Hi everyone! Freida Pinto covers the October issue of Vogue India Magazine! She’s hot and perfect on the photoshoot that she make for this issue. Here you read her interview, and you can see the cover and the first unofficial pictures of the photoshoot.
“What is the estimated time of arrival for the cats?” the production manager asks anxiously into her cell phone. Two hawks and a horse are already in the studio. The clothes racks are weighed down by all manner of dark ensembles — a Roberto Cavalli dress, a Chanel jacket, a Gareth Pugh coat, amongst others. Amidst the neighing and the screeching, and a good 15 minutes ahead of her call time, arrives Freida Pinto.
You wouldn’t guess she’s flown into Mumbai from Los Angeles earlier that morning if you heard her. Photographer Bharat Sikka wants her to get on the horse? She can do it. Her nails need to be painted black? She knows just the right matte shade; a baffled nail artist is told the name and number.
Four and a half years ago, Vogue put on its cover a 24-year-old Pinto, freshly-minted from the success of Danny Boyle’s Slumdog Millionaire. She was a shiny debutante overwhelmed by the paparazzi stalking her every move; awed by things like “getting handbags from Tod’s, Bulgari and Dior — all in one day.”
But Pinto is an ingénue no more. Her public appearances no longer involve dancing to ‘Jai ho‘ on TV, which she did good-naturedly for the better part of 2009. “After one year of doing [it] on every live television show, you go ‘Screw you! I’m not doing it one more time’,” she laughs.
She has appeared in six movies since her debut, and another two are in post-production. During this time, she has worked with an all-star roster of directors, travelled to Sierra Leone and Ethiopia as global ambassador for Plan’s ‘Because I am a Girl’ campaign, had an audience with the UN secretary general, filmed under trying circumstances at the West Bank, made it to the front rows of New York, Paris and London fashion weeks and kissed Superman (Henry Cavill to mortals).