Woman To Watch: Priyanka Chopra

The Indian film actress, singer and 2000 Miss World winner is going places fast


All of 33, she made her debut last October in US TV series Quantico, playing the lead role of Alex Parrish, a promising FBI agent who becomes a prime suspect in a terrorist attack. Now, her star is on the rise and the only way is up for Priyanka Chopra. Here's why you'll be seeing more of her.

#1 She's won her first Hollywood trophy

She's no stranger to silverware, having taken home numerous Bollywood awards. But last week, Chopra took home her first-ever Hollywood acting accolade in the form of a 'Favourite Actress in a New TV Series' tophy at the People's Choice Awards for her performance in Quantico. . She's the first South Asian actress to win one.

#2 She graces the cover of ELLE USA, Feb 2016

Elegantly clad in an all-white Valentino dress, Chopra is one of five women hailed in the annual ‘Women in TV' issue alongside Taraji P. Henson (Empire), Viola Davis (How To Get Away With Murder), Julia Louis-Dreyfus (Veep) and Olivia Wilde (Vinyl).

#3 She's rumoured to star in the movie version of Baywatch

Chopra may be packing her bags and hopping a flight to Hollywood to join Dwayne Johnson and Zac Efron in Paramount Pictures' big-screen adaptation of the popular 1990s television series about California lifeguards. For sure, she's gonna slay a red one-piece.

Photo: ELLE.com

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