About Priyanka Chopra

Birth Name: Priyanka Chopra

This dusky beauty after winning the Miss World pageant has made it big in Bollywood. She was known for her vivacious role in Aitraaz. Priyanka has kept no stone unturned to prove herself in Bollywood.

Date Of Birth: 18 July, 1982

Height: 5' 8" (1.73 m)

Biography:

Priyanka Chopra was born to Ashok Chopra and Madhu Akhauri, in Jamshedpur, Jharkhand. Her parents are physicians by profession. Though she was born in Jamshedpur she spent her childhood days in various places which include Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh; Newton, Massachusetts; and Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

She also has a brother, Siddharth, who is seven years younger to her.

The frequent re-locations took place as her father was a physician in the Indian Army. She subsequently re-located to the U.S. where she studied in Newton South High School in Newton, Massachusetts and then in John F. Kennedy High School in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. She returned to India and did her high school at Army School in Bareilly.

She began college at Jai Hind College in Mumbai but left after winning the Miss World pageant.

Being a North India she started her career in South Film Industry. In 2002 she starred in a Tamil film Tamhizhan opposite Vijay. She couldn't make her presence felt in this film.

She appeared in Bollywood for the first time in Sunny Deol's The Hero: Love Story Of A Spy. Even her debut film in Bollywood didn' work for her.

She made a mark in Bollywood with her negative role in Aitraaz (2003). Since then there was no looking back for her. She was noticed by one and all in Aitraaz. After this she had loads of films in her kitty which includes Plan, kismet, Blackmail, Karam, Waqt, Bluffmaster, and many more. It was Raksh Roshan's Krrish which again brought her to the limelight.

Recently she won the National Film Award for Best Actress for her role in Fashion (2008).

Besides, Bollywood she was also the face of the Television Industry. She hosted Khatron Ke Khiladi Level 3 in Colors.

She is one actress in Bollywood who has maximum big films in her kitty as off know. Her much awaited big budget film Don 2 is yet to release. Apart from this film she is presently filming for Anurag Basu's Barfee and Karan Johar's Agneepath along with Kunal Kohli's Untitled film. While, Krrish 2 is yet to go on floors.

Personal Life:

She has been often linked up with the chocolate boy Shahid Kapoor. There love game started when she was working with Shahid Kapoor in Kaminey. Though there stock reply has always been "We are just good friends".  It's heard that currently they both are not in talking terms and has eventually broke up.

Controversy:

Priyanka fell in major controversy when Income Tax officers, who went to raid Priyanka Chopra's home at 7.30 am, were greeted by Shahid Kapoor clad only in his shorts

Fashion:

Priyanka is considered as the most stylist actress in Bollywood. She has always experimented with her looks and styling. Her style comes from her personality.

Box Office Collection:

Kaminey: Rs 33 crores (3 Days)

Filmography:

