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Jamshedpur, Bihar, India
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Miss World 2000
Actor/Actress, Soundtrack, Music Department
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Priyanka Chopra (Hindi: प्रियंका चोपड़ा; born 18 July 1982) is an Indian actress and former Miss World. 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. Chopra earned a Filmfare Best Actress Award and a National Film Award for Best Actress for her portrayal of a model in Fashion (2008) and has thus established herself as one of the leading contemporary actresses in Bollywood.
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John F. Kennedy High School
Jai Hind College, Mumbai
www.iampriyankachopra.com/, www.priyankachopra.org/, www.facebook.com/PriyankaChopraOnline, twitter.com/TeamPriyanka
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Dr. Ashok Chopra
Dr. Madhu Chopra
Sharukh Khan, Farah Khan
Boman Irani, Salman Khan, Arjun Rampal, Sunny Deol, Paresh Rawal, Diya Mirza, Lara Dutta, Akshay Kumar, Amrish Puri, Kareena Kapoor, Harman Baweja, Amitabh Bachchan, Dino Morea, Sunil Shetty, Sanjay Dutt, Preity Zinta, Sohail Khan, Bobby Deol, Uday Chopra, Shahid Kapoor
Actor, Model, Singer, Voice Artist
Priyanka Chopra (born 18 July 1982) is an Indian actress, singer, producer and philanthropist, and the winner of the Miss World pageant of 2000. One of Bollywood's highest-paid actresses and most popular and high-profile celebrities, Chopra has been cited by various media outlets as the world's sexiest Asian woman, as well as one of the most fashionable celebrities. She has received numerous awards, including a National Film Award, and five Filmfare Awards, and was awarded the Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian award, by the Government of India in 2016. The same year, Time named her one of the "100 most influential people in the world".
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`Newton North High School` in Newton, Massachusetts, `Army Public School` in Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh, India.
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Creative Artists Agency
(2011) TV commercial for Garnier, (2008) TV commercial for Nokia Mobile Phone, (2010) TV commercial for Idea Spice Phone, (2012) TV commercial for Malik Law Chambers UK, (2013) Print ad for Guess, (2014) TV Commercial for Rajnigandha Silver Pearls - DS Group.
www.priyankachopramusic.com/, in.linkedin.com/pub/priyanka-chopra/34/75/95b, iampriyankachopra.com
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William Morris Endeavor (LA)
www.instagram.com/priyankachopra/?hl=en, www.nndb.com/people/295/000136884/, www.behindthevoiceactors.com/Priyanka-Chopra/
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Actress | Soundtrack | Music Department
Date of Birth 18 July 1982, Jamshedpur, Bihar, India
Height 5' 6½" (1.69 m)
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Priyanka Chopra was born 18th July 1982 to the family of Capt. Dr. Ashok Chopra and Dr. Madhu Chopra. She had a very varied upbringing. She started her education at La Martinière Girls College in Lucknow as a resident student; a short stay at Maria Goretti College in Bareilly prepared her for further studies in the USA. Having completed tenth grade in Boston, Massachusetts, USA, she decided to become a software Engineer or a Criminal Psychologist.
She enjoys Indian music and dance; flair for writing poetry and short stories; reading, especially biographies; and has worked for a lot of social-welfare programs.
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Her beautiful smile
Winner of the Miss India and Miss World beauty pageants in 2000.
Father Capt. Dr. Ashok Chopra, mother Dr. Madhu Chopra.
Achievements: she is the only Indian in the USA to have been selected at the state level for the National Opus Honor Choir, extensive charity work back in India and the USA, and joined the CAF and CII in their literacy program and is their ambassador. Member of the support group for the Thalassemic children in U.P., India, participated in the adult education awareness program with the non-governmental organizations in the peripheral areas of Bareilly, joined the Indian Government-sponsored Polio Eradication Program as a volunteer. Raised funds for the destitute in Boston, Massachusetts, USA, by participating in a church program.
While shooting the song "Do Me A Favor, Let's Play Holi" in the movie Waqt: The Race Against Time (2005), she stepped on a live wire and received a shock. She was hospitalized for a day.
Did her schooling from La Martinière in Lucknow. She completed tenth grade in Boston and wanted to become a software engineer or a criminal psychologist.
