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.In spite of all her busy schedule in Hollywood, she always finds time to deliver something interesting to Bollywood.
Priyanka Chopra Upcoming Movies:
- Kalpana Chawla Biopic
- Sahir Ludhianvi Biopic
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 (2011), Barfi (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.
This Indian Desi Girl is all set to be the Guest of Honour at the Toronto film Festival. The Toronto film festival has decided to honour Priyanka Chopra on September 6, 2017, a day before its commencement. This fund raiser event will honour Priyanka for her foundation and their philanthrophical works. The funds raised would be used for the development of Canadian talent and to bring more women behind the screen and on screen.