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Priyanka Chopra Biography

Birth Place:
Jamshedpur, Bihar, India
Profession
Actor, model

Fast Facts

  • Moved to the United States at age 13 to live with an aunt in order to attend high school there
  • Was crowned Miss World 2000, at age 18
  • Was appointed UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador for children's rights in 2010
  • Named Woman of the Year by GQ Magazine in 2010
  • Released her debut single, "In My City," featuring will
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  • am in 2012; the song was used as the intro for the NFL Network's Thursday Night Football
  • Has written several opinion columns, including "The Priyanka Chopra Column" for the Hindustan Times and "Pret-a-Priyanka" for Elle
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  • Provided the voice-over in both English and Hindi for the documentary film Girl Rising for the organization of the same name, in 2013
  • Is outspoken about women's issues and has been involved in several campaigns supporting women's rights

Awards

  • 2017People's Choice Awards-Favorite Dramatic TV Actress: winner
  • 2016Filmfare Awards-Best Supporting Actress: winner
  • 2016People's Choice Awards-Favorite Actress in a New TV Series: winner
  • 2016Screen Awards-Best Actress: nominated
  • 2016Screen Awards-Best Supporting Actress: winner
  • 2016Stardust Awards-Star of the Year - Female: nominated
  • 2015International Indian Film Academy Awards-Best Performance in a Leading Role (Female): nominated
  • 2015Screen Awards-Best Actress (Critics): winner
  • 2015Filmfare Awards-Best Actress: nominated
  • 2015Stardust Awards-Best Actress - Drama: winner
  • 2015Stardust Awards-Best Actress - Thriller/Action: nominated
  • 2015Stardust Awards-Star of the Year - Female: nominated
  • 2013International Indian Film Academy Awards-Best Performance in a Leading Role (Female): nominated
  • 2013Zee Cine Awards-Best Actress: winner
  • 2013Times Of India Film Awards-Best Actress: winner
  • 2013Screen Awards-Best Actress: nominated
  • 2013Times Of India Film Awards-Best Actress Critics: nominated
  • 2013Filmfare Awards-Best Actress: nominated
  • 2013Stardust Awards-Star of the Year - Female: winner
  • 2013Stardust Awards-Best Actress - Drama: winner
  • 2012Stardust Awards-Star of the Year - Female: nominated
  • 2012Zee Cine Awards-Best Actress: nominated
  • 2012International Indian Film Academy Awards-Best Performance in a Leading Role (Female): nominated
  • 2012Screen Awards-Best Actress: nominated
  • 2012Filmfare Awards-Best Actress: nominated
  • 2012Filmfare Awards-Critics' Award for Best Actress: winner
  • 2012Global India Film Awards-Best Actress: nominated
  • 2012Stardust Awards-Best Actress - Drama: nominated
  • 2012Stardust Awards-Best Actress - Thriller/Action: nominated
  • 2011Airtel Super Star Awards-Super Star Unique Andaz - Female: nominated
  • 2010International Indian Film Academy Awards-Best Performance in a Leading Role (Female): nominated
  • 2010Filmfare Awards-Best Actress: nominated
  • 2010Filmfare Awards-Best Actress: nominated
  • 2010Filmfare Awards-Best Actress: nominated
  • 2010Screen Awards-Best Actress: nominated
  • 2010Screen Awards-Best Actress: nominated
  • 2010Screen Awards-Best Actress: nominated
  • 2010International Indian Film Academy Awards-Best Performance in a Leading Role (Female): nominated
  • 2010International Indian Film Academy Awards-Best Performance in a Leading Role (Female): nominated
  • 2009Screen Awards-Best Actress: winner
  • 2009Filmfare Awards-Best Actress: winner
  • 2009International Indian Film Academy Awards-Best Performance in a Leading Role (Female): winner
  • 2008National Film Awards-Best Actress: winner
  • 2005International Indian Film Academy Awards-Best Performance in a Leading Role (Female): nominated
  • 2004Zee Cine Awards-Best Female Debut: nominated

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