Priyanka Chopra: biography and latest news!

  • Occupation : actress
  • Sign: Cancer
  • Date of birth: Sunday, July 18, 1982 (age: 38 years old)
  • Country: India

Priyanka Chopra was born on July 18, 1982 in Jamshedpur in northeast India. Daughter of military doctors, she spent her childhood traveling with her parents. As a teenager she spent several years in the United States, notably in Boston. On her return, she continued her scientific studies. At the age of 17, she was a student in engineering school when she entered the Miss India competition. Her beauty hit the bull’s eye, she won the title and the following year, she won the Miss World 2000. Soon, film producers became interested in her pretty face, following the example of former Miss like Aishwarya Rai who was crowned in 1994.

Priyanka Chopra took her first steps as an actress in Thamizhan in 2002. Then, as the shootings progressed, she began to make her mark and convinced the directors to give her more important roles. She thus obtains the lead role in Plan released in 2004. Then the film Andaaz earned her the Filmfare Award for best female hopeful, which allowed her to be revealed to the general public. The same year, she starred in an action film, The Hero: Love story of a spy. The actress shot up to six films a year and played the role of Bollywood stars; in 2006 she shared the poster for Don – The Chase Begins again with Shahrukh Khan, which was a great success. In 2008 she won Best Actress at the Filmfare Awards and the National Film Awards for her role in Fashion.

Prolific, Priyanka Chopra continues to expand her filmography and becomes a star in her native country. In 2012, she changes registers and her interpretation of a young autistic girl in the drama Barfi! earned her rave reviews. The following year she lends her voice to the animated film Planes. Her career took off again in 2015 when she became the lead actress in the American series Quantico. In 2016, she was part of the cast of Baywatch, the film adaptation of the cult series Malibu Alert, alongside Zac Efron and Kelly Rohrbach.

On the private side, she got engaged to Nick Jonas in August 2018, in Mumbai, India. On December 1, 2018, the couple celebrate their wedding in India. On December 19, 2018, a second wedding ceremony takes place in Mumbai.