Priyanka Chopra Biography
Priyanka Chopra won the Femina Miss India-World title(2000) and later established herself as an actress in Bollywood.
She was born in Jamshedpur, Jharkhand on July 18, 1982.
Her father Ashok Chopra and mother Madhu Chopra are doctors.
Her father served as a surgeon in the Indian Army. She joined Newton North High School-Newton, Massachusetts and later moved on to Cepar Rapids, Iowa’s John F. Kennedy High School before completing her high school from the Army Public High School, Bareilly.
She joined Jai Hind College in Mumbai to pursue her graduation but left it after winning the Miss World Pageant.
Priyanka Chopra has deep compassion for suffering humanity and she has been actively participating in charity works in India and USA, after winning the Miss world title. She was,
- Ambassador of CAF & CII and helped in their literacy programme.
- A member of a help group who work for Thalassemic children in Uttar Pradesh, India.
- Associated with Adult Education Awareness Program in the outskirts of Bareilly.
- Volunteered Polio Eradication Programme sponsored by Indian Govt.
- Participated in Church programme to raise funds for the destitutes at Boston USA.
She was associated with philanthropic activities and was selected at the state level for the National Opus Honor Choir in USA.
Priyanka Chopra’s made her Bollywood debut with the film Andaaz, directed by Raj Kanwar. Her co-stars in the film were Akshay Kumar and Miss Universe Lara Dutta. She won two awards for this film: the Most Promising Newcomer from Star Screen and Filmfare. Her next film Aitraaz was not a hit but she was praised for her negative role in the film. For the film Hero she won the Star Dust Award 2003 in the category of Female New Actress in a supporting role. The film Krrish, is the most successful movie of Priyanka Chopra’s film career . She has been paired opposite Hrithik Roshan in the film who is playing the role of a super hero in the film Priyanka has acted with famous Bollywood heroes like Shahrukh Khan in the film Don and Salman Khan in Salaam-E-Ishq.
She was voted sexiest Asian Woman of 2006 in Eastern Eye, an Asian newspaper published in Britain. This famous Bollywood actor is also the brand ambassador of TAG Heuer.