Most of us are know that Bollywood actors Priyanka Chopra and Parineeti Chopra are cousins. However, not many are aware that Priyanka has two more cousins in the film industry. While Parineeti Chopra has already set her foothold in the B-Town, other cousins Meera Chopra and Barbie Handa are trying to make a mark in the industry.
Now we have their diva sister Priyanka who says that she will help her cousins by protecting them. "It has been a great journey till now. When I came here into the film business there was no one to support or back me or help me. I was not from film industry, I was alone. Now that I am here I will protect them," Priyanka said at an interview.
"I will make sure I am there for them. It warms my heart to see
my cousins coming here," she added. Priyanka Chopra, who is from an
Army background had no such thing called as a formal training in
acting and yet she has turned out to be brilliant on screen. She
has proved herself with versatile roles in films such as Barfi,
Fashion, 7 Khoon Maaf and Aitraaz. "I am spontaneous.
I haven't learnt acting process so my style is different. If I do
research I do it for 2-3 months and forget it," she said.
The 31-year-old actress is currently looking forward to the
release of her next movie Zanjeer. This is set to hit the theatres on
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Who is Barbie Handa?
Barbie Handa has acted in over thirteen television commercials
so far. She gained recognition in the industry after she did an ad
with cousin Priyanka for Dabur hair oil. Barbie will next be on the
big screen with the Telugu movie Prema Geema Jantha
Meera Chopra has set her foothold in the South Indian cinema.
The actress has acted in quite a few movies in Tamil and Telugu
film industry. She will soon be seen making a debut in Bollywood as
well. Her upcoming Hindi movies are Bhaiyyaji Superhitt
and Gang of Ghosts.
She doesn't need an introduction. Parineeti has been offered
back-to-back movies in Bollywood. She has impressed everyone and is
all set for her upcoming movie Shuddh Desi
Piggy Chops In Zanjeer
In the all new Zanjeer, Priyanka will be seen stepping
in the shoes of Jaya Bachchan. However, there have been many
changes in the role. "My character has changed completely, only the
name is same - Mala. In the film I come from New York, she is an
Following Big B?
Zanjeer will be the third film of PC which is a remake
of Amitabh Bachchan. Earlier she has been part of Don and
Agneepath. "It is a big coincidence I did not plan it. I
feel fortunate as I am a big fan of him. I can't play Amitabh
Bachchan on screen. So being part of his remakes is the closest
that I can get to him," she said.
Priyanka Chopra tells us that work is whats keeps her going. "My
work has been my biggest supporting factor. I have been working
since the age of 17. After three days of my father's demise I had
started working, as I feel if you work you forget things and that
is better for me," she said.