Priyanka Chopra: “I fell asleep, laying a crown near me”


Priyanka Chopra is an Indian actress, singer and model. Winner of the Miss World 2000 contest. Recognized as the sexiest woman by Maxim magazine, published in India.

Priyanka Chopra was born in 1982 in the city of Jamshedpur, India. Ashok and Madhu Chopra are the parents of the future film actress. The girl’s father and mother worked as military doctors all their lives, so they often moved. Due to constant relocations, the girl had to change her place of study, but this did not prevent her from realizing her talents in different directions, attending a drama club and going to dances. When the girl was 8 years old, a little brother Siddhart appeared in the family.

Priyanka Chopra in childhood and now

Soon Priyanka went to study in the United States, where she lived with relatives in Iowa. Graduation class graduated in Boston.

In an interview with media representatives, the film actress repeatedly said that in her case, because of racial intolerance, life in America cannot be called easy. The girl planned to finish her studies in the USA, warning her parents about this, but problems began.

Over time, the girl became the best in class, a favorite of teachers, but she never forgot that she looks different. When the future celebrity moved to Newton (Massachusetts), difficulties arose in the new school. Constant conflicts with other girls, insults and humiliations broke the 16-year-old schoolgirl. The future celebrity could not stand the pressure and returned to her homeland, but achieved the desired result - she successfully completed her studies in the USA.

Actress Priyanka Chopra

In this difficult time, Priyanka was helped by parents who did not cherish souls in their daughter. When the girl turned 18 years old without saying anything to her daughter, dad and mom decided to send a photo of the beautiful woman to the Miss India 2000 contest. As a result, the future Hollywood actress was very surprised to receive an invitation to an authoritative beauty contest.

Since that time, the girl’s life has changed a lot. Following her participation in the national competition, Priyanka received an invitation to participate in Miss World 2000. Today Priyanka Chopra is one of the most famous representatives of India in the world.

"Miss World 2000"

Priyanka Chopra has long been building a successful career on American television and always exudes self-confidence. The actress became famous for filming in several films, and was also remembered for the performance of musical compositions. It is safe to say that the representative of Hollywood has a very bright future.

Priyanka Chopra at the Miss World 2000 beauty pageant

Critics and ill-wishers believe that such victories in life and career were easy for a girl, but in reality this is not so. Once, in an interview with American journalists, the actress said that she encountered significant difficulties when she came to the United States.

Nevertheless, the Indian actress soon managed to overcome the obstacles, to become the most beautiful woman on the planet. In 2000, Priyanka Chopra became vice miss of India. In the same year, the 18-year-old beauty won the Miss World beauty pageant, despite the fact that Priyanka's height (169 cm) was considered not too high by model standards.

Priyanka Chopra

Having become the owner of a prestigious world title, Priyanka changed her fate at one moment. Later, the girl opened the road to the cinema.


The film "Love Above the Clouds", which appeared in 2002, is the first film featuring Priyanka in the movies. The beginning of a creative biography of a celebrity is considered to be precisely this work.

For the role of a seductive young beauty, she received the award "For Best Debut". In India, directors immediately began to constantly offer the actress roles in their films. It is noteworthy that the invitations did not come only from native Bollywood. Hollywood filmmakers also wanted to see young talent in their own films.

Priyanka Chopra in the movie "From Memories"

The picture “From Memories”, presented in 2004, brings fame to the film actress. For her work, the young actress received another award "Best Supporting Actress". And for her role in the film "Confrontation", which was released in 2004, Priyanka won the prize "For the Best Villain." Priyanka Chopra is the only woman in Bollywood to receive this award. It is noteworthy that almost every film with the participation of the beauty receives national awards.

In 2015, the actress signed an agreement that allowed her to play in the Hollywood series Quantico, where the movie star got the role of an FBI agent. A fascinating story about how an undercover undercover bandit was discovered in the ranks of the investigation group pleased viewers.

