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She was born and raised in Mumbai, India, and decided when she was young that she would become an actress. Xavier's College, Mumbai, she took part in amateur plays.
After graduation, she briefly worked as a model and then as a television presenter.
Pinto received major attention for portraying the title character in Michael Winterbottom's Trishna (2011).
Her performance in the biographical drama Desert Dancer (2014) received critical acclaim.
In February 2016, Pinto announced that she would be a part of a nonprofit organisation called "We Do It Together", which provides finance for feature films, documentaries, and television shows that focus on women's empowerment.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 and not been able to get any meaningful projects in India.Along with her film career, she promotes humanitarian causes and is vocal about women's empowerment. John's Universal School in Goregaon, Mumbai, and her father Frederick Pinto was a senior branch manager for the Bank of Baroda. She later recalled being inspired by Sushmita Sen's victory in the 1994 Miss Universe competition, explaining that "the country was really proud of her, and I was like, one day, I want to do the same".Two years later, a controversy arose when she appeared in an advert promoting a L'Oréal product; it showed Pinto in what was perceived to be a lighter skin tone due to make-up or editing.The company denied claims of retouching Pinto's picture.