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Priyanka Chopra
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Priyanka Chopra

Priyanka Chopra was born at Jamshedpur in Jharkhand state of India. Her father Dr. Ashok Chopra was a surgeon in army. Priyanka Chopra was in Jai Hind College at Mumbai when she won Femina Miss India contest in 2000. She was crowned Miss World in 2000 at London. Priyanka Chopra is the fifth Indian to be crowned Miss World. She left her studies midway after winning the beauty pageant and joined film Industry.

Priyanka Chopra first acted in Tamil film Thamizhan . Her debut Hindi film was The Hero opposite Sunny Deol. Though the film was average rated, it went on to become one of the highest grossing films of that year. Priyanka Chopra's next film was Andaaj opposite Akshay Kumar. Andaaj was a successful film at box office and Priyanka was nominated for Filmfare Best Actress Award. Her next release was Aitraaz, which is a Hindi remake of the Demi Moore-starker Disclosure. Prianka won the Filmfare Best Villain Award for her performance in Aitraaz. Since then she has given many Hit films such as Bluffmaster opposite Abhishek Bachchan, Mujhse Shadi Karogi opposite Akshay Kumar and Salman Khan and Krissh opposite Hrithik Roshan. Priyanka Chopra was voted Sexiest Asian Woman of 2006 in Eastern Eye, an Asian newspaper published in Britain.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2010.

Priyanka Chopra Facts

OccupationActress, Model
BirthdayJuly 18, 1982 (39)
BirthplaceJamshedpur, Bihar, India
Height5' 8" (1m73)  How tall is Priyanka Chopra compared to you?

Selected Filmography

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