Freida's heading to Cannes
Actor Freida Pinto (of Slumdog Millionaire fame) is a regular at international film festivals ever since her debut film created history at the Academy Awards. The actor, who made her debut at Cannes last year, will be heading there this year too.
While there have been speculations about Freida attending the festival, her spokesperson sets the record straight. "Freida Pinto will be attending and walking the red carpet at the Cannes Film Festival to be held from 16 to 27 May this year. This will be her second time at Cannes. She will be there supporting the brand she endorses. She is looking forward to the festival this year and hopes to have a good time."
While the day on which Freida makes her appearance is yet to be
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However, contrary to reports that suggest that boyfriend, actor Dev Patel will accompany her to the film festival, sources say that she will be making a solo appearance. "Freida would have loved to have Dev accompany her, but unfortunately that is not possible. Dev is busy with his commitments, and can't adjust his dates for Cannes. And since Freida is the face of the brand, she will walk the red carpet alone."
Freida has been busy shooting round the clock, and also reading a couple of scripts. Her trip would be brief this year as she'll be flying back to LA once she makes a red carpet appearance for the brand. "Freida has had a really busy schedule, so she hasn't had the time to take a vacation. Though she would love to come to India, she will mostly not to be able to make it. What she will wear to the red carpet is also being worked out now," the source reveals.
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