WEB DESK: Priyanka Chopra, Bollywood’s desi girl, earned many other sobriquets this year. She won accolades for Quantico, shot for her Hollywood debut Baywatch and was honoured by Time mahazine. The actress turns 34 today and she has made a mark in the industry and globally too. Yes! she is a global icon today.
Ever since she made her debut in America as Alex Parrish on Quantico, Priyanka became a sensation and after her announcement of the Hollywood debut Baywatch, the actress has not stopped.
Priyanka Chopra was 18 when she won the Miss World pageant. After her Bollywood debut, she played the leading lady in the box-office hits Andaaz (2003) and Mujhse Shaadi Karogi (2004), and earned praise for her breakout role in the 2004 thriller Aitraaz.
She has worked with Bollywood’s best actors, directors, and producers. As of 2015, she had her own television show on ABC, Quantico.
Priyanka was also one of the Oscar presenters this year and gave the award to Margaret Sixel for Best Film Editing for Mad Max: Fury Road.
The actress is also making her mark as a singer. Her first single, In My City, made its debut in 2012 at an NFL TV spot. Priyanka also featured in a video with the likes of Jennifer Lopez and Cristiano Ronaldo.
Other than films, singing and TV show, the actress also made headlines for her magazine cover. InStyle, Emmy, Complex, Time are few in the magazine’s list.
I believe destiny and hard work go hand in hand. I was studying to be an engineer when my mom and my brother sent my pictures for the Miss India contest. I didn’t even know about it. If that isn’t destiny, what is?- Priyanka Chopra