As An Actor

    Agneepath (January 13, 2012) (Under Production) Barfee (January 2012) (To Go On Floor) Don 2 (December 23, 2011) (Under Production) ... Roma Tezz (November 11, 2011) (Under Production) Ra.One (October 26, 2011) (Under Production) ... Special Appearance 7 Khoon Maaf (February 18, 2011) (Released) ... Susanna Anna-Marie Johannes Don'T Worry (2011) (Completed) 2 States (2011) (To Go On Floor) Akadd (2011) (To Go On Floor) Kunal Kohli'S Next Shahid-Priyanka Starrer (2011) (Announced) Chamki Chameli (2011) (Under Production) Alibaba Aur 41 Chor (2011) (Under Production) ... Voice Over Of Marjinah Kismat Talkies (2011) (Under Production) ... Special Appearance Anjaana Anjaani (October 1, 2010) (Released) ... Kiara Jaane Kahan Se Aayi Hai (April 9, 2010) (Released) ... Guest Appearance Pyaar Impossible (January 8, 2010) (Released) ... Alisha Merchant What'S Your Raashee? (September 25, 2009) (Released) Kaminey (August 14, 2009) (Released) ... Sweety Billu (February 13, 2009) (Released) ... Special Appearance Dostana (November 14, 2008) (Released) ... Neha Fashion (October 29, 2008) (Released) ... Meghna Mathur Drona (October 2, 2008) (Released) ... Sonia Chamku (August 29, 2008) (Released) ... Shubhi God Tussi Great Ho (August 15, 2008) (Released) ... Alia Kapoor Love Story 2050 (July 4, 2008) (Released) ... Sana/Zeisha My Name Is Anthony Gonsalves (January 11, 2008) (Released) ... As Herself Om Shanti Om (November 9, 2007) (Released) ... Herself (Special Appearance) Big Brother (April 13, 2007) (Released) Salaam-E-Ishq (January 26, 2007) (Released) ... Kkamini Don - The Chase Begins Again (October 20, 2006) (Released) ... Roma Aap Ki Khatir (August 25, 2006) (Released) ... Anu Krrish (June 23, 2006) (Released) ... Priya 36 China Town (May 5, 2006) (Released) ... Special Appearance Taxi Number 9211 (February 24, 2006) (Released) ... Special Appearance Bluffmaster (December 16, 2005) (Released) ... Simmi Ahuja Barsaat (August 19, 2005) (Released) ... Kajal Yakeen (June 1, 2005) (Released) ... Simar Waqt - Race Against Time (April 22, 2005) (Released) ... Pooja Karam (March 12, 2005) (Released) ... Shalini (John'S Wife) Blackmail (January 28, 2005) (Released) ... Mrs. Rathod Aitraaz (November 12, 2004) (Released) ... Mrs. Sonia Roy Mujhse Shaadi Karogi (July 30, 2004) (Released) ... Rani Asambhav (July 23, 2004) (Released) ... Alisha Kismat (February 20, 2004) (Released) ... Sapna Plan (January 9, 2004) (Released) ... Plan Miss India (September 19, 2003) (Released) ... Miss India/Miss World 2000 (Archive Footage) Andaaz (May 23, 2003) (Released) ... Jiya
  1. The Hero (April 11, 2003) (Released) ... Shaheen Zakaria

Playback Singer

  1. Barsaat (August 19, 2005) (Released)

Awards:

Winner : National Film Award for Best Actress (2009)

Movie: Fashion/p>

Winner: Filmfare Best Female Debut Award (2003)

Movie: Andaaz

Winner: Filmfare Best Villain Award (2005)

Movie: Aitraaz

Winner: Filmfare Best Actress Award (2009)

Movie: Fashion

Nominated: Filmfare Best Supporting Actress Award (2003)

Movie: Andaaz

Nominated: Filmfare Best Supporting Actress Award (2005)

Movie: Andaaz

Nominated: Filmfare Best Actress Award(2010)

Movie: Kaminey

Winner: Star Screen Award Best Villain (2005)

Movie: Aitraaz

Winner: Star Screen Award Best Actress(2009)

Movie: ashion

Nominated: Star Screen Award Most Promising Newcomer (2004)

Movie: Aitraaz

Nominated: Star Screen Award Jodi No. 1, along with Akshay Kumar(2005)

Movie: Aitraaz

Nominated: Star Screen Award Best Actress(2010)

Movie: Kaminey

Nominated: Star Screen Award Best Actress (2010)

Movie: What's Your Raashee?

Nominated: Zee Cine Award Best Female Debut (2004)

Movie: The Hero: Love Story of a Spy

Nominated: : Zee Cine Award Best Female Debut (2004)

Movie: Andaaz

Nominated: Zee Cine Award for Best Actor in a Negative Role (2005)

Movie: Aitraaz

Nominated: IIFA Awards Best On-Screen Beauty (2007)

Movie: Krrish

Nominated: IIFA Best Actress Award (2009)

Movie: Fashion

Nominated: IIFA Star Debut (2004)

Movie: Andaaz

Nominated: IIFA Best Villain Award (2005)

Movie: Aitraaz

Nominated: IIFA Best Actress Award (2010)

Movie: Kaminey

Winner: Stardust Best Supporting Actress Award (2004)

Movie: The Hero: Love Story of a Spy

Winner: Stardust Superstar of Tomorrow - Female (2005)

Movie: Mujhse Shaadi Karogi

Winner: Stardust Star of the Year Award - Female (2009)

Movie: Fashion

Winner: Stardust Star of the Year Award - Female (2009)

Movie: Dostana

Nominated: Stardust Superstar of Tomorrow - Female(2006)

Movie: Waqt: The Race Against Time

Nominated: Stardust Star of the Year Award - Female (2010)

Movie: Kaminey

Winner: Apsara Awards Best Actress (2009)

Movie: Fashion

Winner: Apsara Awards Best Actress (2010)

Movie: Kaminey

Winner: Bengal Film Journalists' Association Awards; Best Actress (Hindi Movies) (2004)

Movie: Aitraaz

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