Priyanka Chopra: International Star You Should Know

Priyanka Chopra

Former Miss World winner an award-winning actress, recording artist with U.S. debut single due out this summer

CLAIM TO FAME

Chopra won the Miss World pageant in 2000, and became a Bollywood actor, like her compatriot, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan. The 31-year-old has 45 films to her credit. In 2010, she hosted a season of “Khatron ke khiladi” the Indian version of “Fear Factor.”

BANNER YEAR

“For me success is about taking chances … pushing the envelope and giving it everything you have. It’s been a great year, and I am overwhelmed with the success of both “Barfi” and my music debut. I have just started work on my next film, (in which) I play the role of world champion (Indian boxer) and Olympic medalist Mary Kom, in a film inspired by her amazing journey.”

SOCIAL IMPACT

Chopra was appointed a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador for child rights in 2010. Plus, she is involved with NGOs that deal with violence against women, and raises funds for causes that educate girls in India. In April, she won the actress prize at the Times of India Film Awards in Vancouver for her portrayal of an autistic woman in “Barfi.”

HOLLYWOOD CONNECTION

Chopra is in the voice cast of Disney’s “Planes,” set for an Aug. 9 release. “Barfi” was India’s entry in Oscar’s foreign-language film category last year. She is also a singer, signed with the Universal Music Group, and has recorded singles with Pitbull and will.i.am. Her music career is managed by the Atomic Music Group’s Troy Carter, who also manages Lady Gaga. CAA reps her international film career.

OTHER CREDITS

Chopra won India’s national film award for actress, playing a troubled ramp model in “Fashion.” Other roles include a woman who serially kills her husbands in “7 khoon maaf” and playing 12 characters from different Zodiac signs in “What’s Your Raashee?”

TESTIMONIAL

“Priyanka is that rare combination of superb acting talent, great looks, brave choices, incredible versatility and that indefinable star quality,” says Siddharth Roy Kapur, managing director of studios for Disney UTV. “She owns every role she inhabits, and can play pretty much anything. We have worked with her on five movies in the past five years, and in each one she has played such varied characters with such aplomb that we can’t wait to find the next great part to challenge her with.”

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  1. sheena says:

    PC is unbelievable can’t wait to see what she have in store for her fans

  2. nurul amin says:

    She is the most Natural Actress i like her all the films>>>>>>

  3. phirash says:

    She’s the “Acting god mother” of this generation! Great Inspiration and very down to earth!
    won’t miss a thing from you PC!
    mmwah!

  4. Shubham says:

    She is the most Natural Actress i have seen on-screen and generous personality as an individual. Way to go PC.. XoXo

  5. Priths says:

    I don’t feel she’s that great! In fact some of her acting and the way she talks is very artificial and her acting is kind of monotonous!

  6. Gauri Khan says:

    She’s also a homewrecker and self-promoter. I can personally attest to that.

  7. Nak says:

    Priyanka is the word. In Beauty,Style,Smarts and all round Talent. Her success is well earned and well deserved.

  8. morgage game says:

    Hi there colleagues, how is all, and what you would like to say about
    this post, in my view its really amazing in support of me.

  9. dev sinha says:

    hi priyanka….. I want talk you plz rpy me

  10. Vaishali jain says:

    Priyanka is one of the versatile actress.

  11. pepguru says:

    Yours is a respected name in the movie business. So please ensure that the story is not a PR plug full of exaggerated facts . The movies she has mentioned were commercial disasters and the Oscar entry “Barfi”was panned by everyone for being the wrong choice for international audiences Read pepguru.blogspot.in for Priyanka Chopra’s PR tricks

  12. mohim says:

    Truely said…..she is the complete package….a rare combination of undefinable beauty, brain, acting skills and a perfect hourglass figure which every woman envy of and every man die for…she can actually hv men wrapped around her little finger….the epitome of beauty and perfection….a rare combination….she is the true queen of bollywood…..

  13. everything true !
    she truly is the mom L@dy of @CTING @nd The INDIAN CINEMA.
    we do not only Love or admire but adore her. she is the PERFECTIONIST. although , mr. aamir khan in indian cinema is called the perfectionist. But i feel PRIYA stand the Line of sir SANJEEV KUMAR , BALRAJ SAHNI and others who re known for their perfections in ACTING.
    she is a gre@t combo of HEROISM and ACTOR.
    my he@rtful good-wishes for her…

  14. samaher says:

    Way to Go girl <33 We are So Proud of you Priyanka..keep up the hard work :)

  15. krish says:

    bull shit!! She is not that great to be honest

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