This is definitely one of them." Patel echoes the sentiment. One project that made the cut was director Terrence Malick's long-awaited December movie Knight of Cups, which costars Natalie Portman and Christian Bale. Lately, Pinto's focused on a pair of important documentaries: India's Daughter, a film about the 2012 rape and murder of a young medical student in Delhi, India, and Girl Rising, which centers around the obstacles faced by young women in developing countries."It's a great way to stay in shape," she explains, adding that she alternates dance with yoga and hiking. "One thing would just bore me." Boredom isn't a concept with which one would expect Pinto to be familiar.Her life famously changed thanks to her role in Slumdog Millionaire, which won the Oscar for best picture in 2009.
The last six years have seen Pinto land a major beauty contract with L'Oréal, travel the world for film and modeling work, and grace innumerable red carpets as a global style icon.Slumdog also introduced Pinto to actor Dev Patel, now 24.