Priyanka Chopra photo-shoot in GQ USA
Priyanka Chopra is an actor, singer, producer and philanthropist, and the winner of the Miss World pageant of 2000. She has received numerous awards, including a National Film Award, and five Filmfare Awards, and was awarded the Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian award, by the Government of India in 2016. Chopra made her Hindi film debut in The Hero in 2003. She earned wide critical praise for her breakout role in the 2004 thriller Aitraaz. The 2008 drama Fashion marked a turning point in her career, earning her critical acclaim as well as the National Film Award for Best Actress and the Filmfare Award for Best Actress. Chopra subsequently gained recognition for her roles in films such as Kaminey (2009), 7 Khoon Maaf (2011), Barfi! (2012), Mary Kom (2014), Dil Dhadakne Do (2015), and Bajirao Mastani (2015). In 2015, she began starring as Alex Parrish on the ABC drama Quantico, becoming the first South Asian woman to headline an American network series. In addition to her acting career, Chopra is noted for her philanthropic work, and was appointed as a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador for Child Rights in 2010. As a singer, she has released three singles.