Freida Pinto says it's a privilege to be the face of L'Oreal.

The 'Slumdog Millionaire' actress has appeared in campaigns for the cosmetic brand since 2009 and admits it's a quite a thrill to be following in the footsteps of the likes of Claudia Schiffer, Julia Roberts and Jennifer Aniston.

Speaking in a behind-the-scenes video, Freida said: "The first thing when they told me, that they're considering you, and I had no clue that I was already on board, and when they told me about it, there's a feeling of being very privileged actually, because you already know about the long list of women who have represented this brand in the past and now you get to join them. I felt very privileged."

Although she is renowned for her beauty, Freida, 26, has previously admitted to being overly-confident about her looks.

She said: "When I was small, a lot of people would say I was a cute chubby little baby, with light blue eyes, and my mum said initially I let it go to my head. But by the time I reached college, I kind of toned it down. It's like a growing-up experience."