Who’s the hottest girl in the world? Why of course, it’s our own Desi Girl Priyanka Chopra! The girl has been non-stop when it comes to making a mark, dreaming big and achieving those dreams. From the Miss World stage in 2000 to the Oscars last week, homegirl has definitely come a looong way and how! Here we look back at the accomplishments of this beauty queen-turned-actress-turned singer-turned global superstar that we love!
Beauty with a Purpose
At only 18, she not only bagged the coveted Miss World crown but gave India its first back-to-back victory at any international pageant. Wearing an intricately designed glitzy gown by Hemant Trivedi, she looked like a million dollars. Till date, she is the last Indian to have won the blue crown!
The Singing Sensation
Showing off what her daddy gave- her musical talents, Chopra signed an album deal with recording label RedOne which has produced artists like Mother Monster and Jay Sean among many. Her debut single, “In my city” topped charts around the world and won her several recognition at World Music Awards. The following single “Exotic” was a hot Miami-to-Mumbai-inspired collaboration with Mr. 305 himself which entered the Billboard Dance/Electronic Charts. Props to you mama!
You better act!
Piggy Chops is a gifted actor and a natural at that! Time and again she has proven her versatility through her characters from the ultra-glamorous Meghna Mathur in Fashion to an autistic Jhilmil Chatterjee in Barfi, she has done it all. Her recent work includes playing Mary Kom and Kashibai in Bajirao Mastani earned her a couple of awards last year which propelled her career to great heights.
The Style Queen
Priyanka knows how to carry herself, ain’t no doubt about that! That swagger, the attitude and the confidence, her personality commands an A+. It’s no surprise that time and again she has served impeccable looks on the red carpet, airports and several other appearances. She has mastered the balance between cool-chic and eleganza extravaganza!
Our supergirl was has achieved global superstardom, thanks to the number of international product endorsements to lending her voice for Disney’s animated movie Planes but the most acclaimed of it all has to be her role as Alex Parrish in ABC’s hit show Quantico, making her the first South Asian to headline an American network drama series. Portraying an FBI agent earned her the People Choice’s Award for Favourite New Artist. She was also making waves at major international award shows like Screen Actor’s Guild Awards, BAFTA awards and of course the Oscars where she presented an award for Best Film Editing! Pssst, did you know her ensemble on the Oscars red carpet is touted to be a whopping $8 million worth. That’s some panache baby!
Her upcoming projects include a multi-starer film Baywatch alongside Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and the heartthrob Zac Efron! What more can a girl ask for?
Confidently Beautiful with a Heart
An avid philanthropist, her support for social causes earned her a Goodwill Ambassador status by UNICEF. Besides promoting various causes, she feels strong about women self-empowerment and gender equality! Preach it sister!
Born in Jamshedpur and brought up in Bareilly, she labels her story as that of an ugly duckling. But she has always embraced her thick eyebrows and fuller lips which are now seen as a huge beauty trend perpetuated by Cara Delevigne and Kylie Jenner. Chopra’s almost 17 million Facebook fans, 11 million twitter followers prove that her fan base is ever growing propelling her to the most-wanted lists in the millennium.