Pronto, cá está ela, assim ao modo boneca Barbie, Freida Pinto, 24 anos, a bela Latika de Slumdog Millionaire, na Vanity Fair.
"Catapulted to stardom as Latika, the irresistible love interest in Danny Boyle’s Golden Globe–winning Slumdog Millionaire, which was set—and filmed—in her native city. “Bombay is literally the third character in the film, and a very important one,” says Pinto, a former model. “The most wonderful thing about Danny is he’s not focused on poverty only. He shows that Bombay does rise above it.” On outlasting the protracted auditioning process: “Danny said that when he first saw me on tape he pretty much knew he was going to cast me, but we needed to go through auditioning to be sure,” says Pinto. “So it took me six months of auditioning to get the part. By the fourth month I started getting obsessed with the role. Every time I met my friends I would read lines from the script!”