Indians who made it big in the West
Before she made her feature film debut in the 2008 movie, Slumdog Millionaire, Freida Pinto anchored the international travel show, Full Circle, on Zee International Asia Pacific from 2006-08. At the 2008 Toronto International Film Festival, Slumdog Millionaire won the Cadillac People's Choice and four awards at the 2009 Golden Globe Awards. She herself was nominated for "Best Actress in a Supporting Role" at the 2009 BAFTA Awards. She won the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture alongside other cast members from ‘Slumdog Millionaire’. Freida co-starred in Woody Allen's comedy-drama film ‘You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger’, with Antonio Banderas, Josh Brolin, Anthony Hopkins, Anupam Kher and Naomi Watts, which premiered at the 2010 Cannes Film Festival. She is due to appear in the 2011 science fiction film ‘Rise of the Planet of the Apes’, the prequel to the ‘Planet of the Apes’ (1968), opposite James Franco. She will also appear in the 2011 fantasy-action-drama film, ‘Immortals’, in which she will play the role of the oracle priestess Phaedra.