Priyanka Chopra is one of the most popular celebrities globally, and she has struggled tremendously hard to achieve this status. Priyanka began her career in Indian cinema before moving to Hollywood, where she is now the first Indian actress to gain a global reputation. Thus, In this article, we will cover more aspects of her life in detail.

Early Life

Priyanka Chopra was born on July 18, 1982, in Jamshedpur, Jharkhand. Her home town is Bareilly, in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. Due to her father’s job, she lived her life in many different cities of India, such as Ambala, Chandigarh, Delhi, Lucknow, and Pune. She is also recognized by different nicknames among her family members and friends, including Mimi, Piggy Chops, and Sunshine. From a very young age, she was concerned about her professional career. She is self-sufficient and diligent. Her ability to perform a variety of characters earned her popularity. The Indian government presented her with the Padma Shri in 2016, and it is one of the most honorable awards in India.

Education

Priyanka Chopra moved to the United States when she was just 13 years old. There she was enrolled and attended two American schools as well. Priyanka’s relatives resided in the United States way before she moved there. Priyanka stayed at the same relative’s residence for three years while studying in America. Priyanka Chopra began her education in a foreign school in Newton, Massachusetts. And then, she eventually transferred to Cedar Rapids, Lowa’s John F. Kennedy High School. When Priyanka arrived back in India at the age of 16, she enrolled at the Army School in Bareilly. Priyanka decided to enter Jai Hind College in Mumbai and Basant Singh Institute of Science in Mumbai after finishing her early education. However, Priyanka had to interrupt her education owing to her modeling activities.

Film career

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Priyanka Chopra

In 2002, Priyanka Chopra made her acting debut in the Tamil film “Thamijhan.” After that, she went on to make her Bollywood debut in Sunny Deol’s thriller movie “The Hero: Love Story of a Spy”, where AmrishPuri, along with Preity Zinta and Kabir Bedi, was featured in the movie. Following that, she appeared in blockbusters like Mujhse Shaadi Karogi, Andaz, and Aitraaz. Later on, she also performed a negative character in the well-praised film Aitraaz.

In 2008, she acted in a movie named “fashion,” for which she also won the National Award for Best Actress. She played the lead role as an actress in movies such as 7 Khoon Maaf, Dil Dhadakne Do, Kaminey, Barfi, and Bajirao Mastani, which took her to gain even more stardom. She also played up the role of Alex Paris in the American TV series Quantico from 2015 to 2018.

Following that, Priyanka Chopra made her Bollywood reappearance in 2019 with the movie named “The Sky is Pink”. She appeared in this film alongside Farhan Akhtar and Zaira Wasim. She is such a passionate actress that never stopped, and thus, she further appeared in the movie “The White Tiger”, which is being created under her own production company.

Career As A Producer

Purple Pebble Films is the name of Priyanka Chopra’s movie production agency. The company has produced films in many regional languages. “Bum Bum Bol Raha Hai Kashi” was the first film made by this production company in Bhojpuri. Dinesh Lal Yadav ‘Nirauha’ and Amrapali Dubey played the key characters in the film. Later on, several other movies were produced by this production company.

Marriage

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Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas

Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas are some of the cutest celebrity couples. They wedded in December 2018. It was quite interesting, the way they met for the first time. Priyanka met Nick on Twitter, and shortly after, both began texting each other. They first met in 2017 at the Vanity Fair Oscars after-party. They later met in Los Angeles, where they attended a screening of Beauty and the Beast at the Hollywood Bowl. They married in Jodhpur’s Umaid Bhawan Palace in December 2018. They arranged two big wedding ceremonies, one as per Hindu tradition while another as per Christian tradition, in the presence of all of their family members and friends.

Controversies

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Priyanka and PM

1. Meeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi

At an event promoting her major Hollywood film, “Baywatch,” Priyanka met the Honorable Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and she was photographed in a short dress and was brutally harassed. People questioned if she had lost sight of her beliefs and tradition, causing her Indian supporters to get furious. Later Priyanka’s mother, Madhu Chopra, finally spoke up on her take that “The meeting was an unplanned one,” she remarked, adding that she didn’t have time to change.

2. Her alleged relationship with Shah Rukh Khan

SRK and Chopra were seen around each other at each party and festival after working together in the super-hit movie Don. Photographs of both leaving each other’s homes at unusual hours sparked a storm of rumors. Shah Rukh Khan was rumored to be having an extramarital affair, and thus Gauri Khan, SRK’s wife, was presumed to also have a breakup with her husband due to the alleged incident. But everything got fine after a few ups and downs.

3. Nirav Modi’s impact

The Nirav Modi-Punjab National Bank scandal is well-known, but even Priyanka Chopra had problems with Nirav Modi. Priyanka Chopra was the brand ambassador for Nirav Modi’s jewelry brand. Following the public disclosure of the fraud, Priyanka Chopra’s team revealed that she had ended her agreement with Nirav Modi, stating that she only wanted to work with reputable companies. She also files a case against Nirav Modi for not paying her for an advertisement that she does with Siddharth Malhotra.

4. Her last-minute withdrawal from Salman Khan’s ‘Bharat.’

Priyanka Chopra and Salman Khan were cast to act together in Ali Abbas Zaffar’s film, ‘Bharat,’ announced in 2018. But after a few months, it was heard that Priyanka had decided to drop out from the movie since she was getting married to her singer boyfriend, Nick Jonas. This sparked a dispute between Salman and Priyanka, who was furious about how she had pulled out of such a significant project. Salman Khan was the seen at her reception, indicating their friendly relationship.

Net Worth

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Priyanka and Nick

Once Priyanka and Nick’s assets are added together, their total net worth reaches $70 million. Her overall income in 2018 was $3.5 million. In 2017, Priyanka Chopra was the seventh highest-paid Indian celebrity in the world, earning about $12 million. With $14 million in 2016, she was the eighth highest-paid actress. Her overall career earnings are projected to be around $45 million as of 2019. She makes at least $10 million per year from her film roles and sponsorship, partnerships with firms including Pantene, Nirav Modi, and Lyf Mobile.

Philanthropy Work

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Priyanka Chopra organizations

Priyanka is very much involved in philanthropy, especially in her own country. Every year, she donates at least 10% of her earnings to a number of organizations, including The Priyanka Chopra Foundation for Health and Education. Her charity focuses on India’s underprivileged children and specifically young women. She has also been heavily involved with UNICEF since 2006. She gave $70,000 to a New Cancer Center in Nanavati in 2013, which has now been named after her late father.

Achievements

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Award

Priyanka is a gifted personality; from being a fashion icon to an excellent performer, she is a source of inspiration for millions. She is unstoppable and has now become a global superstar. Let’s look at a few of her accomplishments that have earned her worldwide fame.

  1. Miss World 2000
  2. National and Filmfare Award
  3. People’s Choice Awards
  4. Padma Shree Award

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