The name Priyanka Chopra stands as an epitome of inspiration among the audience across the world. Winning the world’s biggest beauty pageants, the actress has added several blockbuster movies to her kitty.
Priyanka Chopra has been awarded for her commendable works in the entertainment industry. Her ambitious attitude symbolizes her power and strength leading her to become a Goodwill Ambassador of UNICEF in 2016. PeeCee often makes appearances in international fashion magazines like Vogue, Traveller, Maxim, GQ, New You, Cosmopolitan, ELLE, InStyle, People and many more.
11 Surprising facts about Priyanka Chopra that ever her fans do not know
#1 Youngest Miss World title winner as Indian:
We are quite elated to know Priyanka Chopra was the winner of 2000’s Miss World beauty pageant title. But do we know that She was only 18 years old back then when she was crowned with this honour? She is the youngest Indian to have won this Miss World Title at this early age.
#2 Miss world received a National Award:
Priyanka Chopra starred in a movie that represents the ruthless world of haute couture fashion against its glittering backdrop. The actress received the award for the film ‘Fashion’ for her noteworthy performance in it.
She became the first miss world who added a National Award to her kitty of accomplishments. ‘Fashion’ was a marvellous movie and Priyanka achieved Filmfare award for this movie.
#3 Played 12 roles in a film:
Priyanka Chopra donned 12 different characters in the movie, ‘What’s Your Raashee?’. This movie is based on the Gujarati novel Kimball Ravenswood by the playwright and novelist Madhu Rye which focuses on finding true love through zodiac compatibility. She has received huge applause in Guinness Book of World Records for this role.
#4 First Bollywood actress featured in Italy’s Salvatore Ferragamo museum
Priyanka Chopra received an invitation from the famous Salvatore Ferragamo museum in Florence, Italy to cast her foot impression in 2010.
The gorgeous actress from Bollywood had the privilege to share this honour with legendary beauties like Audrey Hepburn and Marilyn Monroe. She is also the second Indian Celeb to do this following Indira Devi, the Maharani of Cooch Behar who received the honour in 1938.
#5 Received the Trailblazer Award as the first Bollywood actress:
The Diva received Trailblazer award in 2011 at the South Asians in Media, Marketing, and Entertaining Association (SAMMA) of New York.
SAMMA nominated Priyanka Chopra for leading to carve a path for Indians in the Entertainment Industry.
#6 First Indian celeb who had signed by the Creative Artist Agency:
Priyanka Chopra is the first Indian Artist who had been signed as a creative artist by the Creative Artist Agency of Los Angeles. This is one of the notable sports and entertainment agencies in the world believed to have signed up A-list Hollywood actors as their clients.
Priyanka became the first Indian to set foot thereafter signing with this agency in 2012.
#7 Worked in maximum remakes in Bollywood:
Piggy Chops is the only actress in Bollywood who appeared in several remakes in the industry. Surprisingly, the remake movie names are also the same.
The actress did an outstanding job in these popular remakes, Don, Dostana, Agneepath, and Zanjeer. Coincidentally, the originals belong to the legend Amitabh Bachchan’s filmography.
#8 First Bollywood actress featured in the sports biopic:
Priyanka Chopra is the first Bollywood actress to have appeared in a sports Biopic in her movie industry career. Painting a vivid picture of the success and the struggle of an Indian gem, the boxer Mary Kom, Priyanka Chopra went through strict training to perform this role gracefully.
This story is all about the journey of a small-town girl to an Olympic award winner.
#9 First South Asian woman who played the lead in an American TV series:
Priyanka Chopra is also known as the Quantico girl globally for this popular American series where she played the lead in the series. Her role as Alex Parrish in the ABC drama series Quantico has created a huge global fan following for PEE CEE.
#10 First Indian actress to produce a Mobi-series:
Priyanka Chopra has produced a Mobi Series and has been the first Indian to do so. This series can only be accessed through a mobile app. It is a sitcom in 14 episodes titled, ‘It’s My City.’
#11 People’s Choice Award:
She is the first Indian actress to have received this award. People’s Choice Award comes across as one the most prestigious awards in America. Quite a memorable moment for Priyanka to have received this award for her role in the popular TV series ‘Quantico.’