Priyanka Chopra won the Miss World title at the age of 18 in 2000. That was her first brush with fame and we still remember watching the 18-year-old spreading her infectious smile. Little did we know that night that the same girl would go on to take the world by storm with her acting, her business skills and her philanthropy. The gorgeous lady celebrates her 37th birthday today and we can't wait to see what more she's going to achieve in the coming years.
On the personal front, Priyanka is currently at her happiest after tying the knot with her boyfriend Nick Jonas in November last year. The couple keeps posting adorable pictures of each other and we can't get enough of them. Nickyanka as their fans refer to them as have managed to become paparazzi favourite too and we love every time the couple makes an appearance. Nick Jonas Talks About Taking 'Saat Pheras' With Priyanka Chopra at Their Hindu Wedding and What it Actually Means (Watch Video).
Priyanka's Journey to Becoming an A-Lister Actress from Bollywood to Hollywood
PC's rise to fame further began with Bollywood after she won the crown. Chopra’s earlier films will show you that she was a good actress, but was still getting there. But it was her choice of versatile roles and the extra mile she went to portray them that won the hearts of the audiences. It is with films like Barfi, Don, Fashion, Dil Dhadakne Do, Bajirao Mastani where Priyanka truly shined as an actress. Her road to international success started with her debut International single "In My City" with Will I Am and later "Exotic" with Pitbull. This put PC on the map for foreign projects and with the right kind of efforts and a great team, she was in talks for an American television stint.
Priyanka Chopra in Quantico:
Starring in a lead role in an international drama series is a big deal for an Indian actress and Priyanka managed to crack that with Quantico. Not only did she bag the lead role but also managed to work on a character that was ethnically undetermined, thus keeping her away from playing a stereotype thanks to her nationality. If the TV series was any less impressive, Priyanka also went on to make her Hollywood debut with the Baywatch movie. What's amazing is that there too PC did not settle for anything mediocre but starred as the lead antagonist in the film opposite Dwayne Johnson and Zac Efron. Later, we have seen her in supporting roles in Hollywood films such as A Kid Like Jake and Isn't It Romantic. Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas Singing 'Sucker' On Karaoke Is Basically All Of Us! (Watch Videos).
International Accolades and Appearances Slayed By Priyanka Chopra:
Priyanka has attended the White House Correspondent’s Dinner, slayed at the Academy Awards as a presenter. She was also at the Time 100 Gala and who can forget her looks at the Met Gala. In just two seasons of her show, Quantico, Priyanka managed to bag two People's Choice Awards in 2016 for an Actress in a New TV Series and later for Dramatic TV Actress in 2017. For the promotions of her films, Priyanka also made several talk show appearances and we loved how she portrayed her 'Desi' personality. She is regular at fashion shows and has graced the cover of several US magazines till now.
If you look at Priyanka Chopra's career, there's little the actress has not ventured into. She's a Unicef ambassador, she's a successful producer, she managed to have her YouTube original recently. We can't help but admire how amazing she is and we hope that she keeps inspiring many more women to come.