Birth Name: Freida Selena Pinto
Place of Birth: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Date of Birth: 18 October, 1984
Ethnicity: Konkani [Mangalorean] Indian
Freida Pinto is an Indian actress and model. She was born in Mumbai, India, and became known in the U.S. for her role as Latika, in her debut film, Slumdog Millionaire. She has also had lead roles in Immortals (2011), Rise of the Planet of the Apes, and Hillbilly Elegy, among other films.
Freida was quoted in article saying that she is of 100% Indian descent, of Mangalorean Catholic origin. Mangalorean Catholics are also known as Konkani people.
Freida’s surname is Portuguese. Many Indians took Portuguese surnames from missionaries who converted them to Christianity.