priyanka chopra biography

PERSONAL INFORMATION

FULL NAME:  PRIYANKA CHOPRA

NICKNAMES: Piggy Chops, Sunshine and Mimi and PC

AGE: 36 years

DATE OF BIRTH: 18 July 1982

PROFESSION(S):  Actor, Model and Singer

HEIGHT: 5’ feet 6.5’ inches

WEIGHT:  55 Kg

EYE-COLOUR:  Dark Brown

HAIR-COLOUR:  Black

RELIGION:  Hindu

FIGURE (MEASUREMENTS ARE RECORDED APPROXIMATELY): 35-28-25

ZODIAC SIGN/SUN SIGN: Cancer

EDUCATION QUALIFICATION:  12th pass

BIRTHPLACE: Jamshedpur, Jharkhand, India

HOMETOWN: Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh, India

NATIONALITY: INDIAN

College/University: Jai Hind College and Basant Singh Institute of Science in Mumbai

MARITAL STATUS: Married

 

CAREER

  • She started with modelling. She came to Bariely and here she won one of the beauty contest named “May Queen”.
  • Her mother helped her to enter the “Femina Miss India Contest” in 2000. She came second and got the title of “Miss India World”.
  • After this, she went to Miss World contest where she was crowned as a Miss World 2000. And by this Priyanka Chopra became the 5th Indian contestant to become Miss World.
  • She entered the film industry. Her first film was a Tamil film. In 2002, she acted in Thamizhan.
  • In 2003 she entered Bollywood and acted in The Hero: Love Story of a Spy.
  • She also worked in TV. It was Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi in 2010. She was a host.
  • She also tried her luck in singing which was a good decision. The first song of her life is “Ullathai Killathe” which was for a Tamil film of 2002.

 

AWARDS AND ACHIEVEMENTS

 

 

FAMILY

  • FATHER: Late Ashok Chopra
  • MOTHER: Madhu Chopra
  • BROTHER: Siddharth Chopra
  • HUSBAND: Nick Jonas

 

SOCIAL LIFE

 

 

HER FAVOURITE THINGS

FAVOURITE FOOD – Risotto, Burgers, French Fries, Chicken and Mutton Biryani, Fish Curry, Sarson ka Saag, Red velvet cake

FAVOURITE RESTAURANT – Olive, Mumbai      

FAVOURITE SONG – “Careless Whispers” by George Micheal & “I will always love you” by Sarah Washington

FAVOURITE COLOR – Red

FAVOURITE PLACE – Paris, Brazil and Mexico

FAVOURITE ACTOR – FROM HOLLYWOOD – Mel Gibson, Tom Hardy

                                  FROM BOLLYWOOD – Shah Rukh Khan, Dharmendra and Kishore Kumar

FAVOURITE ACTRESS- Rekha and Sushmita Sen

FAVOURITE FILM – Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge, Mujhse Shadi Karogi, Pretty Woman and Walk in the clouds.

 

CONTROVERSIES

  • She had a number of controversies which were directly related to big stars like Akshay Kumar, Shah Rukh Khan, Harman Baweja and Shahid Kapoor.
  • After the rumours of Akshay and Priyanka, they decided not to work together.
  • That was a big controversy when her name was taken with Shah Rukh Khan. She was caught in many parties at Mannat. SRK’s wife once announced that Shah Rukh Khan and Priyanka are not going to work together in films ever.
  • Her photo on the Maxim India Magazine went Viral. This was not because she is looking hot or something else. People noticed that her underarms were photoshopped and they started making fun of it.

 

HER CAR COLLECTION

She owns a Rolls Royce Ghost, Porsche Cayenne, Mercedes Benz E Class and also a BMW 7 series.

 

INCOME

  • She takes around 8 to 10 crore for a single film.
  • She takes $4 million for US TV shows.
  • Her annual income would be around 18 crores.

 

SOME UNKNOWN FACTS

  • When she won the Femina Miss India Contest, in 2000, Shah Rukh Khan was the part of the Judging Team.
  • Before joining this industry, she wanted to study Criminal Psychology.
  • Her nickname Piggy Chops was given by the actor Abhishek Bachchan during the shoot of Bluffmaster.
  • She won the National award for being the best actress for the film Fashion. (2008)
  • She is the only actress to play 12 different roles in a single film (What’s your Raashee).
  • Her first song was “In My City” which she released in the U.S in 2012.
  • Her foot impression was taken by the famous Salvatore Ferragamo Museum in Italy. She is the first Indian actress to do so.
  • She loves to eat chocolates and candies and one will always find it in her pockets or in her purse.
  • She loves animal and she has also adopted a tigress and a lioness which are in Birsa Biological Park. Tigress – Durga and Lioness – Sundari.