Frieda Pinto has been shortlisted to be the next Bond girl. If she accepts the role, it will be the first time that an Indian actress will play the role of the sexy heroine in the 007 series. Frieda shot to fame with the international success of Slumdog Millionaire and has been under the watchful eye of Hollywood filmmakers.
She was recently roped in for the Woody Allen movie, You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger and has appeared on various American talk shows with Oprah Winfrey, Tyra Banks and Jay Leno.
The UK’s Sun Newspaper says that the Bond team have had their eye on the 24-year-old for some time. “Frieda came to the attention of the Bond team when they were casting Quantum of Solace, but she was too young at the time to have a part as a love interest for a secret agent,” said a source.
Frieda recently also struck a deal with cosmetic house, Est