In 2014, the leadership of the American television channel ABC announced that they were preparing to shoot a new television series. The channel acquired the rights to the original drama concept from producer Mark Gordon and screenwriter Joshua Safran. Filming a new pilot project was planned in several stages. This film will become a significant work in the filmography of the film actress.

Priyanka Chopra in the series "Quantico Base"

In February 2015, the filmmakers announced a cast. Priyanka Chopra successfully passed the casting, receiving the role of an FBI agent. The heroine of the film actress becomes the main suspect in the bombing of the "Grand Center" in New York, goes underground to find real criminals and clear her name. At the end of the first season, she was fired from the FBI and began working for the CIA.

The television series pleased the American audience. The picture began to be broadcast on Sundays to attract and interest the audience. It is assumed that the second season of the tape is able to receive no less enthusiastic reviews of film critics.

Priyanka Chopra vs Karina Kapoor

On the set of the movie “Confrontation,” Priyanka Chopra met another popular Indian actress, Karina Kapoor. For some time, the girls became close friends, but soon each of them actively took up her career, the competition spread the stars around.

In the interview, the actresses still do not stop releasing taunts to each other. Women even arranged a kind of competition for the exchange of boyfriends.

Priyanka Chopra and Karina Kapoor

Fans of Priyanka believe that Karina is simply envious of their idol. According to many viewers who sympathize with the Hollywood movie actress, the winner of the Miss World 2000 international beauty contest has long proved that she has achieved great results in the cinema and the fashion world, and Kapoor is trying to win over the lion's share of the compatriot’s fame.


Priyanka Chopra is the first Indian actress to be invited to the United States to record songs from the National Opus Honor Choir. After this performance, the singer recorded hits in English. New tracks immediately took the leading position in the US music charts.

New musicians liked the American music lovers. Priyanka's songs In My City and I Can't Make You Love Me received positive reviews from critics and won the love of the audience.

Gradually, work with other celebrities appeared. The Exotic clip, created with the assistance of Armando Christian Perez, better known as Pitbull (Pit Bull), became popular.

Work with an American rapper of Cuban descent pushed Priyanka to even more activity on stage. Surely in the near future, the singer will present new videos and videos.

Personal life of Priyanka Chopra

The actress did not particularly talk about her personal life, because some of her Indian boyfriends had families (Shahrukh Khan, Akshay Kumar).

In early 2018, she began dating singer Nick Jonas, who is ten years younger than Priyanka. On her birthday on July 18, he offered Priyanka a hand and heart, and on December 1 and 2, the couple played a wedding in a traditional Indian style. Now the actress bears the double name Chopra Jonas.

Priyanka Chopra is a close friend of Meghan Markle: in the summer of 2018 she even visited the Duchess of Sussex. However, Megan did not come to her wedding, citing pregnancy. In response, Chopra did not attend Markle's birthday.

In addition, she works closely with Game of Thrones star Sophie Turner, the bride of Jonas' brother, Joe.


Priyanka Chopra devotes time and charity. The actress is the face of the CAF, which runs events to provide assistance to poor families in India.

Priyanka Chopra - face of CAF

In addition, the actress regularly organizes events that draw public attention to the problems of education in the country. Illiteracy of the population, according to Priyanka, should be eliminated no less zealously than poverty.

In the future, the celebrity intends to continue to help the weak and destitute.


Priyanka Chopra was born on July 18, 1982. The parents of the girl were military doctors, who later also had a son, Siddhart.

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The family of the future celebrity was wealthy, but the curious Priyanka could often be found in the company of children from impoverished families (the girl regularly visited Indian slums). Even for some period, the future actress wanted to become a doctor in order to help sick people ...

Due to the fact that the girl’s dad was building a military career, his family had to regularly change his place of residence. Moreover, the geography of family movement is quite extensive: From India to the United States and vice versa. As a result, Priyanka had to attend various educational institutions.

