IN PICTURES | Pee Cee turns 36; a look at her journey from a small-town girl to Hollywood

Published: 18th July 2018 03:18 PM  |   Last Updated: 18th July 2018 10:17 PM  

Bollywood Actress Priyanka Chopra turns 36 today. From a small-town girl to one of Bollywood's biggest names, Priyanka's journey has been phenomenal. On her Birthday, lets have a look at her journey from UP's Bareilly to New-York's. (Photo | FB)
priyanka's parents
Born in a family of Army-physicians in Bihar's Jamsedhpur (now Jharkhand), Priyanka Chopra was a small town girl who shot to fame with her own efforts. Though born in Jharkhand, she considers Bareilly as her home-town. (Instagram screegrab @priyankachopra)
pc miss world
Piggy Chop's dreams came true when she was crowned Miss World in London's Millenium Dome on 30 November 2000. (Photo | FB)
First PC Movie
In 2003, the former Miss World made her Bollywood debut as the second female lead opposite Sunny Deol in 'The Hero: Love story of a spy'. (Photo | FB)
priyanka aitraaz
After a series of girl-next-door roles, Priyanka made her presence felt with Aitraaz which released in 2003. Playing a dominant boss and seductress, she perfected her role and bowled over critics. (Photo |FB)
priyanka don
Bagging movies like Don and Krishh gave Priyanka the stage she needed to take the leap from a heroine to an actress. The movies fared well, and Priyanka rose to fame.
priyanka fashion
Madhur Bhandarkar's 'Fashion' was the turning point in Priyanka's career. Her effortless potrayal of the fashion world atrocities was much praised. (Photo |FB)
priyanka desi girl
After a series of hits like Anjana Anjani, Kaminey and Dostana, Priyanka had established herself as a successfull actress in Bollywood. The 'Desi-Girl' became and audience favourite and currently has 22.8 million followers on Twitter and 25.4 million on Instagram. (Photo | FB)
priyanka barfi
Priyanka Chopra nailed her role as an autistic adult in Anurag Basu's 2012 movie, Barfi. The movie, which also stars Ranbir Kapoor and Ileana D'Cruz in the lead. The movie was chosen for Oscars. (Photo | FB)
priyanka mary kom
Leaving no genre unturned, Priyanka Chopra documented legendary Indian-boxer Mary Kom's journey in Omung Kumar's 2014 movie 'Mary Kom'. In an interview with Daily News and Analysis, Kom described Chopra as the best actress to play the role, adding that her body was well structured, like that of a boxer. (Photo | FB)
Priyanka bajirao
Sanjay Leela Bhansali's epic historical romance, 'Bajirao Mastani' was another landmark in Pee Cee's journey. Her character 'Kashi Bai', Bajirao’s first wife is lovingly written and warmly enacted. Critics have praised Priyanka's performance, giving her an edge over Deepika. (Photo |FB)
Priyanka baywatch
After her tremendous sucess in Bollywood, Priyanka Chopra went on to bag roles in Hollywood. Her Hollywood debut opposite Dwayne Johnson in 'The Baywatch' was the talk of the town. (Photo | FB)
Priyanka Quantico
Her American television drama thriller series, Quantico which is currently in its third season portrays Priyanka Chopra in the lead as 'Alex Parish'. playing the role of a FBI agent. The series has not been renewed for a fourth season and may be taken off air. (Photo | FB)
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