Actress . Singer . Miss World 2000
Priyanka Chopra was born in Jamshedpur on 18th July 1982. to Capt. Dr. Ashok Chopra and Dr. Madhu Chopra - both doctors in the Indian Army. Her mother, Madhu Chopra hails from Adityapur in Jamshedpur. Due to the transferable jobs of her parents, Priyanka has had a multi-cultural upbringing in various cities of India which includes - New Delhi, Pune, Lucknow, Bareilly, Ladakh, Chandigarh and Ambala. Though she did occasionally make visits to her grandparents at Adityapur. At an early age of 13, Priyanka moved to her aunt's place in the USA where she continued her schooling. There too she had the opportunity to live in multiple cities, viz. Newton (Massachusetts), Cedar Rapids (Iowa), and Queens (New York).
Priyanka did not aspire to be an actress. Her early days fancy was to become a software engineer or a psychologist. However, life took a different turn for here after she became Miss World. Priyanka Chopra's first grand success came when she won the Femina Miss India World title in the year 2000. Subsequently, she even won the Miss World pageant and became Miss World 2000. This opened the doors for her in Bollywood and she started receiving offers for films. In 2002 she made her acting debut from a Tamil film Thamizhan. The following year, she starred opposite Sunny Deol and Preity Zinta in The Hero - Love Story of a Spy. Her second Hindi film Andaaz opposite Akshay Kumar, was a super hit and won her the Filmfare Best Female Debut Award and also a nomination for the Filmfare Best Supporting Actress Award. Since then there has been no looking back for Priyanka. Today Priyanka is a successful Bollywood star with many hit movies and several awards to her fold. She has gained recognition for her versatility in portraying a range of unconventional roles. Priyanka Chopra is now one of Bollywood's highest-paid actresses and is amongst the top popular Bollywood celebrities in India.
Priyanka Chopra has also been recently acclaimed as a singer with her own music album launch which became an instant hit.
Films done by Priyanka Chopra
A few of her popular films include - Aitraaz (2004), Fashion (2008), Kaminey (2009), What's Your Raashee (2009), Saat Khoon Maaf (2011) and Barfi (2012).
Priyanka Chopra in the News
- Priyanka Chopra's ad for Assam is quite stunning | Condé Nast ... - Condé Nast Traveller India
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Priyanka Chopra's ad for Assam is quite stunning | Condé Nast ...
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Bollywood actor and Quantico star Priyanka Chopra's new ad film for Assam Tourism has her drape a traditional Assamese saree and look as beautiful as ever.
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Posted on:22 Oct 2017 at 11:40am
- Not just one Harvey Weinstein, says Priyanka Chopra - The Hindu
Not just one Harvey Weinstein, says Priyanka Chopra
Actor Priyanka Chopra says people like the controversial Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein are present across the world. Priyanka slammed Weinstein and spoke about women empowerment at the 2017 Marie Claire Power Trip earlier this week, reports ...
Harveys all over, also in India: Priyanka Chopra Times of India
Priyanka Chopra Hints At Weinsteins in Bollywood, Says Sexual Exploitation Exists in the Industry News18
Not just one Harvey Weinstein, women are sexually harassed by men everywhere: Priyanka Chopra Economic Times
Firstpost -InStyle -New York Times -New York Times
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Posted on:20 Oct 2017 at 11:09am
- Priyanka Chopra celebrates Diwali at her New York home - Deccan Chronicle
Priyanka Chopra celebrates Diwali at her New York home
While she had a Diwali dinner with some of her friends, she kept a traditional Diwali party at her NYC home.
Priyanka Chopra dines with Quantico co-stars, picture goes viral Yahoo India News
Priyanka Chopra slays in a purple saree, celebrates Diwali at her ... PINKVILLA
Priyanka Chopra puts her best style statement forward for a launch event with Kate Hudson, Karlie Kloss and Fergie Bollywood Hungama
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Posted on:23 Oct 2017 at 6:54am
- Pahlaj Nihalani Says Priyanka Chopra Is Right, 'There are Harvey ... - News18
Pahlaj Nihalani Says Priyanka Chopra Is Right, 'There are Harvey ...
Weinstein, a popular Hollywood producer has been accused of sexual harassment or abuse by more than three dozen women, including several top actresses ...
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Posted on:22 Oct 2017 at 9:04am
- Priyanka Chopra Warns Of 'Many' Harvey Weinsteins - NDTV
Priyanka Chopra Warns Of 'Many' Harvey Weinsteins
Actress Priyanka Chopra, who is currently shooting for the third season of her American TV show Quantico, recently opened up about the sexual harassment case against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein. He is accused of sexually harassing, assaulting ...
Priyanka Chopra Rented Out a $1350-a-Night Beverly Hills Villa for Herself and Her Dog Architectural Digest
Priyanka Chopra's interesting Instagram pics Times of India
Priyanka Chopra just had her own Carrie Bradshaw moment ELLE India
MarieClaire.com -The Indian Express -Hindustan Times
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Posted on:18 Oct 2017 at 10:50am
- After Priyanka Chopra, Vidya Balan Responds to Harvey Weinstein ... - News18
After Priyanka Chopra, Vidya Balan Responds to Harvey Weinstein ...
Vidya, known for portraying strong female characters on screen, said it clearly shows why women still feel unsafe while addressing the sexual harassment ...
Vidya Balan on Harvey Weinstein scandal: It is shocking to see ... The Indian Express
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Posted on:21 Oct 2017 at 9:43am
- Priyanka Chopra Has a Style Crush on Blake Lively—And Just Joined Bumble - InStyle
Priyanka Chopra Has a Style Crush on Blake Lively—And Just Joined Bumble
Bumble Bizz, that is. The app expanded into platonic matchmaking with Bumble BFF earlier this year, and its latest tool marks its foray into the world of professional networking. Bizz—accessible within the regular Bumble app—lets you swipe through a ...
Posted on:19 Oct 2017 at 10:36pm
- You can never, ever wear the dress Priyanka Chopra just did - India Today
You can never, ever wear the dress Priyanka Chopra just did
You can never, ever wear the dress Priyanka Chopra just did. It's not a challenge; it's a fact. Common people cannot pull this off, no matter how hard they try. IndiaToday.in | Posted by Somya Abrol. email@example.com. October 18, 2017 | UPDATED 14 ...
Posted on:18 Oct 2017 at 9:25am
- Priyanka Chopra Says This Beverly Hills Rental Is Like Staying on Your Own Private Island - Travel+Leisure
Priyanka Chopra Says This Beverly Hills Rental Is Like Staying on Your Own Private Island
Actress Priyanka Chopra recently took a staycation with friends in Los Angeles, staying in a luxurious modern paradise tucked away in Beverly Hills. The four-bedroom house sits secluded within the hills, offering privacy and marvelous views. Related ...
Posted on:19 Oct 2017 at 6:53pm
- Priyanka Chopra's epic girl gang selfie | ELLE India | Elle India - ELLE India
Priyanka Chopra's epic girl gang selfie | ELLE India | Elle India
In yet another edition of Priyanka's Selfie With The Stars, the actress posted a photo with a posse including supermodel Karlie Kloss and singer-songwriter ...
Beyonce, Priyanka Chopra, Fergie & More Best Dressed Stars Of ... Hollywood Life
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Posted on:20 Oct 2017 at 8:42am