Date of Birth 18 July 1982, Jamshedpur, Bihar, India . Priyanka Chopra was born 18th July 1982 to the family of Capt. Dr. Ashok Chopra and Dr. Madhu Chopra. She had a very varied upbringing. She started her education at La Martiniere Girls College in Lucknow as a resident student; a short stay at Maria Goretti College in Bareilly prepared her for further studies in the USA. Having completed tenth grade in Boston. She made her debut in Bollywood with ‘The Hero’ in 2002, and then went on to act in over 28 movies, as well as lent her voice as a playback singer in ‘Barsaat (2005)’. She has won 11 awards to date for her performance in ‘Andaaz’, ‘Aitraaz’, ‘The Hero’, ‘Mujhse Shaadi Karogi’, ‘Krrish’More priyanka chopra. National Honour roll in New York ’97 Opus Honour Choir Representative for Iowa’s J.F.K. High School.Topped school in English.Won prize for Extempore Speech and awards for singing and dancing.Miss World’2000 latestIn 2000 she returned to India and enrolled in Jai Hind College and Basant Singh Institute of Science in Churchgate, Bombay, but had to leave abruptly as she was crowned Miss India. She was subsequently crowned Miss World in the same year – a year which proved to be a year for Indian Beauty Queens – as Lara Dutta and Dia Mirza were also crowned Miss Universe and Miss Asia Pacific respectively. Ironically, beauty pageants are banned in India’s conservative state, Uttar Pradesh.