Priyanka Chopra is an Indian Film Actress, Singer, Model, Film Produer and Philanthropist. She was born on 18 July 1982 in Jamshedpur, Jharkhand, India. Her parents are Ashok and Madhu Chopra, both physicians in the Indian Army. Priyanka Chopra works in Bollywood Film Industry and few Tamil, Telugu, Hollywood Movies. She was made her screen debut in Hindi Movie The Hero (2003). 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.
At the age of thirteen, Chopra moved 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’s family also moved frequently. She was especially close to her father, who died in June 2013; in 2012, she got a tattoo reading “Daddy’s lil girl”, in his handwriting.
She is the winner of the Miss India and Miss World beauty pageants in 2000. Though, she wanted to make her career in criminal psychology, after winning the Miss India contest, she dropped the idea as she was getting many film offers. Priyanka Chopra worked many commercial successful popular films such as Andaasz (2003), Mujhse Shaadi Karogi (2004), Fashion (2008), 7 Khoon aaf (2011), Barfi! (2012), Mary Kom (2014), Dil Dhadakne Do (2015), Bajirao Mastani (2015), etc. She is now Highest-paid Bollywood Actress. She earn 9-10 Crore per hindi movie in India. Abhishek Bachchan, who gave her the name “Piggy Chops” during the shooting of the film Bluffmaster. She won the National Award – Best Actress for her film ‘Fashion’ (2008).
- After the rumors of her alleged affair with Akshay Kumar, she and Akshay Kumar mutually decided not to work together after Waqt.
- Her alleged affair with Shah Rukh Khan created a lot of fire. It all incepted when Shah Rukh started giving special treatment to Priyanka recommending her to filmmakers to cast her in the film. Also, her regular visits to Shah Rukh’s house Mannat and also at various other events, and to meet his wife Gauri Khan. After all these sequence of incidents, Gauri made it clear that she didn’t want her husband to work with Priyanka anymore, and as a result, both stopped working with each other.
- After she shared her photo on the cover of Maxim India where the actor looked flawless, it went viral, not because of her beauty but her armpits that many thought looked photoshopped without any underarm wrinkles.
- She had a twitter battle with comedian Tanmay Bhat after he mocked her accent just like many others on social media. “When I say @priyankachopra’s name in my head I now automatically pronounce it like “Priyaaaanka Chopruh”,” he tweeted.