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OC TV: Girl Rising Global Ambassador, Freida Pinto

Film & TV Open Chest TV Oct 29, 2015

Freida Pinto became an international film star after she garnered attention for her debut role in the critically and commercially acclaimed film Slumdog Millionaire. She was nominated for “Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture” for her role at the 2009 BAFTA Awards and the movie went on to win 8 Academy Awards including “Best Motion Picture.” She has also starred in other films including Miral, Rise of The Planet of the Apes, and You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger.
In 2013, Ms. Pinto participated in the film Girl Rising and went on to become a Girl Rising Global Ambassador and producer for the Girl Rising India film. She is also an ambassador for Plan International.
[blockquote]Across all her leadership roles, she remains passionate about the importance of education, the critical role men play towards achieving gender equality and how changing attitudes and mindsets will help raise the value of girls.[/blockquote]
In this special episode of Open Chest TV, Raj Girn sits down with long-time friend and Hollywood actress Freida Pinto to intimately discuss her involvement in the Girl Rising movement and how her work in support of the film is to help build awareness and change the cultural, economic and social factors that are preventing young girls around the world from reaching their full potential.


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