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She's one of the highest-paid actresses you don't know ... but you should

Leslie Gornstein
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Your new girl crush is here

You may not know her - yet - but Priyanka Chopra is already a legend in Bollywood. In India's film world, she's widely reported to be a 6-figure-per-picture player, and now she's poised to have America wrapped around her little finger, too. This fall, she comes to ABC in the drama Quantico. Memorize her name now. Trust us on this one.

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1. She doesn't need your awards, thanks

At 32, Chopra already has won - count 'em - at least 87 awards. That includes this 2009 Nielsen Box Office Award trophy. But there's also her "Super Achiever of the Year" prize from the 2013 MTV Micromax Video Music Awards, and the interestingly named "Best Performance in a Negative Role" from the Filmfare Awards in 2005.

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2. She's more than a triple threat

Here's singer-dancer-actress Chopra performing at a 2011 cricket match. But her talents go way beyond J. Lo: Think choral singing, Western classical music and Indian classical dance.

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3. Your kids already know her

The suits at Disney already have discovered Chopra. She voiced Ishani, the reigning Pan-Asian champion airplane from India, in the 2013 flick Planes.

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4. Modeling? Been there, done that

In 2013, Chopra became the first Indian model to pose for the iconic Guess brand. CEO Paul Marciano has likened her to a "young Sophia Loren," and he's right.

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5. Endorsements? Check

Nobody's a true A-lister without a couple of lucrative endorsements, and Chopra's landed 'em. Here she is shilling for Jaguar Land Rover's Range Rover LWB during its launch at the Indian Auto Expo in 2014.

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6. More endorsements? Check and check

In 2013, Chopra followed in the footsteps of dozens of American megastars by gracing a Pepsi billboard. When it comes to paid endorsements, Chopra could be considered the Beyonce of India. She's also fronted for Garnier, Nokia and Nestle and has a reputation as a solid business partner.

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7. American A-listers already love working with her

Yep, that's John Travolta dancing with with Chopra during the 15th International Indian Film Academy Awards in 2014.

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8. She's a Jolie-level activist

If Angelina Jolie is an A-list champion of refugee rights, Chopra is her counterpart in the field of women's issues. Chopra has spoken out consistently about the plight of women's education, health and safety.

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9. She's breaking Twitter

Think your favorite CW star has a lot of Twitter followers? OK. Consider this: Chopra has nearly 10 million.

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10. She can write, too

Along with Chopra's other descriptors, you may call her a writer - a real one. Her columns have run in major Indian newspapers, and not on frivolous topics, either. After the murder of a 25-year-old woman in 2012, Chopra wrote in The Times of India, "No woman in Mumbai feels safe any longer."

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11. She uses her life to teach

Chopra is the only Indian actress to have been featured in a school textbook in her home country. Her life is described in a chapter of a text called Roving Families, Shifting Homes.

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12. Her fashion kills it on the regular

Along with perennial fashion darlings such as Alberta Ferretti and Jean Paul Gaultier, Chopra has championed Indian labels ... and made a little fashion history. In 2009, she became the first Indian actress to cast a foot impression at the Salvatore Ferragamo Museum in Florence, Italy.

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13. She's the real deal

There are plenty of celebrities out there. But not all of them are also actors. Chopra, like her red carpet buddy Kerry Washington here, is clearly both. Indian media routinely calls Chopra one of the most talented Bollywood actresses of her generation.