Success does not come easily, you have to earn it. Same is the case with Priyanka Chopra. Born to an army doctor couple she has really had an unstable childhood, thank to her parents regular change of posting. She grew up with an aspiration to become an engineer or a psychologist; bus destiny had something else in store for her. She came into the limelight in the year 2000 when she was crowned the Miss World 2000. Bollywood queen Priyanka Chopra, after being crowned the Miss World in 2000, cinched the glamor industry with her most sort out attitude. After winning the beauty pageant, she decided to make her career in Bollywood, and started off with modeling and was featured in various music albums in her early days.She has been gleaming the film industry for over a decade and has now become an unbounded global icon. After the huge success of her debut American Television thriller series Quantico
, she is now all set to share the screen with Hollywood star Dwayne Johnson in Baywatch
, giving her acting career in Hollywood a boost. She has recently wrapped up the second season of Quantico and is now planning to venture into the digital entertainment with her production house Purple Pebbles Pictures going to publish a web series.
Born on July 18, 1982 Priyanka Chopra has tried her hands on almost everything possible in bollywood be it modelling, singing, acting, and producing as well. Apart from being a successful actress Priyanka has always been involved in philanthropic acts.
She has been a part of UNICEF for the last 10 years, and has also been appointed as the global Goodwill Ambassador for child rights in the year 2010 and 2016. Apart from working for child right she has also involved herself in the well being of environment, health and education, women’s rights. She is known to be true feminist advocating gender equality.
Priyanka Chopra Upcoming Movies:
Kalpana Chawla Biopic
Priyanka Chopra grabs an ambitious film based on life of late Astronaut Kalpana Chawla and the biopic will be directed by debutant female director Priya Mishra.
It is expected that Irfan Khan and Priyanka Chopra might lead a biographical drama that will be directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali. The film is story of Hindi-Urdu poet Sahir Ludhianvi.
After the busy schedule of Baywatch and Quantico, Priyanka Chopra decided to do a Bollywood film and veteran filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali cast her in Gustakhiyan.
Priyanka's Bollywood journey started in the year 2003 with her debut spy thriller The Hero starring Sunny Deol. Although it wasn't a great hit at the box office but Priyanka's acting skills got her nominated for the Best Actress in Filmfare Awards.
Her career in Bollywood got a boost with Andaaz (2003),
when director Raj Kanwar signed her opposite to Akshay Kumar and another beauty pageant winner Lara Dutta (Miss Universe, 2000). The film hit the box office with record-breaking graphs, and it was from here when she started getting noticed for her role.
She has been a part of many hit films like Mujhse Shadi Karogi (2004), Aitraaz (2004), Krrish (2006) and Don (2006), starring biggest superstars like Akshay Kumar, Hritik Roshan
The biggest kick to her aspirations in Bollywood was given by Madhur Bhandarkar's Faishon (2008), which got her first National Film Award and Filmfare Award for Best Actress as well. With this, she stepped into the list of Biggest B-Town actresses.
She has always been a versatile actress fitting into various frames and playing a number of anarchistic roles in movies like Kaminey
(2009),7 Khoon Maaf
(2012), Marry Kom
(2014), Dil Dhadakne Do (2015), Bajirao Mastani (2015). She was awarded the Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor Female for her role in Bajirao Mastani.
Apart from this, she has also shown her interest in singing with the launch of her two international music video albums In My City with Hollywood musician Willaim and Exotic(2014) with Pitbull. She has got international recognition for her project Quantico,
an American television thriller crime series in which she played the role of an FBI agent.
Recently, she has been awarded the Padma Shri
, the fourth highest civilian Award given by Government of India. Also, her name has been included by prestigious Time Magazine in the list of 100 most influential people in the world.
In spite of all her busy schedule in Hollywood, she always finds time to deliver something interesting to Bollywood. Here is a list of her upcoming movies.