Priyanka Chopra is an Indian film actress, singer and producer. Priyanka has also been active in American cinema since 2015. In the year 2000, Priyanka Chopra, who has won the title of Miss World, is one of the most expensive actresses of Bollywood. She is important in Hindi cinema in her career. The awards have been named after her, including the National Awards and the Filmfare Awards in five categories. In the year 2016, the Government of India honored Priyanka Chopra with the Padma Shri. Time Magazine Named her among one of the 100 most influential people in the world. In 2017, Forbes listed her among the 100 most powerful women in the world.
Biography of Priyanka Chopra
Priyanka Chopra was born on 18 July 1982 in Jamshedpur, Bihar (presently Jharkhand) in Ashok Chopra and Madhu Chopra’s family. Priyanka’s parents have served as doctors in the Army. Priyanka Chopra has a younger brother, Siddharth Chopra. Her cousin sister’s name is Paraniti Chopra, Meera Chopra and Mannara Chopra those are also active in Bollywood. Due to the job of parents, Priyanka has usually lived in every part of India, including Delhi, Chandigarh, Ladakh, Lucknow, Bareilly and Pune.
Marriage of Priyanka Chopra
Priyanka Chopra started dating American singer and actor Nick Jonas during her acting journey in Hollywood. Both of them got engaged in August 2018 and after that she got married in December 2018. They got married in both culture that is Hindu and Christian at Umaid Bhawan, Jodhpur.
Get to know 11 Unknown and Interesting Facts about Priyanka Chopra
1. On the insistence of brother, mother sent photos in the contest
Priyanka Chopra’s mother says that PC was a smart child since childhood and her grandmother has a lot of influence on her. When Priyanka was 17 years old, on the insistence of her brother Siddharth, her mother sent few photos of Priyanka’s for Miss India contest, after that everything changed.
2. Won Miss World title in 2000
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Priyanka became Miss World in 2000, followed by a Tamil film in 2002. Priyanka in 2004 did the film ‘Mujhse Shaadi Karogi’ which was a commercial success. In the same year, her film Aitraj came in which she played a negative role, her role also received a lot of praise.
3. She spends millions of rupees on Beauty
According to a report, she spends about lakh rupees every month for her beauty. In her beauty regime, foam skin cleanser, skin cream, and concentrate to prevent wrinkles, in addition to her makeup and haircut, etc. costs very high.
4. Her Name has been linked with these Actors
Priyanka Chopra’s name is also associated with married actors. After the objection, there were reports of a linkup between him and Akshay Kumar, while her affair with Shah Rukh Khan has been discussed as well. Apart from this, news of Shahid and her dating has also come.
5. Dream to be an Engineer
Many people know about her that she had won the title of Miss World at the age of 18 and she has been a model. But very few people know that she wanted to do engineering before modeling.
6. Loves to Have Junk Food
Who is not fond of junk food? Priyanka Chopra is one of them only. She loves junk food, french fries and pizza. At the same time she also loves sweets and toffee. It is also said that Priyanka always carries toffees with her.
7. Appointed as a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador
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In addition to acting in films, she has been an active participant in stage shows too. She has also hosted television reality shows. Has also written columns for national newspapers of India. Chopra is also known for philanthropic activities. On August 10, 2010, she was appointed as a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador for Child Rights.
8. Worked in Daler Mehendi’s Music Album
Prior to winning the title of Miss World, Priyanka Chopra has worked in a song with Daler Mehndi. Let us tell you that Priyanka has worked in Daler’s song ‘Sajan Mere Satrangia’. At the same time, she won the title of Miss World.
9. Received Offer for Umrao Jaan Movie
Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai were seen in the film ‘Umrao Jaan’ released in 2006. But this film was offered to Priyanka Chopra before Aishwarya. But due to the dates issue, she could not do this film.
10. Passionate Towards her Acting Career
How much passionate Priyanka is for acting can be gauged from the fact that she reached the film set a few days after the death of her father Ashok Chopra and started the shoot of the film Mary Kom.
11. Got Electric Shock During Shoot
Priyanka Chopra worked with Akshay Kumar in the 2005 film Waqt: The Race Against Time. The film has a Holi Song – Do Me a Favour Let’s Play Holi. During the shoot of this song, Priyanka’s leg fell on an electric wire, which caused her to be electrocuted. After which Priyanka was rushed to the hospital immediately.