Born on 18 July 1982, Priyanka Chopra is an established actress and ex Miss World. She is also a talented singer. She is one of the richest actresses of Indian film industry and is a celebrated diva of Bollywood. Priyanka Chopra is bestowed with numerous credits; she has won the Filmfare awards 4 times and National Award once.
Born in Jamshedpur, Priyanka’s parents were doctors in Indian Army. It was during the year 2000, that this actress stepped into the Femina Miss India contest and from then on her journey to success is indeed commendable. She was the runner up in the contest and eventually won the Miss World title in 2000. She made her entry into films through the Tamil film Tamizhan. Later she was offered roles in Hindi films and a couple were box office hits during her initial stages. The 2004 thriller Aitraz gained her the much needed appreciation as she earnestly portrayed the role of a seductress. Then she acted in Krrish and Don which were successful.
Later she had her share of flops, but that was compensated by her portrayal in the 2008 film Fashion, directed by Madhur Bhandarkar. She went on to play unconventional roles and gained acknowledgment for her all-round acting. Chopra had a brief stint with stage shows and she had also penned for newspapers. She is also a good singer and her first single was released during 2012.
Priyanka’s philanthropism is very well known and she supports child rights by being the UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador for Child Rights. Whether it is girls’ education, women’s rights or environmental issues Priyanka voices her opinion. Chopra has a passion for penning short stories and poems. This diva has 11 awards to her credit. She is the only Indian to represent India in U.S. for a charitable cause. Priyanka has in fact proved that beauty queens are not just glam dolls; they are also talented.