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Priyanka Chopra

  • Full Name:
    Priyanka Chopra
  • Birthday:
    July 18
  • Sun sign:
    Cancer
  • Birth place:
    Jamshedpur, Jharkhand
  • Nationality:
    Indian
  • Height:
    5` 9"

BIOGRAPHY

Priyanka Chopra was born on 18th July 1982, in Jamshedpur, India, to Capt Dr Ashok Chopra and Dr. Madhu Chopra. Her father was a surgeon in the Indian Army Medical Corps. She has a younger brother, Sidharth. She was brought up in Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh and was the favourite in the family and grew up in the affection and warmth showered on her by her parents, grand parents and other relatives.Her schooling was in Lucknow in La Martinière Girls College in Lucknow, Maria Goretti College in Bareilly. Later went to the US, where she was a student at Newton North High School in Newton, Massachusetts and North Delta Senior Secondary School in North Delta before returning to India to complete high school at Army School (Bareilly). She began college at Jai Hind College in Mumbai but left after winning the Miss World pageant. She wanted to be a Software Engineer or a Criminal Psychologist.Priyanka has had a very varied upbringing. Having been born in an Army family, she moved from Leh-ladakh in the north to Kerala in the south from Bombay in the west to Jamshedpur in the East. She imbibed the ethos of the multicultural Indian society.Priyanka Chopra, Miss World 2000, is today among the top stars in Bollywood. And, going by the film offers she has bagged of late, she seems to be all set to rule Bollywood in the days to come. She made her acting debut in the Tamil film industry with the movie ‘Thamizhan’ (2001) and two years later the young starlet took her entry in Bollywood with Anil Sharma’s ‘The Hero: Love Story of a Spy’. Piggy Chops (a nickname she is often addressed with in media circles) went on to deliver commercial success with films like ‘Mujhse Shaadi Karogi’ (2004), ‘Krrish’ (2006), her biggest commercial success so far, and ‘Don - The Chase Begins Again’ (2006). Since then, she has established herself as one of the most successful and popular actresses of the industry.Though the actress hasn’t been able to secure any major BO success in her name since 2007 yet she has many big budgeted releases lined up for release in her kitty in 2008 and 2009, which include God Tussi Great Ho, ‘Chamku’, ‘Fashion’, ‘Sahib Biwi Aur Ghulam`, `Kajri`, `Drona`, `Qurbani`, `Chamki Chameli`, amongst others.She is also the brand ambassador of prestigious brands like Tag Heuer and Lux Crysrtals and Spice Telecom.

Filmography

  • 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
  • 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
  • Shootout at Wadala 2013
  • Bombay Talkies 2013
  • Planes 2013
  • Zanjeer (Thoofan in Telugu) 2013
  • Krrish 3 2013
  • Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela 2013
  • Gunday 2014
  • Mary Kom 2014
  • Dil Dhadakne Do 2015