Priyanka Chopra, Biography

Other Awards
  • 2007: Star's Sabsey Favorite Kaun Awards Sabsey Tez Sitara
  • 2007: POGO Awards Most Amazing ActressKrrish
  • 2007: IIFA Awards Best On-Screen BeautyKrrish
  • 2007: Northern India Film Journalist Association Best Leading Lady
Global Indian Film Awards
  • 2007: GIFA Awards, Windows Live Search & Movie Talkies Most Searched Actress

Bengal Film Journalists Association Awards

  • 2004, Bengal Film Journalists' Association Awards, Best Actress (Hindi Movies);Aitraaz
International Indian Film Academy Awards
  • 2004: IIFA Star DebutAndaaz
  • 2005: IIFA Best Villain Award; Aitraaz

Stardust Awards

  • 2004: Stardust Best Supporting Actress Award; The Hero: Love Story of a Spy
  • 2005: Stardust Superstar of Tomorrow - Female; Mujhse Shaadi Karogi
  • 2006: Stardust Superstar of Tomorrow - Female; Waqt: The Race Against Time
Zee Cine Awards
  • 2004: Zee Cine Award Best Female DebutThe Hero: Love Story of a Spy &Andaaz
  • 2005: Zee Cine Award for Best Actor in a Negative Role; Aitraaz
Star Screen Awards
  • 2005: Star Screen Award Best VillainAitraaz
  • 2004: Star Screen Award Most Promising Newcomer - FemaleAndaaz
  • 2005: Star Screen Award Jodi No. 1, along with Akshay Kumar; Aitraaz
Filmfare Awards
  • 2004: Filmfare Best Female Debut Award; Andaaz
  • 2005: Filmfare Best Villain Award; Aitraaz
  • 2004: Filmfare Best Supporting Actress Award; Andaaz
  • 2005: Filmfare Best Supporting Actress Award; Aitraaz
She is the first actress who was nominated both for the Best Villain and Best Supporting Actress in a single year at the Filmfare Awards in 2005.
Personal life
Born in Jamshedpur, Jharkhand to Ashok Chopra and Madhu Akhauri, both of whom are doctors, Chopra spent parts of her childhood in Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh, Newton, Massachusetts and Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Her mother comes from a Kayastha family settled in Jamshedpur, while her father comes from a family of Punjabi origin, settled in Bareilly. She also has a brother, Siddharth, who is eight years younger than her. Since her father was in the Army, her family frequently moved.
In 2005, she had many releases, though most did not do well at the box office. In 2006, Chopra starred in two of the most successful films of the year - Krrish and Don - The Chase Begins Again.
Nikhil Advani's multi-starrer, Salaam-e-Ishq: A Tribute To Love was her first release in 2007. The movie failed to do well at the box office. Chopra's next release, Big Brother also failed to do well. Her most recent releases include Love Story 2050God Tussi Great Hoand Chamku, all of which failed to do well at the box office.
Her next few films, after Andaaz, failed to do well at the box office. In 2004, her film,Mujhse Shaadi Karogi released and became the third highest grossing film of that year. Her first negative role in her next release, Aitraaz, a Hindi remake of the Demi Moore-starrer Disclosure won her critical acclaim and earned a Filmfare Best Villain Award. Her role also got her a second nomination for Filmfare Best Supporting Actress Award. In the same year, she participated in a world tour aptly titled Temptations 2004 with Bollywood's leading stars, Shahrukh Khan, Preity Zinta, Saif Ali Khan, Rani Mukerji and Arjun Rampal
Acting career
After winning the Miss World title, Chopra became an actress. She made her debut in the 2002 Tamil film Thamizhan alongside Vijay, in which she also sung playback, before moving on to Bollywood. In 2003, her first Bollywood film, The Hero: Love Story of a Spyreleased and won her good reviews. Despite being given a below average status, the film went on to become one of the highest grossing films of that year.[5] Her next film, Andaazopposite Akshay Kumar was a success, earning her a Filmfare Best Female Debut Award and a nomination for Filmfare Best Supporting Actress Award.
Beauty contest winner
Chopra was crowned Miss India World and later Miss World in 2000. In the same year, Lara Dutta and Dia Mirza, both from India, won the Miss Universe and Miss Asia Pacificcrowns, in a rare triple.
When she won the Miss World crown, she became the fifth Indian woman to win the title, and the fourth Indian woman to win in a span of seven years.
Early life
Chopra studied at St. Maria Goretti in Bareilly, as a young girl and later went to the United States, where she was a student at Newton North High School in Newton, Massachusetts and North Delta Senior Secondary School in North Delta before returning to India to complete high school at Army School (Bareilly). She began college at Jai Hind College in Mumbai but left after winning the Miss World pageant.

Becoming the second woman to win the Filmfare Best Villain Award for her critically acclaimed performance in Abbas-Mustan's Aitraaz (2004), Chopra later went on to deliver commercial success with films like Mujhse Shaadi Karogi (2004), Krrish (2006), her biggest commercial success so far, and Don - The Chase Begins Again (2006), establishing herself as a popular actress.
Priyanka Chopra (born on July 18, 1982) is an Indian film actress and former Miss World who works in Bollywood films.

Former Miss India World and later becoming Miss World 2000, Chopra made her acting debut with the Tamil film Thamizhan (2001). Two years later, she made her Bollywood debut with Anil Sharma's The Hero: Love Story of a Spy and had her first commercial success with her second release, Andaaz from the same year, for which she won a Filmfare Best Female Debut Award.

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