Slumdog Millionaire fame Indian actress Freida Pinto is enjoying the flavour of success. The lady has been invited to audition for the role of Bond Girl in the next James Bond movie, British newspapers have reported.
“Freida came to the attention of the Bond team when they were casting ‘Quantum of Solace,'” a source told The Sun newspaper. “She was too young at the time to have a part as a love interest for a secret agent. But she has blossomed into an incredibly stunning young woman and would look perfect on Daniel Craig’s arm.”
Director Danny Boyle has been asked to direct the latest in the super hit Bond movies. He has yet to take a decision on the proposal.
Freida, meanwhile, is very lucky to have arrived on the international stage. She was a young struggling model in India, who would have been very happy to do small TV commercials if they came her way. She couldn’t find a place in the Indian media industry and rather settled down to be a wife of a software eng. Things changed, after Boyle cast her in the eight Oscars winning movie.
She is now doing a Woody Allen movie and is planning to settle down in New York. She refuses to be married and is enjoying the high life of an international celebrity.
She was the face of the recent covers of GQ and Maxim. Pinto has also signed up with fashion brand Estee Lauder for an estimated £200,000 to be the face of the brand and join the ranks of Liz Hurley and Gwyneth Paltrow.
‘Freida is hot property right now,’ a source tells The Sun.