But what we had was a script that inspired mad love in everyone who read it."We had a genius for a director, we had a cast and a crew who were unwavering in their commitment and whose talents are up on the screen for you to see." “Most of all we had passion and belief.In yellow lace on top of sheer tulle it manages to cover off sexy and feminine in one go so why not steal her style with one of the citrus brights in our edit below?Splash some serious cash on Alessandra Rich at Farfetch or there's a sale bargain at Asos by Jarlo that'll give you Freida's look on a budget.The Oscar haul equals that of Richard Attenborough’s Gandhi, which scooped eight Oscars in 1983, though falls short of The English Patient, Anthony Minghella's Second World War romance, which won nine Academy Awards in 1997.Slumdog, a rags-to-riches fairy tale about an orphan who appears on India’s version of Who Wants to be a Millionaire, had already accrued a wealth of awards in the build-up to the Oscars, including seven Baftas and four Golden Globes, and was favourite in most of the 10 categories in which it was nominated, including best picture.‘There comes a point where you’ve got everything you want – career, love, family – but you’ve ignored yourself. ‘For the first time, I finally understand the concept of self-love and self-care,’ she says. So we're going to start dressing to match our mood and that means finally packing away the gloomy greys and boring blacks and embracing pretty pastels instead.
Although the Indian media has credited Pinto with breaking the stereotypical image of an Indian woman in foreign films, she has been a lesser-known figure in Indian cinema.Freida Pinto is our inspiration today in this shot of her at the Independent Spirit Awards earlier this year.Her dress, by Italian label Uel Camilo, is just the thing to liven up your new season look.Her biggest commercial success came with the 2011 science fiction film Rise of the Planet of the Apes.Pinto received major attention for portraying the title character in Michael Winterbottom's Trishna (2011).For the latter, he won the BAFTA Award for Best Supporting Actor and was nominated for the Golden Globe, Critics' Choice Award, SAG Award, and the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor.He was given the Best Actor award for his performance.Patel later attended Whitmore High School, receiving an A* in GCSE Drama for his "self-penned portrayal of a child in the Beslan school siege".His drama teacher Niamh Wright has stated, "Dev was a gifted student who quickly impressed me with his innate ability to communicate a wide variety of characters imaginatively and creatively.Whichever you choose you'll be bringing the sunshine with you whatever the weather.Not that she’s dismissing the relationship that was kindled when the pair – both unknowns – became overnight stars thanks to Slumdog, which was a box office smash in 2008. But I ended up being single when I started thinking about these other things.’ They’re still great friends, she insists.