Freida Pinto admitted to feeling nervous as the Oscars close in on her. “It’s kind of nerve-wracking to be thinking you are going to be walking down the red carpet and breathing the same air as Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, so I’m just breathing and bracing myself for the big moment,” she says.
The Slumdog Millionaire actress recently described some of the pitfalls that a starlet has to look out for on awards night. “I’m always worried about the right exit from the car, generally due to the dresses I wear,” she confides, “I always aim at making a graceful entry onto the red carpet and I have to say that I have mastered the art of graceful exits from the car!”
Freida and Dev Patel work so well together as a pair in the movie that some have begun to suspect there might be more to their relationship offscreen as well — one of these is Anil Kapoor. “When I meet them, I feel there is something happening,” he recently said on an American morning show, “She says ‘I have to look after him’ and ‘I have to baby sit him’ and that kind of stuff. They definitely make a great pair. Both of them look very good together.”
However, Dev denies there is any romantic link. The 18-year-old says of 24-year-old Freida, “We are mates”