Priyanka Chopra Jonas (born 18 July 1982 in Jamshedpur, India) is an Indian actress, singer, and producer.
Growing up all over India and the United States, Chopra gained fame when she was crowned Miss World in 2000 and soon began a career in acting. Having made her feature-film debut in the Tamil film Tamizhan (2002), she made her Bollywood debut with The Hero: Love Story of a Spy (2003), before breaking through in the 2004 romantic thriller Aitraaz. She subsequently became one of India's most prominent and critically acclaimed actors, having won six Filmfare Awards and two National Film Awards. She has also founded Purple Pebble Pictures, a production company, producing several films.
Chopra is among the few Bollywood stars to have a significant body of work abroad, beginning with her leading role as Alex Parrish in Quantico, becoming the first South Asian actor to headline an American network television series.note She currently headlines the Prime Video series Citadel (2023). She has also worked in Hollywood, including Planes, Baywatch (2017), and The Matrix Resurrections.
Selected Body of Work:
- Thamizhan (2002) as Priya
- The Hero: Love Story of a Spy (2003) as Shaheen Zakaria
- Don film series as Roma
- Dostana (2008) as Neha Melwani
- Kaminey (2009) as Sweety Bhope
- Planes (2013) as Ishani
- Dil Dhadakne Do (2015) as Ayesha Mehra Sangha
- Baywatch (2017) as Victoria Leeds
- A Kid Like Jake (2018) as Amal
- Isn't It Romantic (2019) as Isabella Stone
- We Can Be Heroes (2020) as Ms. Granada
- The White Tiger (2021) as Pinky
- The Matrix Resurrections (2021) as Sati
- Love Again (2023) as Mira Ray