Date of Birth: 18-Jul-82
Birth Place: Jamshedpur, Bihar,India
Description: Priyanka Chopra was born in Jamshedpur, Jharkhand to Ashok Chopra and Madhu Akhauri. Before starting her acting career, she worked as a model and gained fame after winning the Miss World title in 2000. Chopra made her acting debut with the 2002 Tamil film Thamizhan. The following year, she made her Bollywood film debut with The Hero: Love Story of a Spy and followed it with the hit Andaaz, for which she won a Filmfare Best Female Debut Award. In 2004, she became the second woman to win the Filmfare Best Villain Award, which she received for her critically acclaimed performance in Aitraaz. Chopra would later have commercial success with films like Mujhse Shaadi Karogi (2004), Krrish (2006) and Don – The Chase Begins Again. In 2008, Chopra received a National Film Award for Best Actress, as well as a Filmfare Award for Best Actress for her portrayal of a model in Fashion and has thus established herself as one of the leading contemporary actresses in Bollywood. Chopra became a television host with the Colors' reality show Fear Factor – Khatron Ke Khiladi Level 3. She has a number of endorsements and is one of the top paid Bollywood actresses in this respect. She has represented brands including Lux, Ponds, Sunsilk, Hero Honda, Nokia, Tag Heuer, J. Hampsted and Virgin Comic. On 12 December 2009, she was present as a judge for the Miss World 2009 competition held in Johannesburg, South Africa. She was also appointed as a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador in 2010. In early 2011, Chopra appeared in Vishal Bhardwaj's black comedy 7 Khoon Maaf. She has completed the filming of Farhan Akhtar's Don 2 – The Chase Continues alongside Shahrukh Khan. She has commenced the filming of Anurag Basu's Barfee, in which she is playing a mentally challenged girl, as well as Kunal Kohli's next venture opposite Shahid Kapoor in which she plays a yesteryear actress and Karan Johar's Agneepath remake, the filming of both being held in back-to-back schedules. Recently, she has also confirmed to be reprising her role in Krrish 2 alongside Hrithik Roshan. Sourced from Wikipedia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Priyanka_Chopra)
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Priyanka Chopra celebrates her late father Ashok Chopra's birth anniversary with her mom.
In the recent episode of Koffee with Karan, Karan was in conversation with the global desi girl – Priyanka Chopra. Sources said that she had landed in India just a day prior to the shoot of this episode. Isn't Karan Johar too lucky to get the world-famous hotty on his show first? This episode of Koffee with Karan turned out to be ! Priyanka Chopra spoke about how her life has changed from being a (then) school girl from Bareilly to now a producer in the US. Towards the end, Priyanka and Karan played Koffee Shots and the concept is that of whatever the two have done, they'll have to gulp down a coffee shot. Kissed her ex, had phone sex, showered with her lover and sent lusty text messages - She has done it all! (Watch the show, it'll be worth it)! Well, this show has always given us a hell out of information about our favorite superstars. Isn't it best part of this show?
After slaying with her Emmy's red gown princess avatar and having a blast with Tom Hiddleston at the After party, Priyanka Chopra has become a talk of the West and East.
As our Desi Girl is gearing up for Quantico's second season, she is equally ga-ga about her much awaited Hollywood debut, 'Baywatch'. Besides our desi beauty, there's brawny Dwayne Johnson and mouth-watering Zac Efron in the lead.
Talking about her evilish character, Priyanka told PTI, “I'm so bad and so mean and patronizing and evil. I don't know, America's going to hate me. I'm serious. Zac and The Rock? I'm so mean to them and they're like the people's champion and the people's prince and... It's not going to be fun!” In fact, this is not the first time that Priyanka Chopra is playing a sassy shade. In the past, PeeCee was seen in a bitchy role in 'Aitraaz', opposite Akshay Kumar. She even won her first Filmfare award for the Best Actor in a Negative role for the role! Here’s to PC winning here first international award for Baywatch!!
Priyanka Chopra has been selected as Maxim’s hottest woman in the world for the third time and we are hardly surprised. This gorgeous lady has never looked sexier than she does these days. If you don’t believe us simply check out her latest Maxim cover in which she is clad in a revealing black outfit. Every thread of that dress spells out the word WOW in capital letters!
Pee Cee has been busy with Quantico all these days and she will soon be seen playing a negative character in the upcoming Baywatch movie. While we can say actresses like Deepika are going places, Priyanka has already moved way beyond what a regular Bollywood actor can dream of achieving.
The very gorgeous Priyanka Chopra is making waves in the west for all the right reasons. And nobody was as happy as the citizens of this great nation when it was announced that she would play an important part in the upcoming Baywatch movie. But when the first official image of the movie released, we all let out a collective groan - where was Priyanka? People immediately began speculating that she had been left out on purpose. However, an official from the film has revealed that PeeCee is actually supposed to get her very own poster. So relax guys, take a breather and just wait for the PeeCee poster to release... and you can be sure it will be nothing short of smoking hot! Priyanka recently made headlines around the world for her outfit at the recent Billboard Music Awards and she has never been in better form.