The film, based on Thomas Hardy's novel Tess of the d'Urbervilles, gave Pinto the role of a teenage Rajasthani peasant, who leaves her family to work for a British-born Indian hotelier, played by Riz Ahmed. Before beginning her film career, Pinto was engaged to Rohan Antao, who had been her publicist at one point. Feminism is a very misconstrued and misunderstood topic.
She talked about acting without a script: "It is definitely a bit nerve-racking on the first day because you don't know where you are going to go. She ended the relationship in January 2009 and began dating her Slumdog Millionaire co-star Dev Patel. As soon as we say feminism, it does not mean all men should become subordinate and women should be the ones who rule the world.
Along with her film career, she promotes humanitarian causes and is vocal about women's empowerment. John's Universal School in Goregaon, Mumbai, and her father Frederick Pinto was a senior branch manager for the Bank of Baroda. She later recalled being inspired by Sushmita Sen's victory in the 1994 Miss Universe competition, explaining that "the country was really proud of her, and I was like, one day, I want to do the same".
A lot of my motivation has come from her, from being with her and knowing her." Freida Pinto and Dev Patel split up in December 2014 but remain very close Out of respect for Freida and their romance, he declined to comment any further on their break-up. "There is no way one person can sit down and go, ' But why did this happen to me?She raised ,000 for their annual fund raiser—"The 15th Grand Slam for Children"—which was aimed at providing education for underprivileged children.In February 2016, Pinto announced that she would be a part of a nonprofit organisation called "We Do It Together", which provides finance for feature films, documentaries, and television shows that focus on women's empowerment.But once you figure that out, then it doesn't really matter. The only way we can have a progressive and successful country or world is when men and women treat each other as equals.In 2010, Pinto joined Andre Agassi and Steffi Graf in support of their philanthropic organisation, the Agassi Foundation.