Freida Pinto first Bollywood actress to host Pre-Oscar Party


Bollywood actress Freida Pinto, who became popular in her role as Latika in the movie ‘Slumdog Millionaire’, is now all set to host one of the most sought after parties – the pre-Oscar. Freida will be hosting the special party to further the cause of the girl child.

The event, which will be hosted by the ‘Immortals’ actress will be a part of the 14th installment of Campaign Hollywood, which is Vanity Fair’s annual week-long celebration leading up to the Academy awards. It will also be one of the most well-attended and sought after the celebratory events.

The event will also mark the 100th anniversary of the magazine. Pinto has also become the first Indian actress to host the pre-Oscar party. The event is known as the ‘DJ night with Freida Pinto and Vanity Fair’. The evening will feature a special performance by DJ ACE. The proceeds of the event will be directed to a campaign for the education of girls across the globe through film and social media advocacy.

The spokesperson of Pinto confirmed about the news and said in a statement that Vanity Fair had approached Freida to host the pre-Oscar party and that the actress was more than happy to align with the publication.