Priyanka Chopra Profile, Age, Height, Family, Affairs, Biography & More
Priyanka Chopra is an Indian actress, singer, film producer, philanthropist, and winner of the Miss World 2000 competition. Chopra, one of Indias best-paid and most popular celebrities, has received numerous awards, including a national award Filmfare and Filmfare Awards in five categories. In 2016, the Indian government awarded him the Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian award. Time named her one of the 100 most influential people in the world, and Forbes named her one of the 100 most influential women in the world in 2017.
Although Chopra initially aspired to study aeronautical engineering, she agreed to join the Indian film industry following her victories, making her Bollywood debut in The Hero: Love Story of a Spy (2003). She has starred in the box office successes Andaaz (2003) and Mujhse Shaadi Karogi (2004) and has been critically acclaimed for her role in the 2004 Aitraaz thriller. In 2006
In addition to her acting career, Chopra is known for her philanthropic work. She has worked with UNICEF since 2006 and has been appointed UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador at the national and global levels for childrens rights in 2010 and 2016, respectively. It promotes diverse causes such as the environment, health and education, as well as womens rights, with a particular focus on gender equality and feminism. Despite respect for privacy, Chopras off-screen life is the subject of considerable media coverage. As an artist, she released three singles. She is also the founder of the production company Purple Pebble Pictures, which has released the famous comedy drama Marathi Ventilator (2016).
After three years, Chopra returned to India, finishing the last year of high school at the Bareilly Army Public School. During this time, she won the May Queen Local Beauty Contest, after which she was pursued by admirers, which led her family to equip her house with bars for her protection. Her mother then enrolled her in the Femina Miss India contest in 2000; she finished second, winning the title Femina Miss India World.
Chopra then participated in the Miss World Contest, where she was crowned Miss World 2000 and Miss World Continental Queen of Beauty-Asia & Oceania at the Millennium Dome in London on November 30, 2000. Chopra was the fifth Indian candidate to win Miss World, and the fourth to do so in seven years. She had enrolled at the university, but had left after winning the Miss World contest. Chopra said the Miss India and Miss World titles earned her recognition and she then began receiving bids for film roles.