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Parineeti Chopra, Our Pyaari Bindu Turns 31

October 21, 2019 21:49
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    Born in Ambala on October 22, 1988, Parineeti's father Pawan Chopra is a businessman and mother Reena, a homemaker. She has two brothers and is trained in Hindustani classical music.

    On her special day, her's a pictorial look at her personal and professional life.

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    Parineeti studied at Convent of Jesus and Mary in Ambala and later moved to London to receive a triple honours degree in business, finance and economics from Manchester Business School. In several interviews, the actress has confessed that she always aspired to be an investment banker and, in her own words, is an "accidental actor."

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    In the wake of the economic recession, Parineeti returned to India in 2009 and joined Yash Raj Films as a publicist. It all started when director Maneesh Sharma of Ladies Vs Ricky Bahl was casting for the film. Parineeti went for a dummy audition and was selected. She later signed a three film contract with Yash Raj Films.

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    Parineeti, made an impressive debut as the brash, loud mouthed Dimple Chaddha in Ladies Vs Ricky Bahl in 2011. Though she had a small role and shared screen space with three other actresses, she was noticed and the role fetched her a number of Best Debut awards, including at the Filmfare, Stardust and IIFA shows.

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    There was no looking back for Parineeti as she continued her winning streak with her second film Ishaqzaade (2012). Her portrayal of feisty Muslim girl Zoya pleased critics and audiences alike and she won the National Film Award - Special Mention at the 60th National Film Awards.

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    In her third film Shuddh Desi Romance(2013), Parineeti portrayed the role of an outspoken, small town girl Gayatri. Though the film did average business at the box office, the actress was singled out for praise.

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    Audiences loved Parineeti in the role of a mad scientist in 2014's Hasee Toh Phasee produced by Dharma Productions and as a shoe sales girl in Habib Faisal's Daawat-E-Ishq which released the same year.

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    In 2014, Parineeti was also seen in Shaad Ali's Kill Dil, with Ranveer Singh and Ali Zafar. The film failed to make a mark at the box office.

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    Apart from films, Parineeti is a regular on ramps during fashion shows.

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    In 2015, the actress was seen in the web series Man's World, a quirky take on gender discrimination.

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    In 2016, she wowed everyone with her physical transformation. It was hard to take eyes off her.

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    The actress was seen in a special number, Janeman Aah with Varun Dhawan in Dishoom.

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    The actress also featured in Meri Pyaari Bindu with Ayushmann Khurrana in 2017.

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    She was also a part of the 2017 film Takadum with Sushant Singh Rajput. Directed by Homi Adajania, the film also featured Irrfan Khan.

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    In 2018, Parineeti was seen in Vipul Amrutlal Shah's Namaste England, co-starring Arjun Kapoor. The film is the second installment of the 2007 film Namastey London.

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    The actress is currently busy with the preparations of the Saina Nehwal biopic, in which she will play the titular role.

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    Parineeti Chopra will also be seen in the Hindi remake of The Girl On The Train.

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    Parineeti Chopra, along with her sister Priyanka Chopra will dub for the Hindi rendition of Disney's Frozen 2. The film is slated to release in November this year.

    The actress also has Bhuj: The Pride Of India and Sandeep Aur Pinky Faraar in the pipeline.

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    We wish Parineeti Chopra, a very happy birthday!

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