'Slumdog Millionaire' starlet Freida Pinto's star just keeps on rising
! She's gained international recognition for her first ever role in the Oscar winning 'Slumdog,' signed onto to co-star in a W
oody Allen film, walked the ramp at Milan fashion week, hob knobbed with tons of a-list celebrities, and now she's making waves in the make-up industry. The former model has signed onto become the new face of cosmetics giant, Estee Lauder! Pretty big news, as her face will be seen in magazine adverts, television commercials and so on, giving her tons more exposure.
According to reports, the deal is worth $350,000 dollars and confirms the fact that Freida's become a hot property. Freida joins the likes of Liz Hurley and Gwyneth Paltrow, who are both spokespersons for the make-up company. Plus Freida becomes the company's first ever Indian spokesperson! How exciting! Just goes to show how this whole east meets west collaboration keeps growing. If you ask us, it's about time Desis are shown in a more international light in the entertainment industry!
Freida joins Aishwarya Rai, who is a spokesperson for L'Oreal on an international scale, as another Indian face for cosmetics. It'll be nice to have an Indian woman representing a make-up company
when many Desi girls have often complained about a lack of cosmetics made especially for South Asian skin types. Maybe this will help lead to makeup companies paying more attention to that fact.
All that aside, we want to know what you think of Freida landing the Estee Lauder contract. Is it cool that she's getting all this recognition? Or is she becoming a tad too overexposed? Drop us a comment with your thoughts on the matter!