Priyanka Chopra Jonas turns 38 today! On her special day, let’s look back at her journey from being just another celebrated Indian actress to becoming a global icon:
Miss World 2000 enters Bollywood with a bang!
Priyanka Chopra was essentially a model who turned into an actress and then went on to add multiple feathers in her cap by also becoming a singer, producer, and a renowned activist. Her journey began with hits like Dostana and Mujhe Shaadi Karoogi. But soon after, a golden opportunity came her way and she grabbed it with both hands!
PC makes a Hollywood debut with Quantico
After a splendid performance at the National Football League, Priyanka Chopra caught the attention of many influential people. The famous American series, Quantico, featured her as the main lead and that’s how she became a household name abroad. Thanks to her brilliant acting skills and suave confidence, filmmakers showered her with more projects and there was no looking back.
A lesser-known fact about this phase of her life is that her manager, Anjula Acharia, had a major role to play in Priyanka Chopra landing these big shows and movies. Kudos, Anjula!
From Magazines to Movies: Priyanka Chopra became unstoppable!
During the early years of her Hollywood phase, Priyanka Chopra was seen experimenting and being featured in all sorts of roles: from movie leads to music videos and magazine covers. Famous TV talk shows with hosts like Ellen Degeneres and Jimmy Fallon also invited her to be their guest. This was a rather revolutionary achievement since before her, Indian celebrities were barely found sitting on the couch of these esteemed shows.
Her name as a fashion icon also fostered a lot of attention and helped her gain a strong footing in the heart of millions of people. Her appearance on various events like the Met Gala further added to her charisma. In fact, Met Gala’s red carpet was also the place where the world first got a glimpse of her knight in shining armor, Nick Jonas!
India’s most loved celeb is now a world-famous queen!
With a fandom of more than 55 million people on Instagram, Priyanka Chopra has shown that the world is nothing but a plain canvas for us to paint our hearts out. She worked hard to get where she is and is constantly inspiring millions of women to chase their dreams. Happy Birthday, PC! India is proud of you!
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