From winning the Miss World crown in 2000 to America’s popular magazine ‘W’ naming her as Hollywood royalty, desi girl Priyanka Chopra has it all. She has made it to the ‘New Royals’ list and thus joined actors such as Jodie Foster,Kayne West, Halle Berry and the likes.But we are sure her journey has been one hell of a ride.
After winning the Miss World title, she received recognition and was offered film roles.She debuted in Bollywood with the movie ‘The Hero:Love Story of a Spy’,however as the second female lead. In 2004 her films Asambhav, Plan, Kismat failed miserably at the Box Office. Aitraaz, where she plays the antagonist proved a career changing film for the actress. She then did films such as Waaqt,Don,Krissh,receiving a lot of appraisal for her skills. With Big Brother, God Tussi Great Ho, Drona being huge flops, her career was considered over.However,Madhur Bhandarkar’s Fashion changed everything. Her role won her the National Award,Filmare Award,IIFA Award and other ones. She delivered hits such as Dostana,Don 2. For her portrayal of Jhilmil in Barfi, she was critically acclaimed. Her recent movies include Mary Kom,Dil Dhadakne Do, Bajirao Mastani. She continues to rule the silver screen.
This however was just a glimpse of the actress’ magic on the silver screen. In 2012,her first single “In My City” in collaboration with Sam Watters, Jay Sean released in the US. This marked the beginning of a promising singing career for the multi-talented star. In July 2013, her second single ‘Exotic’ with Pitbull, released.
In 2015,she became the first South Asian to headline an American network thriller series,Quantico. Her role of Alex Parrish has made her a household name in the US.She also won the People’s Choice award for it. The actress grabbed a lot of attention when she bagged a role in Baywatch,a popular action comedy series. She is frequently seen on covers of global magazines and events such as Academy Awards and Oscars. “In India, the Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra is even more of a household name than Louis-Dreyfus is here, and Chopra’s recent star turn as an FBI trainee in the ABC procedural “Quantico” should make her famous in America, as well. She’s already a fashion week favorite,” the magazine W wrote while giving reasons as to why it chose Priyanka Chopra as one them the royalty. The actress has been associated with eradicating a lot of social issues as well.
Whether her great sense of style or her acting skills or her killer looks and personality,PeeCee has never failed to leave her mark. Her journey continues to inspire hundreds and sure has been one full of ups and downs but she has never given up.Top designers, directors, and producers swear to her being hardworking and extremely dedicated. Today she is the face of Bollywood and one of the highest-paid actresses in the world. From being a normal girl in Jamshedpur(her birthplace)to taking the USA by storm,she has definitely come a long long way.Undoubtedly,Priyanka Chopra is something.