Trishna: Freida Pinto plays a village girl

Movies | | July 11, 2012, 8:19 pm
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'Trishna' is a story of a woman, whose life is destroyed by circumstances and love. Freida Pinto plays the title role in the film.

'Trishna' is a story of a woman, whose life is destroyed by circumstances and love. Freida Pinto plays the title role in the film.

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Before starting her film career, Freida Pinto anchored an international travel show, 'Full Circle'.

Before starting her film career, Freida Pinto anchored an international travel show, 'Full Circle'.

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Let's see whether her fans like her traditional Indian avatar in 'Trishna' or not.

Let's see whether her fans like her traditional Indian avatar in 'Trishna' or not.

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The film has been shot in Jaipur and Mumbai. Indian composer Amit Trivedi has scored the music for the film.

The film has been shot in Jaipur and Mumbai. Indian composer Amit Trivedi has scored the music for the film.

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The director of Trishna, Michael Winterbottom, has directed 17 films in last fifteen years. He has been nominated thrice for Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival.

The director of Trishna, Michael Winterbottom, has directed 17 films in last fifteen years. He has been nominated thrice for Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival.

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Freida Pinto is currently the highest paid Indian actress in Hollywood. She started her career with 'Slumdog Millionaire' in 2008.

Freida Pinto is currently the highest paid Indian actress in Hollywood. She started her career with 'Slumdog Millionaire' in 2008.

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Freida Pinto says she felt drained and exhausted after shooting for the movie 'Trishna' in rural India.

Freida Pinto says she felt drained and exhausted after shooting for the movie 'Trishna' in rural India.

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Michael Winterbottom, director of Freida Pinto-starrer 'Trishna' , said he would have 'begged' the Indian actress to play the lead role in his film.

Michael Winterbottom, director of Freida Pinto-starrer 'Trishna' , said he would have 'begged' the Indian actress to play the lead role in his film.

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The film had its international premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) and received rave reviews from critics.

The film had its international premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) and received rave reviews from critics.

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For the India release, 'Trishna' will be dubbed in eight languages.

For the India release, 'Trishna' will be dubbed in eight languages.

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Freida Pinto has been getting rave reviews for her performance in the film.

Freida Pinto has been getting rave reviews for her performance in the film.

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Freida Pinto and Riz Ahmed starrer 'Trishna' is directed by Michael Winterbottom.

Freida Pinto and Riz Ahmed starrer 'Trishna' is directed by Michael Winterbottom.

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'Trishna' is based on 'Tess of the d'Urbervilles', a novel by Thomas Hardy.

'Trishna' is based on 'Tess of the d'Urbervilles', a novel by Thomas Hardy.

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While working with Jay, Trishna falls in love with him. Bound with the traditions of her family, Trishna finds it difficult to confess her love to Jay.

While working with Jay, Trishna falls in love with him. Bound with the traditions of her family, Trishna finds it difficult to confess her love to Jay.

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Freida Pinto's most popular film so far is 'Slumdog Millionaire'. She was also seen in 'Miral' and 'Rise of the Planet of the Apes'.

Freida Pinto's most popular film so far is 'Slumdog Millionaire'. She was also seen in 'Miral' and 'Rise of the Planet of the Apes'.

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The acclaimed filmmaker, who has directed films like the Angelina Jolie-starrer 'The Might Heart' and the Kate Winslet starring period film 'Jude', said he chose Rajasthan for the shooting of 'Trishna' as the plot of Thomas Hardy's novel set in 19th century England was based on a rapidly-developing landscape.

The acclaimed filmmaker, who has directed films like the Angelina Jolie-starrer 'The Might Heart' and the Kate Winslet starring period film 'Jude', said he chose Rajasthan for the shooting of 'Trishna' as the plot of Thomas Hardy's novel set in 19th century England was based on a rapidly-developing landscape.

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She became popular with 'Slumdog Millionaire', let's see if she proves herself as an actress with 'Trishna'.

She became popular with 'Slumdog Millionaire', let's see if she proves herself as an actress with 'Trishna'.

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Stylish 'Slumdog Millionaire' star Freida Pinto will be seen in a de-glam avatar in 'Trishna', which is being released in the US this week.

Stylish 'Slumdog Millionaire' star Freida Pinto will be seen in a de-glam avatar in 'Trishna', which is being released in the US this week.

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Set in Rajasthan, Trishna meets Jay Singh, a rich British businessman, who comes to India to work with his dad.

Set in Rajasthan, Trishna meets Jay Singh, a rich British businessman, who comes to India to work with his dad.