Actor Priyanka Chopra’s Journey from Miss India to global domination is a story of resilience, hard work and extreme focus. She is a woman of many talents.
From being a supremely versatile actor to a singer, megastar in a completely foreign industry, to being an entrepreneur, and a producer, to being on every major talk show and red carpet events, to now being an author- she has done it all, and with absolute guts and guile, yet she remains rooted and humble. Her father Dr Ashok Chopra, who was a physician in the Indian Army, passed away eight years ago, on 10th June 2013, due to a long battle with cancer. He was 62 years old at the time of his demise.
Priyanka was extremely close to her father, which is evident from the tattoo on her wrist, which reads “Daddy’s Lil girl…”, in her father’s handwriting. Today on his death anniversary, PC and her mother Dr Madhu Chopra, have shared beautiful posts in his memory.
Priyanka, on Instagram, shared a photo of the father-daughter duo, singing on stage, when she was little. She also posted a picture, of a page from her memoir ‘Unfinished’. Along with it, she wrote, “It never gets easier…love you dad” with a heart icon. On Oprah Winfrey’ chat show also, Priyanka mentioned, how her father’s death, changed her relationship with God, for a while. Priyanka came into the limelight after winning Miss World 2000 pageant. She made her Hindi film debut in 2003, with ‘The Hero: Love Story of a Spy’.
After having conquered the Hindi film domain, she moved to the West, and did a number of promising projects there, including musical collaborations, being the lead protagonist of the show ‘Quantico’ with ABC, and many films. She was last seen in Ramin Bahrani’s ‘The White Tiger’, for which she was also the executive producer. She next has, the lead role in the romantic drama ‘Text for You’, an undisclosed role in ‘Matrix’, Amazon Prime Video’s thriller series ‘Citadel’ and many more interesting assignments, in her kitty.