Freida Pinto, reports Contactmusic.
Allen has not yet revealed any plot details about the upcoming film - but shooting is slated to begin in London this summer (09). Pinto has credited director Danny Boyle for landing a role in three-time Oscar winner Allen"s new venture.
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.