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Priyanka Chopra, Miss India, was just 18 when she was crowned Miss World 2000.
Priyanka Chopra; born 18 July 1982, is an Indian actress and former Miss World. Before starting her acting career, she worked as a model and gained fame after winning the Miss World title in 2000.
Priyanka Ashok Chopra was born on 18 July 1982 in Jamshedpur and is fondly known as Mimi. Her father is Capt. Dr.Ashok Chopra and her mother is Dr.Madhu Chopra. She has a younger brother, Siddharth. Her father's origin is a mix of Punjabi, Bengali, and Marathi while her mother's is a mix of Tamil, Malayali, and Kannada.
Her family was always on the move as her father was in the army. Few of her growing up years were spent in Bareilly in Uttar Pradesh. She studied at the La Martiniere Girl's School in Lucknow before re-locating to the United States of America. While there, she studied at the Newton North High School in Massachusetts and later in North Delta Senior Secondary School in North Delta. On returning back to India, she continued her schooling in the Army School at Bareilly. She joined the Jai Hind College in Mumbai but dropped out when she
won the second place in the Miss India beauty pageant. She went on to bring home the Miss World crown in 2000, becoming one of the five Indians to have won that title.
AWARDS & Movies:
Chopra made her acting debut with the 2002 Tamil film Thamizhan.
following year, she made her Bollywood film debut with The Hero: Love Story
of a Spy and followed it with the hit Andaaz, for which she won a Filmfare
Best Female Debut Award.
In 2004 she became the second woman to win the Filmfare
Best Villain Award, which she received for her critically acclaimed performance
Chopra would later have commercial success with films like Mujhse
Shaadi Karogi (2004), KrrishDon - The Chase Begins
Chopra earned a Filmfare Best Actress Award and a National Film Award for Best Actress for her portrayal of a model in Fashion (2008) and has thus established herself as one of the leading contemporary actresses in Bollywood.
Marital Status: Single
Siblings: brother Siddharth
Height: 5'8" (1.73 m)
Weight: 53 Kgs
Languages: hindi, english
Other Facts: Miss World 2000
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