Freida Pinto Shines At The Dubai International Film Festival

Freida Pinto

The Slumdog Millionaire star stole the spotlight on the red carpet at the 9th annual Dubai International Film Festival, donning a glittering gold Ralph Lauren gown. Pinto who recently wrapped up filming on Knight of Cupsis head of the jury for the short film competitions in the Muhr Arab, Muhr AsiaAfrica and Muhr Emirati categories.

Fellow American actress and Academy Award-winner, Cate Blanchett, will be the head of the jury that will pick the winner of the IWC Schaffhausen Filmmaker script award. Ang Lee’s Life of Pi, which has earned $168,316,949 worldwide, opened the film festival Sunday night. The Dubai International Film Festival runs until December 16th.