Her father Ashok Chopra, who also manages her career, was diagnosed with a tumor in his liver. He had to undergo a complicated emergency surgery.
Has a younger brother.
Turned down the lead in Umrao Jaan (2006) to work in Bluffmaster! (2005).
Listed as number 2 of 'Top Bollywood Actresses' of 2006. (rediff.com, 8-25-2006)
Turned down a part in London Dreams (2009) because she could not provide the shooting dates as she was busy with other films.
Listed #1 by UK magazine Eastern Eye one of "Asia's Sexiest Women" (Sept/2006).
Appeared on the cover of the premiere issue of Maxim magazine, Indian version, released in 2006.
Cousin of Parineeti Chopra.
Cousin of actress Meera Chopra.
Cousin of actress Mannara (aka Barbie Handa).
Was the original choice for Sameera Reddy's role in Musafir.
Her favorite movies are Jerry Maguire (1996), Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961), Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (1995), Maine Pyar Kiya (1989), Pretty Woman (1990) and A Walk in the Clouds (1995).
The first film, she ever signed, was titled "Good Night Princess", directed by actor/director Atlee Brar. This was in the year 2000, before she became Miss World. She shot the film for a month, before becoming Miss World. After she became Miss World, she continued to shoot for the film. It was based on the life of Priyanka Gandhi and it was a Hindi/English film. Her co stars were Pooja Batra and Rahul Dev. The film was finally shelved due to the producers not having any funds to complete the film.
Signed Aziz Mirza film, opposite son Haroun Mirza. This was in 2001. The film got shelved.
In 2006, a toy company in England created a fashion doll based on Priyanka Chopra's name and image. It was part of the "Bollywood Legend" series which also included stars Hrithik Roshani, Shah Rukh Khan, and Kajol. The dolls are now considered rare collectors items.
In 2015, Priyanka made history as not only the first South Asian to get a leading role in a prime-time American TV-show, _Quantico(2015)_, but also the first Bollywood female actress to do so.
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"I fail to understand why people would think I got a raw deal out of Krrish (2006), considering I was present all through the film, from the beginning till the end. And I don't know where people get off really. 'Krissh' has done a business of Rupees 150 crores. It's popular and is almost giving 'Superman' a run for its money, so what more convincing is required to get the point across? I'm very happy with the response I got fro the film. I'm happy with my role. I've learnt that you can't always please everyone in any case. And 'Krissh' is my moment of success; I will not allow anyone to take that away from me." (Stardust magazine, September 2006)
When I became Miss World, I couldn't believe I had won it. I used to sleep with my crown because I was scared someone would steal it. In a minute the world changed for me. (July 2007)
I'm lucky. I don't know whether I'm deserving or not. All I know is that I work damn hard for everything. And God helps those who help themselves. Every day is like an exam. I believe destiny and hard work go hand in hand. I was studying to be an engineer when my mom and my brother sent my pictures for the Miss India contest. I didn't even know about it. If that isn't destiny, what is? (July 2007)
Most outsiders look at the film world as something glamorous. But no one sees the hard work that goes into it. I haven't taken a holiday in the last four years. I'm working 25 hours a day. There's no time to sleep or to eat. (July 2007)
When asked what sets her apart from other actresses: "I don't come from a film background. I haven't learned anything about films or film-making. But I have a thirst to know everything about my profession. I want to learn about cinematography, about editing, about music recordings, about post-production. So when people in the know talk, I willingly listen. Also, I'm not scared of working 20 hours a day."
I got into the movies by accident. When I got an offer, I thought let's try this too. Everything in my life has happened by trial and error. I didn't even think I would win the Miss India title so where's the question of thinking I'd come this far. (July 2007)
I thoroughly believe in the institution of marriage, but there's still a long way to go before I get married. Right now I want to concentrate on my career.
I adore watching movies; movie marathons are my favorite pastime. I can watch up to five movies back to back. I also love music and like reading whenever I get the time.
Rani [Mukerji] is a fantastic person. We got on famously during the world tour, where we performed together. She is also not a party animal and very much a family person like me. Rani is a wonderful actor and I admire her even more after watching her performance in Black.
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Capt. Dr. Ashok Chopra
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