian-origin British actor Dev Patel says he is still best friends with his ex-girlfriend Freida Pinto despite ending their relationship in 2014. The pair, who met on the set of “Slumdog Millionaire”, – split after six years together. Dev, however, said they are still close and he will always cherish memories of their relationship, reported Femalefirst.

  • Richa signs international project

    Richa Chadha is no stranger to being part of quality films. Her reputation to be a class act in front of the camera has earned her the opportunity to be part of some of the best film in the recent times. She now takes this further with being roped in to easy a prominent lead role in David Womark’s Indo-American production –Love, Sonia,.