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In her student years, the girl more than once won beauty contests, but she did not at all aspire to work in the fashion industry. Priyanka liked dancing, and her hobbies included dramatic art and writing.

Personal life

Creativity and personal life are closely connected in the fate of Priyanka. The actress is credited with novels with famous actors of India. And among them, not only the famous bachelors Harman Bawedzha, Shahid Kapoor and Saif Ali Khan, but also the fathers of families. Among the famous married actors in the list of Priyanka's boyfriends are Akshay Kumar, Hrithik Roshan and Shahrukh Khan. The wives of the actors were always belligerent against Priyanka and forbade their husbands to star in the same films with an attractive brunette.

Shahid Kapoor and Priyanka Chopra

Especially close relations are connected with Shahrukh Priyanka. Passion arose on the set of the film Don-2, which critics compared with the Hollywood action movie Die Hard. The actor’s wife categorically forbade her husband to meet with the young beauty, but the Indian film actor still did not miss the opportunity to take care of Priyanka. At the same time, Shah Rukh Khan was not going to leave his wife and three children.

Priyanka Chopra and Shah Rukh Khan

The press also repeatedly reported that the famous Hollywood movie actor Gerard Butler could allegedly become the husband of the actress. Journalists from India informed that the Scottish actor even came to shoot Priyanka in Jaipur, but the couple did not officially confirm this information.

Fans of Priyanka continue to follow the personal life of the pet and in social networks. Fans hope to find out new details by watching the news in the star account on the Instagram network.

Priyanka Chopra now

In 2017, the next continuation of the cult film “Rescuers of Malibu” is expected with the participation of Priyanka Chopra. The celebrity continues to participate not only in the filming of films. The girl is constantly invited to photo sessions by glossy magazines from around the world.

Priyanka Chopra Photoshoot for Marie Claire Magazine

In April 2017, Priyanka Chopra graced the cover of the April issue of Marie Claire, presenting herself in luxurious outfits from the new Alexander McQueen and Roberto Cavalli collections. In the near future, probably world-famous publications will continue to invite the Hollywood actress to participate in other photo shoots, because in the modeling business, luck favors the beauty no less than in the film industry.

In 2016, Priyanka participated in a show for the June issue of Complex. Photos of the actress also appeared on the cover of Maxim India magazine. Chic photos of the Quantico star were appreciated not only by fans, but also by critics.

The fans of Priyanka also remembered a joint video with American actress Jodie Foster. At the request of WMagazine magazine, celebrities recited the music tracks of singer Britney Spears.

Jody read an excerpt from the single Toxic without any extra emotions. In turn, Priyanka added several of her passages to the already familiar verse. Web users appreciated such an interesting idea of ​​the magazine, demanding new similar videos.

Actress Priyanka Chopra

Today Priyanka Chopra is a successful actress. Gradually, the movie star moved away from the roles of oriental princesses, fortune tellers and snake charmers, having received more serious images. A similar success in the reincarnation of diverse heroes suggests that the Hollywood star is able to achieve even greater success in the future.

In an interview, Priyanka repeatedly said that in life she achieves a goal on her own. The celebrity is accustomed to constantly work, improve, devote time to self-development. According to the girl, she simply does not have time for a bad mood, poor health and other "factors" that simply distract from specific tasks and the final result - success in the world cinema, modeling business and fame on the music scene.

Photo: Priyanka Chopra

Beginning of a creative career

But the tale for Priyanka was just beginning. She made it to the finals of the competition, and then won the title of the main beauty of India. According to the girl herself, then for the first time she had to pose in front of the camera.

Then preparations began for the Miss World contest, which took place in London that same year. At the contest, Priyanka was so worried that when asked about which of her contemporaries she admires, she answered: “Mother Teresa!” Chopra did not fully hear the question of the presenter, and the famous nun at that time had already passed away for several years. But, despite not a small incident, the 18-year-old Indian woman was ahead of nearly a hundred competitors and won the crown of the winner.

