Bollywood & International Diva Priyanka Chopra turns 36 today. The actress has gone a long way from winning Miss World to conquering Bollywood & then ruling the hearts of the whole world after making her Hollywood debut.
On her 36th Birthday here are 10 interesting facts about her.
PC is the first-ever Indian actor to have her foot impression casted in the Salvatore Ferragamo Museum in Italy, joining the likes of Audrey Hepburn and Marilyn Monroe.
Priyanka Chopra’s close friends and family call her Sunshine or Mimi.
Priyanka wanted to be an engineer at first, but later thought of being a criminal psychologist. However as she became Miss World at the age of 18, she took up Modelling fulltime.
Most people think Priyanka made her acting debut with the film . The Hero: Love Story Of A Spy, but she actually debuted from a Tamil film called Thamizhan in 2002
In 2015, she began starring as Alex Parrish on the ABC thriller series Quantico, becoming the first South Asian to headline an American network series.
Priyanka is One of India’s highest-paid and most popular celebrities. She has won a National Film Award and five Filmfare Awards.
In 2017, she has been honoured with Dadasaheb Phalke Award – India’s highest award in cinema, becoming the first actress to win in the category “International Acclaimed Actress Award”.
Priyanka’s mom entered her in the Femina Miss India contest of 2000, she finished second. Priyanka Chopra then went on to the Miss World pageant, where she was crowned Miss World 2000.
Priyanka’s parents Ashok and Madhu Chopra, both physicians in the Indian Army.
Priyanka Chopra was born 18 July 1982 in Jamshedpur, Bihar (now in Jharkhand).