Miss World Takes On Hollywood: Priyanka Chopra’s Career In Movies And TV

Priyanka Chopra pictured at the Victoria's Secret Show. Her journey from Bollywood to Hollywood is impressive and detailed in today's article. |
Priyanka Chopra pictured at the Victoria's Secret Show. Her journey from Bollywood to Hollywood is impressive and detailed in today's article. |
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Priyanka Chopra Jonas, known professionally as Priyanka Chopra, is an Indian actress, singer and former Miss World who has transcended borders and taken the entertainment industry by storm. From her early days in Bollywood to her successful foray into Hollywood, Chopra has garnered critical acclaim and a massive fan following. Here is a closer look at some of her most notable movies and TV shows, along with their Rotten Tomatoes and IMDb rankings.

Bajirao Mastani (2015)

IMDb: 7.2/10

Rotten Tomatoes: 88%

Directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Bajirao Mastani is a historical romance epic where Chopra played the role of Kashibai, the first wife of Maratha warrior Peshwa Bajirao I. Chopra’s performance as Kashibai was marked by her emotional depth and the portrayal of a complex character torn between love, duty and the turmoil caused by her husband’s second marriage. The film was a visual spectacle and received widespread acclaim for its performances and grandeur.

Don (2006)

IMDb: 7.1/10

Rotten Tomatoes: 80%

Priyanka Chopra starred opposite Shah Rukh Khan in this action thriller, where she played the role of Roma, an Interpol officer. Her performance in Don showcased her ability to take on dynamic and challenging roles and solidified her reputation as a versatile actress in the Indian film industry. Additionally, her portrayal of the tough and intelligent character was well-received by audiences and critics alike.

Mary Kom (2014)

IMDb: 6.8/10

Rotten Tomatoes: 73%

In Mary Kom, Chopra portrayed the real-life boxing champion Mary Kom. Her dedication to the role and attention to detail was evident throughout the film as she underwent a physical transformation to embody the character, including gaining muscle and training extensively to realistically portray a boxer. Her portrayal of Mary Kom was widely praised, earning her critical acclaim and solidifying her reputation as a versatile actress.

Quantico (2015-2018)

IMDb: 6.7/10

Rotten Tomatoes: 70%

Priyanka Chopra made her mark on American television with the series Quantico, where she played the role of Alex Parrish, an FBI recruit accused of being a terrorist. Parrish also grapples with a complicated past and a desire to prove herself within the FBI. Her performance in Quantico marked her successful transition into American television and showcased her acting talent to a broader international audience.

Dil Dhadakne Do (2015)

IMDb: 6.7/10

Rotten Tomatoes: 75%

In the 2015 comedy-drama film Dil Dhadakne Do, Chopra played the character Ayesha Mehra, a pivotal role in a star-studded ensemble cast. The film revolves around the dysfunctional Mehra family as they embark on a cruise to celebrate their parents’ wedding anniversary. Dil Dhadakne Do was appreciated for its exploration of familial and societal pressures on women and Priyanka’s portrayal of Ayesha contributed significantly to the film’s critical and commercial success.

Fashion (2008)

IMDb: 6.9/10

Rotten Tomatoes: 67%

In the 2008 Bollywood film Fashion, Chopra played the central character of Meghna Mathur, a small-town girl who aspires to become a successful model in the fashion industry. Meghna’s journey is marked by her rise to fame, the challenges she faces in the ruthless fashion world, and the personal sacrifices she makes in her pursuit of success. Chopra’s portrayal of the character earned her the National Film Award for Best Actress.

Baywatch (2017)

IMDb: 5.5/10

Rotten Tomatoes: 17%

Priyanka Chopra ventured into Hollywood with Baywatch, where she played the role of Victoria Leeds, the antagonist. While the movie received mixed reviews, Chopra’s performance as the stylish and conniving villain was noted for adding charisma and intrigue to the film. Plus, her role in the movie marked her Hollywood debut.

Barfi! (2012)

IMDb: 8.1/10

Rotten Tomatoes: 85%

Barfi! is a heartwarming and unconventional love story that revolves around the characters Barfi (played by Ranbir Kapoor), a deaf and mute man, and Jhilmil, an autistic woman. Chopra’s portrayal of Jhilmil was a standout performance in the film. She depicted the character’s innocence, vulnerability and unique way of perceiving the world with remarkable sensitivity and depth. The film remains one of her most celebrated works.

Priyanka Chopra’s journey in the entertainment industry has been nothing short of remarkable. From Bollywood to Hollywood, she has consistently delivered stellar performances and garnered global recognition. Her IMDb and Rotten Tomatoes rankings showcase her versatility and ability to excel in diverse roles and genres. As she continues to shine in both the East and the West, it’s evident that Priyanka Chopra’s star is still on the rise, and her cinematic legacy is bound to grow even more impressive in the years to come.