Priyanka Chopra is today a heavyweight in both Bollywood and Hollywood captivating millions all over the world with her stunning acting performances. Born in Jamshedpur, a small town in India, to physician parents, she was schooled in different cities across India until the age of 13, when she moved to the United States for further education. She announced herself on the world stage when she took part in the Femina Miss India contest and was selected to represent India in the Miss World pageant, where she was crowned ‘Miss World 2000’.
What is unknown to many is that Priyanka started her career with a Tamil film ‘Thamizan’. It was not long before she made her debut in Bollywood in the film ‘The Hero’. She established herself as an actress for her performance in Andaaz, for which she also got a Filmfare Award. She has since gone on to act in numerous films across all genres , receiving several awards for her magnificent performances in the process. Some of her hit movies include Aitraaz, Mujhse Shaadi Karogi, Mary Kom, Dostana, Krish3, Gunday, Fashion, Bajirao Mastani….far too many more.
Priyanka Chopra went on to show her versatility when she made a mark as an international singer with tracks ‘In My City’ and ‘Exotic’ which went on to become international hits. She is now a globally recognized face due to her stint in American TV series Quantico and Hollywood film Baywatch. Having received the Padma Shree recently Priyanka says that the credit for her work goes “only and solely” to her and nobody else.
She is a role model to many girls and we wish her many more successes.
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