With her charming smile and humble nature , she is winning hearts since years . We are talking about none other than actor Priyanka Chopra , also known as our desi girl .
We have brought some of the facts about this diva , which her fans might want to know:
1. Youngest Indian to win a Miss World title
When she was just 18 , Priyanka won Miss World’s pageant title for beauty in 2000. It reflected her personality at such an early age. She was the youngest Indian to win this title.
2. First Miss World to win a National Award
When Priyanka won the title , entered Bollywood with grace and impressed everyone with her acting skills. When she did movie Fashion under the direction of Madhur Bhandarkar , received the national award for the mind-blowing performance.
3. First Bollywood actor to play 12 roles in a film.
Priyanka Chopra set the record to play 12 different roles in the movie ‘What’s Your Raashee? ‘The film was based on the theme of finding the love that fits the zodiac sign. The Guinness Book of World Records also looked at this Priyanka Chopra achievement.
4. First Bollywood actor to feature in Italy’s Salvatore Ferragamo museum.
In the year 2010, the renowned Salvatore Ferragamo Museum in Florence, Italy invited PeeCee to cast her foot impression . She was following the likes of Audrey Hepburn and Marilyn Monroe in this. She was the first star in Bollywood to do so. She is the second Indian celebrity to do so for the record, preceded by Indira Devi, Cooch Behar’s Maharani, who won the honour in 1938.
5. First Bollywood actor to win the Trailblazer Award.
Trailblazer at New York’s South Asians in Advertising, Marketing and Entertaining Association (SAMMA) awarded Priyanka Chopra in the year 2011 and praised her for forging a new path in the entertainment industry for Indians.
6. First Bollywood star signed by Creative Artists Agency.
In 2012, Priyanka became the first actress from Bollywood to have been signed by Creative Artists Agency, Los Angeles . It is one of the world’s two largest sport and entertainment talent agencies that has several Hollywood stars in the A-list as their clients.
7. The only Bollywood actress to work in the maximum remakes
Priyanka Chopra is one and only till now , who has worked in 4 remakes of Bollywood. She did the remakes of Don, Dostana, Agneepath, and Zanjeer. Ironically all of these 4 films belong to the filmography of Amitabh Bachchan.
8. First Bollywood actress to play the lead in a Sports biopic.
Priyanka Chopra did a fabulous work in the movie Marry Kom , based on the life of boxer Marry Kom. PeeCee was the first actor in Bollywood to play the lead in the biopic Sports.
9. First South Asian woman to play the female lead in an American TV series.
Priyanka was much loved with her performance , not only in her country but abroad as well. She portrayed the role of Alex Parrish in the Quantico series of ABC dramas. She was the first Asian woman to play the lead on an American television series.
10. First Bollywood actor to produce a Mobi-series
Priyanka has created a mobi-series , which is titled as “It’s my house” .She is the first Bollywood actor to do so . This series is of 14 episodes and can only be viewed in a smartphone app.
11. First South Asian actress to win a ‘People’s Choice Award’
Priyanka won the prestigious People’s Choice Award for her appearance in the Quantico TV series.This made her a popular personality globally.