Los Angeles: Freida Pinto who came to be known worldwide for the potrayal of Latika in the Oscar winning “Slumdog Millionaire”, is all set to become one of the award presenters at the upcoming 69th Golden Globe Awards to be held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California.
The Mumbai – born Pinto will be accompanied by Hollywood biggies such as Natalie Portman and Nicole Kidman, who will also be presenting at this grand event on Sunday, January 15th.
“HFPA announces Freida Pinto as a 69th Annual #GoldenGlobesPresenter (sic),” as announced on the Twitter page of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. Freida walked the red carpet for the first time for Danny Boyle’s “Slumdog” in the year 2009. This Golden Globes will be her second time on the red carpet.
Hollywood stars like Salma Hayek, Clive Owen, Jake Gyllenhaal, Melissa McCarthy, Mark Wahlberg and Antonio Banderas will be among the other presenters at the star – studded award ceremony. Ricky Gervais would be hosting the event.
Freida’s recent movies include “Rise of the Planet of the Apes”, along with James Franco which proved to be a box – office hit, then a 3D fantasy drama “Immortals”, and a French epic drama named “Black Gold”, where she played Princess Leyla.