Priyanka Chopra Movies & News
Priyanka Chopra Movies & News

Priyanka Chopra

  • Actor

Jul 18, 1982

Priyanka Chopra is an Indian film and TV actress, singer, model and social worker who rose to fame when she won the Miss World crown in 2000. On the back of her international recognition, Priyanka Chopra got the attention of the Bollywood fraternity and she turned her sights on pursuing a career in acting. The actress made her acting debut with a Tamil film titled Thamizhan opposite superstar Vijay. She subsequently made her debut in Bollywood in 2003 with Anil Sharma's The Hero: Love Story of a Spy. Since her debut, the actress has appeared in several hit movies like Aitraaz (2004), Fashion (2008), Kaminey (2009), Barfi! (2012), and Bajirao Mastani (2015) and along the way has picked up numerous awards including a National Award for Best Actress.

After scaling to the peak of popularity in India, the actress ventured out to act in an American TV show named Quantico in 2015. The show where Priyanka plays the lead role is about FBI recruits. With her role, she became the first Indian woman to appear in a leading American TV network drama and made a successful crossover from Bollywood to Hollywood. For her contributions to the Indian entertainment industry and her international achievements, Priyanka Chopra was felicitated with the Padma Shri, the fourth-highest civilian award, by the Indian government in 2016.

A UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador, Priyanka is actively involved with various social causes like gender equality, womens right and she has especially vocal about gender pay gaps in the entertainment industry. With her many achievements in the entertainment industry, she has established herself as one of the most accomplished actors in India.
Did you Know?
- In 2012, in her fathers memory, Priyanka got a tattoo on her wrist which read daddys lil girl in her fathers handwriting.

- Priyankas nickname Piggy Chops was given by Abhishek Bachchan, while they were shooting for Bluffmaster.

- Priyankas nickname Piggy Chops was given by Abhishek Bachchan, while they were shooting for Bluffmaster.

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Priyanka Chopra is a big movie buff. She said in an interview that she can watch up to five movies back to back.

- While shooting for the film Waqt: The Race Against Time, Priyanka had accidently stepped on a live wire. She suffered an electric shock and was hospitalized for a day before getting back with her schedule.

- While shooting for the film Waqt: The Race Against Time, Priyanka had accidently stepped on a live wire. She suffered an electric shock and was hospitalized for a day before getting back with her schedule.

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