Ladies and gentlemen, BollyCurry's
chosen celebrity under the spotlight this week is B-Town's new favorite
girl-next-door Parineeti Chopra in the spotlight!
Born on May 12, 1988 in Ambala, (Haryana) Parineeti Chopra is the daughter of Punjabi couple Pawan and Reena Chopra. After attending Manchester Business School in the UK to study finance and economics, she returned to her homeland and made way to Mumbai, the city where her dreams would soon become larger than life! Initially, Parineeti bagged a job as the Marketing and PR Consultant at Yash Raj Films, wherein she gained recognition, connections and prompts to try a hand at acting!
The girl made her silver screen debut with Maneesh Sharma's Ladies V/S Ricky Bahl alongside Ranveer Singh and Anuksha Sharma. Critics praised Parineeti for her acting and even tagged her as the best actress of the three Ladies referred to in the title. Her character, Dimple Chaddha was of bubbly and boisterous city girl and her portrayal was authentic and easy to relate to, winning acclaim overnight. For this feat, she went onto win Filmfare's Best Female Debut Award, not to forget bagged her next big venture, with YRF, in a lead role this time!
And it is with her unusually forthcoming and brash character in Ishaqzaade, directed by Habib Faisal, opposite newcomer Arjun Kapoor, that she started to make headlines again much before the release itself. With the movie recently hitting the screen, critics had, once again, only good things to say about Parineeti the actor. Essaying a character that in hands of lesser talent or confidence would have been difficult to digest, B-town's new "PC" won favour of the audience yet again. Having proven potential at both occasions of test, Parineeti sure shows the mettle and making of a potential performer who is here to stay!
As for her love life, at this moment it appears that she is single and ready to mingle. Otherwise, it her budding career she wants to focus on.
Did you know...
- She is Priyanka Chopra's cousin.
- She has won 10 awards till date. Nominated with 5.
- Her nicknames are Tisha and Minky.
- She was signed by Aditya Chopra for three YRF films.
- Mostly unknown is her formally trained skill as a singer.
- As a marketing person, the outgoing Parineeti Chopra in her then plump physique was tipped off by many to get in shape and try her hand onscreen!
for her next, in Pardeep Sarkar's Next!
Editors: Lola K. & Naseem J.
Graphics: Sano S.