Freida Pinto to star in Woody Allen's next

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London, Feb 24 (ANI): Slumdog Millionaire star Freida Pinto, who's riding high on the Oscar success of the film, has been roped in to star in Woody Allen's new flick.

In an interview to U.S. morning news programme Today, the 24-year-old star credited director Danny Boyle for landing a role in three-time Oscar winner Allen's new venture.

"Yes, it's up (begins) in July (09). So thank you, Danny Boyle, for helping me take off," the Daily Express quoted her as saying.

Slumdog Millionaire swept the Oscar by winning 8 awards including the Best Film.

Composer AR Rahman walked away with two awards for Best Original Score, while shared the Best Original Song gong with renowned lyricist Gulzar. (ANI)

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