Freida Selena Pinto is an Indian actress from Bombay, Maharashtra, India [now Mumbai, Maharashtra, India].
She rose to prominence playing Latika in the British drama Slumdog Millionaire, her first appearance in a film. She has appeared in several American and British productions, often playing supporting roles. Her biggest commercial success came with playing Caroline Aranha in the science fiction film Rise of the Planet of the Apes. Pinto received major attention for portraying the title character in Michael Winterbottom's Trishna, and her performance as Elaheh in the biographical drama Desert Dancer received critical acclaim. She has also played Phaedra in Immortals, Princess Leyla in Day of the Falcon, and Helen in Knight of Cups. Freida can currently be seen playing the role of Jas Mitra on the Showtime series Guerrilla.