How do you define visual cornucopia? You simply call it Priyanka Chopra! From winning awards for her performances, to winning hearts and minds alike, and now even being conferred with the Padma Shri, there is no stone unturned that this Bollywood diva is leaving to ensure that her ‘exoticness’ remains unparalleled. We list out 12 times when Priyanka Chopra proved that she is real, and yet larger than life, and we just can’t stop crushing on her.
1. Winning The Miss World Title
At an age when teenagers generally start getting a hang of adulthood, PC not only conquered hearts in India, but went on to become the fifth Indian to win the ‘Miss World’ crown for India. The dexterous girl is a classic example of ‘beauty with brains’.
2. Playing The Sexy Antagonist
In an industry where actresses vouch for meaty protagonist roles, Priyanka had tongues wagging for bringing back the seductive seductress to the silver screen. From playing the antagonist in ‘Aitraaz’ to the femme fatale in ‘7 Khoon Maaf’, PC had hearts soaring with her blazing talent and the ease with which she played both the characters brilliantly.
3. Adding Charm To De-Glam Roles
Be it the autistic Jhilmil from ‘Barfi’, or the character of Mary Kom, Priyanka Chopra proved that beauty lies in the simplest things in life. Her instant shift of avatar from glamorous roles to authentic, deglam roles put her on a pedestal where very few actors can be compared to her prowess.
4. Being ‘Exotic’, And That Too ‘In My City’
PC’s career as a singer catapulted her to international fame, and all of us to the dance floor! She proved yet again that not only could she act with unmatched effervescence, but could also sing her way to the top.
5. Quantifying Quantico
Priyanka’s splendid portrayal of Alex Parrish in the hit TV series ‘Quantico’ has us pondering over just how hot an FBI agent can look! Her international TV debut has not only garnered raving reviews and a ‘People’s Choice Award’, but has made her a victorious name in yet another domain.
6. Being The Dexterous Beauty That She Is
PC has not only reached out to the world through her movies and music but the perspicacious actress also made headlines by writing columns sporadically for various publications and having her thoughts and words reach out to everyone.
7. Beauty With A Heart Of Gold
PC has not only wowed us with her work on screen, but even her off-screen work is commendable enough to make anyone fall in love with her. She was the UNICEF goodwill ambassador for child rights and has actively made constant contribution to make this world a better place.
8. Multifaceted Personality Personified
Priyanka made headlines yet again by co-producing a new mobile series called ‘It’s my city’ that traced the journey of four girls through their experiences of love, life and lunacy in Mumbai. The series also featured the beauty herself, and given her track record, we won’t even guess its probability for success.
9. Winning The ‘People’s Choice’ Award
Not only did she manage to impress the world with her acting skills in ‘Quantico’, but also won the ‘Favourite Actress In A New TV Series’ award!
10. Her Grand Hollywood Debut
After testing waters successfully with ‘Quantico’ and being a recognised face in international waters, Priyanka made India proud yet again after being roped in for a pivotal role for her Hollywood debut in ‘Baywatch’, where she will be sharing screen space with Dwayne Johnson.
11. The ‘Oscar’ Moment
Piggy Chops stunned us yet again with her appearance at the Oscars this year, where she looked ravishing and was seen as a proud representative of the country from the entertainment world.
12. Being A Proud Padma Shri Winner
The 33-year-old beauty who put India on the global map was recently conferred with the Padma Shri by the Indian President Pranab Mukherjee is already thrilled about it and gives us another reason to be proud of her.
Seems like Priyanka Chopra will never run out of reasons to make us fall in love with her again and again! Not that we are complaining, though!