The 28-year-old Indian-origin actress, who wore a glittering gold Ralph Lauren dress for the event, is the head of the jury for the short film competitions in the Muhr Arab, Muhr AsiaAfrica and Muhr Emirati categories.

Freida Pinto
Freida Pinto. Pic/Santa Banta

“I love Dubai and it’s great to be back. I haven’t seen any films yet but I am excited to be part of the jury,” Gulf News quoted her as saying.

“I will be seeing many movies with subtitles,” she added.