Born on July 18th, 1982 in Jamshedpur, Priyanka Chopra is a household name in Indian cinema. She is a former Miss World, philanthropist and a producer apart from being one of the best and the highest paid actresses in Bollywood.
Even though she wanted to study engineering, her transition to the Bollywood came as a result of her pageant wins. Ever since her debut in 2003, Priyanka has done numerous memorable roles in Bollywood and has won the respect and appreciation of both fans and critics alike.
With movies like Mujhse Shadi Karogi, Aitraaz, Don, Krrish and Fashion to her name, Priyanka has cemented her place as a top dog in the industry. Her recent movies Mary Kom and Bajirao Mastani garnered enormous support and helped her win millions of hearts. She has received numerous awards including Filmfare for Best Actress and Padma Shri award for contributing substantially to the Indian cinema.
Priyanka also became the first south Asian actress to headline an American show when she portrayed the role of Alex Parrish in ABC Network’s thriller series Quantico. Her powerful performance in the series won her many international fans and cemented her place as a serious actor in Hollywood as well.
Apart from being a well known actress, Priyanka is also engaged in producing movies under her Purple Pebble Pictures banner. She also has three singles to her name as a singer and got enormous support for her song Exotic featuring Pitbull. She is also associated with many philanthropic activities and promotes causes like UNICEF, environment, health and education and gender equality and feminism.