Bollywood actress Priyanka chopra was born on July 18, 1982. The Chopra family consisting of her dad, Dr. Ashok and mom, Dr. Madhu, Priyanka and her younger brother. Her family has nick-named her Mimi.
She was born in Jamshedpur, Jharkhand, she spent her childhood in Rae Barreilly, and did her schooling in Lucknow, in the La Martiniere Girls' School after which shey re-located to the U.S. where she studied in Newton's Newton North High School and then in Cedar Rapid's John F. Kennedy High School in Massachusetts and Iowa.
In 2000 she returned to India and enrolled in Jai Hind College and Basant Singh Institute of Science in Churchgate, Bombay, but had to leave abruptly as she was crowned Miss India. She was subsequently crowned Miss World in the same year - a year which proved to be a year for Indian Beauty Queens - as Lara Dutta and Dia Mirza were also crowned Miss Universe and Miss Asia Pacific respectively.
Ironically, beauty pageants are banned in India's conservative state, Uttar Pradesh.She made her debut in Bollywood with 'The Hero' in 2002, and then went on to act in over 28 movies, as well as lent her voice as a playback singer in 'Barsaat (2005)'. She has won 11 awards to date for her performance in 'Andaaz', 'Aitraaz', 'The Hero', 'Mujhse Shaadi Karogi', & 'Krrish'.