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Freida Pinto tackles the classics with 'Tess' adaptation 'Trishna'

Most fans will remember Freida Pinto from 2008's "Slumdog Millionaire," but her latest film, "Trishna," does not travel "Millionaire's" fairytale romance route, even though it is also based in India."Trishna" is based on Thomas Hardy's famed tragedy "Tess of the d'Urbervilles.""It was daunting," the actress told TODAY's Savannah Guthrie, Al Roker and Natalie Morales on Wednesday, of taking on a

Most fans will remember Freida Pinto from 2008's "Slumdog Millionaire," but her latest film, "Trishna," does not travel "Millionaire's" fairytale romance route, even though it is also based in India.

"Trishna" is based on Thomas Hardy's famed tragedy "Tess of the d'Urbervilles."

"It was daunting," the actress told TODAY's Savannah Guthrie, Al Roker and Natalie Morales on Wednesday, of taking on a version of such a literary classic.

Check out what else she had to share in the video!

 

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