Career model

Priyanka owes her success in the fashion world to her parents, who secretly sent her picture to the Miss India 2000 contest. The fact that the girl went to the qualifying round was a huge surprise for her.

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However, this was the beginning of her ascent in the fashion industry. Priyanka not only managed to become a finalist of the contest, but the girl was able to win it! After which she began active preparations for the upcoming Miss World contest, where the 18-year-old girl also became the happy owner of the crown.

Victories in prestigious competitions opened many doors for the Indian woman, about which she had not even thought about before.

I did not believe that I became a winner. I fell asleep, laying a crown near me, afraid that it might be stolen. In an instant, the pestilence of the world has changed forever.

Priyanka Chopra: biography

The actress was born on July 18, 1982 in the Indian Jamshedpur in the family of military service doctors Madhu and Ashok Chopra. They often went on business trips, so in childhood Priyanka and her younger brother Siddhart changed many schools not only in India, but also in the USA.

Young Priyanka danced, played in the theater and composed short stories and participated in student beauty contests for entertainment.

Everything changed dramatically when parents secretly sent their daughter's application for the Miss India contest. The young participant got into the finals and, taking second place, won a ticket to the show "Miss World". In 2000, the 18-year-old Priyanka overtook competitors from 94 countries, received a crown and a prize fund of $ 100,000.

Just two years later, Chopra made her film debut and after the film “Born to Win” received the award in the nomination “Best Debut” in Bollywood.The actress has accounted for more than 50 TV shows and films, including the Hollywood Rescuers Malibu, the Filmfare Awards and a place in the Forbes ranking among people from the movie industry with the highest income.

Priyanka by personal example proves that a talented person is talented in everything. In between constant shootings, she records songs and keeps herself in the top of Indian iTunes.

Priyanka Chopra before and after plastics

The star has always spoken positively about plastic surgery, and said that this is a great way to look better and become more self-confident. In her opinion, problems arise only when plastic becomes an obsession.

Priyanka answers evasively about questions about using the services of aesthetic surgery clinics and notes with her success and beauty she owes not to doctors, but talent and nature. Fans do not believe such statements and vigorously discuss on social networks a changed nose, disappeared nasolabial folds and increased in the volume of Priyanka’s lips.

In the photo Priyanka Chopra before and after the change is really striking. Experts in plastic surgery note that the actress received a neat, neat little nose on the operating table: at the dawn of her career, she had a nose with a longer downcast tip.

Priyanka Chopra clearly “makes friends” with contouring and fills nasolabial folds with fillers, and also preserves the natural volume of the lips with the help of hyaluronic acid.

Oriental beauty - the owner of a slender feminine figure and a high Indian weight of 169 cm.

The model demonstrated its seductive forms during a frank photo shoot for Maxim magazine.

During the fateful beauty contest, the Indian woman announced her intention to do charity work and over the years proved the truth of the statement “Beauty will save the world”, becoming a goodwill ambassador and a member of the UN Children's Fund.

Interest in the personality of the Bollywood actress soared to heaven when the world learned about her long-standing friendship with the Duchess of Sussex Meghan (Markle). But Priyanka Chopra proved her self-sufficiency.

Actress career

It is not surprising that Priyanka was soon invited to the cinema. The girl’s debut work was the painting “Love above the Clouds” (2002), for which she was awarded the Filmfare Award (nomination “Best Debut”).

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A promising young actress immediately became interested in Bollywood. Chopra was also awarded the Stardust Awards for Best Supporting Actress for her role in the film “From Memoirs” (2004).

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However, at first, Priyanka’s film career can hardly be called successful, because the girl played in many films that subsequently failed at the box office: “From Memories” (2003), “By the Will of Rock” (2003) and others.

However, the Indian beauty immediately attracted the audience with her sincerity, sense of humor and optimism. According to director Madhura Bhandarkara, Chopra is always easy to communicate with, and she easily adapts to any shoot.


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