Priyanka Chopra (Hindi: प्रियंका चोपड़ा, pronounced [prɪˈjəŋkaː ˈtʃoːpɽaː]; born 18 July 1982) is an Indian actress and former Miss World. Before starting her acting career, she worked as a model and gained fame after winning the Miss World title in 2000.She is often referred to by the nickname "Piggy Chops", which was given to her by co-stars on the set of the film Bluffmaster
Priyanka Chopra made her acting debut with the 2002 Tamil film Thamizhan. The following year, she made her Bollywood film debut with The Hero: Love Story of a Spy and followed it with the hit Andaaz, for which she won a Filmfare Best Female Debut Award. In 2004, she became the second woman to win theFilmfare Best Villain Award, which she received for her critically acclaimed performance in Aitraaz. Chopra would later have commercial success with films like Mujhse Shaadi Karogi (2004), Krrish (2006) and Don: The Chase Begins Again (2006). In 2008, Chopra received a National Film Award for Best Actress, as well as a Filmfare Award for Best Actress for her portrayal of a model in Fashion and has thus established herself as one of the leading contemporary actresses in Bollywood.
Chopra has won several movie awards, including the Filmfare Best Female Debut Award in 2003 for Andaaz, the Filmfare Best Villain Award in 2005 for Aitraaz, and the Filmfare Best Actress Award in 2009 for Fashion. She also received the 2009 National Film Award for Best Actress for Fashion.
Apart from awards, Chopra has been featured on different polls. In 2006, the UK magazine Eastern Eye ranked her first on their list of "Asia's Sexiest Women", and an eBay online poll crowned her the Style Diva of the year. In 2011, Chopra was declared by People Magazine India as the Best Dressed Woman of the year and by Maxim Magazine as the Hottest Girl of the year.