Freida rose to fame playing Latika in 'Slumdog Millionaire'. Before this, she had only featured in some TV and print ads.
After 'Slumdog' she was seen in Woody Allen's 'You Will Meet A Tall Dark Stranger' and 'Miral'. Freida also featured in People Magazine's Most Beautiful People list and the World's Best Dressed Women list.
In 2010 she was also among the top 99 most desirable women in the poll conducted by Askmen.com and on Vogue's list of most stylish women.
Freida was engaged to former publicist Rohan Antao for two years before she called it off and started dating her 'Slumdog' co-star Dev Patel.