Priyanka Chopra is an Indian film actress, singer and songwriter. She won the Miss India and Miss World pageants in 2000 before beginning her film career.Chopra has received various awards ...Associated to charities Akshaya Patra Foundation
Priyanka Chopra is an Indian film actress, singer and songwriter. She won the Miss India and Miss World pageants in 2000 before beginning her film career.Chopra has received various awards for her performances, including a National Film Award for Best Actress and Filmfare Awards in four distinct categories.
Chopra made her acting debut in 2002 with the Tamil film Thamizhan. The following year, she starred in The Hero, her first Bollywood release, and followed it with the box office hit Andaaz. She earned critical praise for her portrayal of a seductress in the 2004 thriller Aitraaz, and subsequently played the female lead in several commercially successful films. Her portrayal of a troubled model in the 2008 drama, Fashion, earned her wide critical acclaim and won her theNational Film Award for Best Actress and the Filmfare Award for Best Actress.
She was later noted for showing versatility with different character types, and being unafraid to take on challenging and unglamorous roles, while also appearing in several blockbuster films. Chopra has also performed in television and stage shows, has written columns in India's national newspapers, and is active in charity work. She is regarded as one of most popular and attractive celebrities in India, and has many endorsement deals. In 2011, she signed a worldwide recording contract with Universal Music Group and DesiHits to record and release her first studio album. Her debut single, In My City, was released in September 2012 and was commercially successful in India.