Happy birthday, Parineeti Chopra: Did you know this about the actress?
Lesser-known facts about Parineeti as she turns 34
Parineeti Chopra turns a year older today
Known for her power-packed performances on screen, actor Parineeti Chopra turns a year older today. The 34-year-old started her career as a Public Relations consultant, before landing her first acting gig. Over the years, Parineeti has proved her mettle with films like Ishaqzaade, Code Name: Tiranga and many more. Read on for other facts about the actress that you may not know about.
Parineeti was born in a small town in Haryana
Parineeti Chopra was born on October 22, 1988, in Ambala, Haryana, to Pawan Chopra, a businessman, and mother Reena Chopra. She is the oldest of three siblings; her younger brothers are Shivang and Sahaj. She is related to actresses Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Meera and Mannara Chopra.
She is a triple honours degree graduate
Parineeti moved to the United States at the age of 17 and received a triple honours degree in business, finance and economics, from Manchester Business School. While studying at the university, she worked part-time for the Manchester United Football Club, as the team leader of the catering department.
She was a PR consultant at Yash Raj Films
During the recession in 2009, Parineeti moved back to Mumbai and joined the marketing department of Yash Raj Films. While handling promotions of the film Band Baaja Baaraat, she discovered her passion for acting. She auditioned with the casting director of the production house and landed a three-film deal with them.
Parineeti made her singing debut in 2017
Parineeti is an established singer as well. The actress made her singing debut with the song Maana Ke Hum Yaar Nahin for the 2017 film Meri Pyaari Bindu. She was even nominated for the Screen Award for Best Female Playback Singer and the Mirchi Music Award for Upcoming Female Vocalist of The Year.
Parineeti is a philanthropist
The actress has done her bit for charity as well. She was part of NDTV's Greenathon, an initiative to support eco-friendliness and investigate poor electricity supply in rural villages. She was also made the brand ambassador of the 'Beti Bachao-Beti Padhao' campaign by the Haryana government in 2015.
Parineeti opened up about being depressed
Parineeti has been outspoken about her experience with depression. She stated that she suffered with body issues and had to deal with body shaming in her early years in Bollywood. The actor even took a sabbatical from work to focus on fitness.
Last Updated: 02.47 PM, Oct 22, 2022