Priyanka Chopra : A Known Name in Bollywood and Hollywood


Priyanka Chopra was born on 18th July 1982 in Jamshedpur, Jharkhand, India. She is an Indian Actress, Model, Singer, Philanthropist, and Film producer. She works in Bollywood Film industry and has also done few movies in Tamil, Telugu, and Hollywood. Her Net worth is US$ 32 Million and she is charging 9-10 crores per movie and US$ 4 Million for the TV (USR).

Early Life of Priyanka Chopra

She was born in Jamshedpur in India, her father name is Ashok Chopra and her mother name is Madhu Chopra both her parents were physicians in the Indian Army. She has one younger brother, his name is Siddharth Chopra. She used spent her childhood in different cities because her parents were in the army and they regularly got transferred. She went to several schools to complete her schooling including LA Martiniere Girls School in Lucknow and ST. Maria Goretti College in Bareilly. She was sent to US for the further studies when she was just 13 of age. In USA she lived with her aunt and attended school in Newton, Lowa, New York and Massachusetts. She used to participate several theatre events and she also learned western classical music, Kathak dance, and choral singing. She wanted to be a Software Engineer or Criminal Psychologist rather than choosing an acting career. Later she returned to India and completed her final year of study from the Army High School in Bareilly and she also won the local May Queen Beauty Pageant Award.Career of Priyanka Chopra.

She entered into the Femina Miss India in the year 2000 where she came second. Then she went to represent India in the Miss World Pageant where she won the Miss World 2000 award. She got her first film in Tamil industry in the year 2002, Thamizhan. In the same year, she did her Bollywood movie as a second lead role actress in the movie The Hero- Love Story of a Spy. In the year 2003, she acted in the Love triangle movie Andaaz with Akshay Kumar and her performance got a lot of appreciation from the fans and critic. In the year 2004, she was seen in the Mujhse Shaadi Karogi which was a great hit at the Box office and in the same she did a movie Aitraaz with Akshay Kumar and received so much appreciation for her acting.

In 2005 she acted in two successful movies, Waqt and Bluffmaster. She got the movie Krrish and Don in the year 2006 both the movies were worldwide Box office hits. In the few she had some ups and downs where she acted in Love Story 2050 and Drona both the movies couldn’t do well at the Box Office, then in the year 2008 she was seen in the movie Fashion which was based on the life of models and she received a lot of appreciation from critics and fans. In 2007 she got movie 7 Khoon Maaf which was average at the Box Office. She acted in the Barfi movie in 2012, with Ranbir Kapoor and received so many awards for this film. In the year 2013, she acted in Krrish 3 and featured in song Ram Chahe Leela and Babli Badmash Hai both the songs were became chartbusters of that year. She was featured in the song Exotic with the Hollywood singer Pitbull. In the year 2014, she acted in Mary Kom and her performance was highly praised in the movie. She was seen in the epic historical blockbuster Bajirao Mastaani which was a huge hit in the year 2015.

Achievements of Priyanka Chopra

• She has won the Best Actress Award for Mary Kom in the year 2015 at Apsara Film Producers Guild Awards.
• She has won the Best Actress award for Kaminey in the year 2010 at Apsara Film Producers Guild Awards.
• She has won the Best Actress award for Fashion in the year 2009 at Apsara Film Producers Guild Awards.
• She has won the Best Supporting Actress Award for Bajirao Mastani in the year 2015 at Filmfare Awards.
• She has won the Best Actress Award for Fashion in the year 2008 at Filmfare Awards
• .She has won the Best won the Best Debutant Award for Andaaz in the year 2003 at Filmfare Awards.