She portrayed Cretan princess Phaedra in the epic fantasy action film Immortals (2011), narrated the documentary Girl Rising (2013), and starred in the biographical drama Desert Dancer (2014), for which she received critical acclaim.In 2017, she starred in the Showtime miniseries Guerrilla, and in 2018 she had starring roles in the Indian drama Love Sonia and the fantasy adventure film Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle.Pradhan noted "Slumdog Millionaire wasn't really a test of Freida's acting abilities." Pinto's second screen appearance of the year was playing the title character in Michael Winterbottom's Trishna.
Following graduation, she worked as a model and hosted the international travel show Full Circle (2006) on Zee TV.
Pinto rose to prominence with her film debut in the British drama Slumdog Millionaire (2008), for which she was nominated for the BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role, MTV Movie Award for Best Breakthrough Performance, and Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Actress - Drama, and won the Palm Springs International Film Festival Award for Breakthrough Performance.
stars Freida Pinto and Dev Patel have just been confirmed as a couple, spills Dev‘s mom Anita Patel.
She tells UK’s Daily Mirror, “First it was the film and now everything else seems to have slotted into place. Freida is really beautiful and I am really happy for them. We’re very proud of him.” Last week, Dev, 19, and Freida, 24, seemed quite coupley during an intimate lunch in Israel.
When asked about her preference for Hollywood, she replied: "I just wanted to become an actor.