Priyanka Chopra

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Chopra in 2013; photo by PrPhotos

Place of Birth: Jamshedpur, Bihar (now in Jharkhand), India

Date of Birth: 18 July, 1982

Ethnicity: Indian [Punjabi, Malayali, Bihari]

Priyanka Chopra is an Indian actress, singer, film producer, and philanthropist. She won the 2000 Miss World pageant.

Priyanka is the daughter of Madhu and Ashok Chopra. Her father is a Punjabi from Ambala. Her mother, of Malayali and Bihari ancestry, is from Jharkhand. She is a cousin of actors Parineeti Chopra, Meera Chopra, and Mannara Chopra.

Priyanka is married to American musician and actor Nick Jonas.

Priyanka’s paternal grandparents were Kasturi Lal Chopra and Champa Wati.

Priyanka’s maternal grandfather was Manohar Kishan Akhouri, a Congress veteran.

Priyanka’s maternal grandmother was Madhu Jyotsna Akhouri (born Mary John Kavalappara), a member of the Bihar Assembly. Before her marriage, Madhu was a practicing Jacobite Syrian Christian. She was from the Kavalappara family of Kumarakom, Kottayam district, Kerala.

2 Responses

  1. Manila says:

    Correct Madhu Jyotsna’s maiden surname to Kavalappara.

  2. Manila says:

    Priyanka is engaged to Nick Jonas.

    Priyanka’s paternal grandparents were Kasturi Lal Chopra and Champa Wati.

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