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(Sunshine, Mimi, Yanka, Priyucka Cobra)
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Priyanka Chopra Biography

Priyanka Chopra, was born in Jamshedpur, Jharkhand on July 18 to Dr. Ashok Chopra and Dr. Madhu Akhauri. Priyanka had a nomadic childhood because of her father’s job, who was in Indian army. For some years, Priyanka Chopra did her schooling in the US. She joined Jai Hind College in Mumbai, but left studies after winning the crown at the Miss World contest in 2000.

Priyanka’s first movie was the Tamil film, ‘Thamizhan’ (2002). She entered Bollywood with the film ‘The Hero: Love Story Of A Spy’ in 2003. But she won Filmfare Best Female Debut Award for her performance in ‘Andaaz’ which released in the same year. Priyanka shocked the film fraternity with her chilling portrayal of a vamp in ‘Aitraaz’ (2004) and got the Filmfare Best Villain Award.

Priyanka Chopra got her first Filmfare Best Actress Award for her film ‘Fashion’ (2008), where she played a model. She is known in the industry for her cool attitude and professionalism. And there is a lot to come in terms of performances from this stunning actress.

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Winner of the Miss India and Miss World beauty pageants in 2000.

Father Capt. Dr. Ashok Chopra, mother Dr. Madhu Chopra.

Achievements: she is the only Indian in the USA to have been selected at the state level for the National Opus Honor Choir, extensive charity work back in India and the USA, and joined the CAF and CII in their literacy program and is their ambassador. Member of the support group for the Thalassemic children in U.P., India, participated in the adult education awareness program with the non-governmental organizations in the peripheral areas of Bareilly, joined the Indian Government-sponsored Polio Eradication Program as a volunteer. Raised funds for the destitute in Boston, Massachusetts, USA, by participating in a church program.

While shooting the song "Do Me A Favor, Let's Play Holi" in the movie Waqt: The Race Against Time (2005), she stepped on a live wire and received a shock. She was hospitalized for a day.

Did her schooling from La Martini�re in Lucknow. She completed tenth grade in Boston and wanted to become a software engineer or a criminal psychologist.

Her father Ashok Chopra, who also manages her career, was diagnosed with a tumor in his liver. He had to undergo a complicated emergency surgery.

Has a younger brother.

Turned down the lead in Umrao Jaan (2006) to work in Bluff Master (2005).

Listed as number 2 of 'Top Bollywood Actresses' of 2006. (rediff.com, 8-25-2006)

Turned down a part in London Dreams (2007) because she could not provide the shooting dates as she was busy with other films.

Listed #1 by UK magazine Eastern Eye one of "Asia's Sexiest Women" (Sept/2006).




 
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