Biography of Priyanka Chopra: Indian Finest Actress

Priyanka Chopra

Priyanka Chopra

Priyanka Chopra Biography

Real name: Priyanka Chopra now Priyanka Chopra Jonas

Born: 18 July 1982

Age: 36

Place of birth: Jamshedpur, Bihar (now in Jharkhand), India

Citizenship: Indian

Occupation: Actress singer film producer philanthropist model

Years active: 2000–present

Ealry, Education, Family and Career success

    Priyanka Chopra (born 18 July 1982) in Jamshedpur, Bihar (now in Jharkhand), India. Born to Ashok and Madhu Chopra, both physicians in the Indian Army. Her father was a Punjabi Hindu from Ambala and Her mother, is the eldest daughter of the late Smt from Jharkhand. Madhu Jyotsna Akhouri, a former member of Bihar Legislative Assembly, and Dr. Manohar Kishan Akhouri, a former Congress veteran.

     Chopra has a seven years junior brother, Siddharth and cousins who are actresses Parineeti Chopra, Meera Chopra and Mannara Chopra. Due to her parents; occupations the family relocated to a number of places in India, including Delhi, Chandigarh, Ambala, Ladakh, Lucknow, Bareilly, and Pune. Among the schools she attended were La Martiniere Girls School in Lucknow and St. Maria Goretti  College in Bareilly.

    In an interview published in Daily News and Analysis, Chopra said that she did not mind travelling and changing schools, that she welcomed it as a new experience and a way to learn more about India multicultural society.

    At thirteen, Chopra travelled to the United States to study, living with her aunt, and attending schools in Newton, Massachusetts, and Cedar Rapids, Iowa, after a stop in Queens, New York, as her aunt family also moved regularly. While in Massachusetts, she participated in several theatre productions and studied Western classical music, choral singing and Kathak dance.

   During  her teenage years in the United States, Chopra sometimes faced racial issues and was bullied for being Indian by an African-American classmate. She said,”I was a gawky kid, had low self-esteem, came from a modest middle-class background, had white marks on my legs … But I was damn hard working. Today, my legs sell 12 brands:. After three years, she returned to India, finishing the senior year of her high-school education at the Army Public School in Bareilly.

     During this period, she won the local May Queen beauty pageant, after which she was pursued by admirers, which made her family to equip their home with bars for her protection. Her mother then entered her in the Femina Miss India contest of 2000; she finished second, winning the Femina Miss India World title. Chopra then went on to the Miss World pageant, where she was crowned Miss World 2000 and Miss World Continental Queen of Beauty—Asia  Oceania at the Millennium Dome in London on 30 November 2000. Chopra was the fifth Indian contestant to win Miss World, and the fourth to do so in seven years. She had enrolled in college, but left after winning the Miss World pageant. Chopra said that the Miss India and Miss World titles brought her recognition that attracted offers for film roles.

Nick Jonas and Priyanka Chopra

Nick Jonas and Priyanka Chopra (Spouse)

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Awards

       Also known by her married name “Priyanka Chopra Jonas”, she’s an Indian actress, singer, film producer and philanthropist. She’s also the winner of the Miss World 2000 pageant. Being One of India’s most-paid and most popular celebrities. Chopra has received several awards, including a National Film Award and five Filmfare Awards. In 2016, the Government of India honoured her with the Padma Shri and Time named her one of the 100 most influential people in the world. In 2017 and 2018, Forbes listed her among the World 100 Most Powerful Women.

  Chopra has won a National Film Award for Best Actress for Fashion (2008) and five Filmfare Awards: Best Female Debut for Andaaz (2003), Best Performance in a Negative Role for Aitraaz (2004), Critics Award for Best Actress for Khoon Maaf (2011), and Best Supporting Actress for Bajirao Mastani (2015). She has also won two People Choice Awards:  Favourite Actress In A New TV Series , and Favorite Dramatic TV Actress for Quantico. Making her the first South Asian actress to win a People Choice Award. She was awarded the Padma Shri in 2016, the fourth highest civilian award, by the Government of India for her contribution to arts.

Movies

  • Thamizhan 2002
  • The Hero: Love Story of a Spy 2003
  • Andaaz 2003
  • Plan 2004
  • Kismat 2004
  • Asambhav 2004
  • Mujhse Shaadi Karogi 2004
  • Aitraaz 2004
  • Blackmail 2005
  • Karam 2005
  • Waqt: The Race Against Time 2005
  • Yakeen 2005
  • Barsaat 2005
  • Bluffmaster! 2005
  • Taxi No. 9211 2006
  • 36 China Town 2006
  • Alag 2006
  • Krrish 2006
  • Aap Ki Khatir. 2006
  • Don. 2006
  • Salaam-e-Ishq: A Tribute to Love (2007)
  • Big Brother 2007
  • Om Shanti Om 2007
  • My Name is Anthony Gonsalves 2008
  • Love Story 2050 2008
  • God Tussi Great Ho 2008
  • Chamku 2008
  • Drona 2008
  • Fashion 2008
  • Dostana 2008
  • Billu 2009
  • Kaminey 2009
  • What’s Your Raashee? 2009
  • Pyaar Impossible! 2010
  • Jaane Kahan Se Aayi Hai 2010
  • Anjaana Anjaani 2010
  • 7 Khoon Maaf 2011
  • Ra.One 2011
  • Don 2. 2011
  • Agneepath 2012
  • Teri Meri Kahaani 2012
  • Barfi! 2012
  • Deewana Main Deewana 2013
  • Girl Rising 2013
  • Shootout at Wadala. 2013
  • Bombay Talkies. 2013
  • Zanjeer. 2013
  • Planes 2013
  • Krrish 3. 2013
  • Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela 2013
  • Gunday 2014
  • Mary Kom 2014
  • Dil Dhadakne Do 2015
  • Bajirao Mastani 2015
  • Jai Gangaajal 2016
  • Ventilator. 2016
  • Baywatch 2017
  • A Kid Like Jake 2018
  • Isn’t It Romantic? 2019
  • The Sky Is Pink Films that have not yet been released 2019

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