Freida Pinto on Beauty Standards: I Have to Change Hollywood's Perception of Me

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Freida Pinto: The Blisters I Endured While Portraying a Dancer Make Me 'Proud'

Don’t say Freida Pinto hasn’t suffered for her art.

In her latest film, Desert Dancer, the actress plays an Iranian woman who joins an illegal dance troupe in a turbulent 2009 Tehran, a role that required months of training.

The Slumdog Millionaire star, 30, says she developed a deep admiration for dancers – and a few blisters – during her preparation for the film.

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Freida Pinto Is the New Face of Free People (and Looks Like a Total Goddess in the Photos, Naturally)

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Slumdog's Dev Patel: Don't Worry, Mom, I'm Not Engaged!

Slumdog Millionaire star Dev Patel’s mother found out about her son’s engagement on the Internet. Only he never popped the question.

“I was like, Mum, ‘I didn’t [get engaged] – trust me,’ ” the actor says, quashing widespread rumors that he and longtime girlfriend Freida Pinto plan to tie the knot. “Nothing’s happened. Everything is fine. I’m just shooting a film.”

But the buzz grew so strong, Patel’s mother was forced to clear up rumors herself.

POLL: Who Should Be the Next Bond Girl?

It’s time to get shaken and stirred!

The 3-D reboot of the 007 series – directed by recently separated filmmaker Sam Mendes – is currently casting Bond girls (hello, Pussy Galore!).

Here’s our shortlist of beauties who could hold their own next to blond Bond Daniel Craig:

Freida & Dev's Cozy Poolside Getaway

Slumdog Millionaire sweethearts Freida Pinto and Dev Patel arrived for a romantic getaway at San Diego’s Hard Rock Hotel “wrapped arm in arm, whispering in each other’s ears,” an onlooker says. Patel carried his girlfriend’s bag into their suite before stepping out for dinner a deux at Nobu. The duo also swung by SeaWorld over the weekend, where they took a VIP tour and fed the animals. Before checking out, the couple relaxed at Float, the hotel’s poolside lounge, then took a train back to L.A.

Caught in the Act!

• Slumdog Millionaire sweethearts Freida Pinto and Dev Patel arrived for a romantic getaway at San Diego’s Hard Rock Hotel “wrapped arm in arm, whispering in each other’s ears,” an onlooker says. Patel carried his girlfriend’s bag into their suite before stepping out for dinner a deux at Nobu. The duo also swung by SeaWorld over the weekend, where they took a VIP tour and fed the animals. Before checking out, the couple relaxed at Float, the hotel’s poolside lounge, then took a train back to L.A.

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