Priyanka Chopra | Biography

After being crowned with the Miss World beauty pageant, Priyanka Chopra had followed the precedent set joining the Indian movie industry. By now, she is known as ubiquitous persona in the entertainment industry. Her superstardom has been accompanied by her work in both films and music.

Priyanka was born on military family of Jamshedpur, Bihar in India on 18th July, 1982. Daughter of Madhu and Ashok Chopra, she had a younger sibling named Siddharth. Because of her father’s military profession, her family relocated to different places of India like Pune, Delhi, Bareilly, Ladakh, Ambala, Locknow and Chandigarh during her childhood days. So, she had attended numbers of schools including La Martiniere Girls’ School and St. Maria Goretti College. Travelling through the various places while up, brought positive impact on the little girl as she came to know the multi-cultural society of the country. At her early teens, moving to US for further study, she stayed with her aunt but her study was affected due to the frequent moves of her aunt’s family. There, she took classes for western classical music, Kathak dance and choral singing.

Returning to India after few years stay in US, her interests in fashion had driven her to take part in beauty contests. Subsequently winning the beauty pageant ‘May Queen’, she was admired by many people. Thereafter, her mother supported her to enter ‘Femina Miss India’ (2000), where she placed herself in 2nd position. Then enthusiastically, she went being the India’s representative to ‘Miss World’ contest and finally became the fifth Indian to win the title. The beauty pageant win led her to score film roles and she made her film debut landing the female lead in 2002 romantic thriller ‘Humraaz’. The film release was delayed due to various conflicts for her schedule and 2002 Tamil movie ‘Thamizhan’ came to be screen debut for her. Starring along with Preity Zinta and Sunny Deol in movie ‘The hero: Love Story of Spy’, she had made her Bollywood debut in 2003. The movie becoming the highest-grossing movie of the year garnered mush positive responses on Chopra’s credits. Her recognition became widespread after she played a female lead in box-office hit movie ‘Andaaz’. The movie introduced all the qualities of Chopra that the film-star must have and led her to further roles. Her next three releases ‘Plan’, ‘Asambhav’ and ‘Kismat’ were poorly received in box-office. However, the highly-watched romantic comedy ‘Mujhse Shaadi Karogi’ restored her fame and continued the rapid built-up of her career with the Bollywood blockbusters like ‘Aitraaz’, ‘Barsaat’, ‘Krrish’, ‘Aap Ki Khatir’, ‘Don’, ‘Salaam-e-Ishq: A Tribute to Love’, etc. After then, she passed through the string of several poorly received movies and came to revitalize her presence in limelight with movie ‘Fashion’, ‘Dostana’, ‘Pyar Impossible’, ‘Don 2’, ‘Agneepath’, ‘Teri Meri Kahaani’, ‘Barfi!’, ‘Deewana Main Deewana’, ‘Krish 3’, ‘Gunday’, ‘Mary Kom’ and so on. The shining Bollywood star has lot more to do for the promotion of the Indian movie industry.

Apart from movie, she has also established herself as the international musical artist. She has revealed that her father had influenced her to music. She had first recorded a song for Tamil movie ‘Thamizhan’. She became first Indian entertainer to sign with Creative Artists Agency on Los Angeles. She had came out with her first single ‘In My City’ in 2012, which brought positive response from her fans and earned extensive sales of 130,000 copies throughout India. The triple platinum certified song explored the level of her singing talents that the music industry is searching for. Her next single ‘Exotic’ brought her to international stardom which was followed by third single ‘I Can’t Make You Love Me’. Lending her impressive vocal to John Lemon’s song ‘Imagine’, she had supported the global campaign of UNICEF. Throughout her career, the Indian super-star has earned the net-worth of $11 million.

Regarding the personal life and relationship, Chopra has been found quite confidential. She and ‘Kaminey’ co-star, Shahid Kapoor was reportedly close during the set of the movie. Two of them hadn’t revealed any statement regarding the reports. So, the couple’s connection was subjected to speculations during 2010s. no further claims have come regarding her personal life matters including affair, boyfriend, marriage and many more as she has been found loving her career works taking both music and acting under her wings.

In addition to appearing in big-screened movies, she also makes the appearances in various stage shows. In regard to her humanitarian deeds, she had served as UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador for Child Rights in 2010 and is still active in the various campaigns of UNICEF. More details about this influencing actress can be pulled out from wiki.