Priyanka Chopra

  • Girls should learn a form of self-defence for confidence, they will be able to put up a fight at least: Priyanka Chopra 3 hours 36 minutes ago

    New Delhi: No, Priyanka Chopra is not talking about the box office competition, but about actually beating up someone physically! And the actress strongly feels that every woman should learn some form of self-defence. Priyanka may have now lost all the muscle she built up for her role as five-time boxing...
  • 'Kaun Banega Crorepati' set converted into a boxing ring for Priyanka Chopra 16 hours 13 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Priyanka Chopra, who will be seen packing punches in forthcoming biopic "Mary Kom", had fun on the sets of "Kaun Banega Crorepati" (KBC) when it was turned into a boxing ring. The biopic on five-time World Champion boxer M.C. Mary Kom will release Sep 5 and to promote the...
  • Knew my face would never look like Mary Kom; I just represent her spirit in the film: Priyanka Chopra Yesterday

    Mumbai: Actress Priyanka Chopra, who plays the role of Olympic bronze medallist MC Mary Kom, says she has not tried to imitate the boxer on screen as her focus was on representing Mary's spirit and personality. "We did not want to imitate her. We are making a Hindi film and...
  • Priyanka Chopra on 'Dil Dhadakne Do': We drove each other crazy just like a real family, but hung out every single night Yesterday

    What happens when a dysfunctional family gets together on a cruise around the world? According to actress Priyanka Chopra, it gets real crazy. In an interview to CNN-IBN entertainment editor Rajeev Masand, Chopra talked about her experience of working with filmmaker Zoya Akhtar in the upcoming movie, 'Dil Dhadakne Do'. While the...
  • UP CM Akhilesh Yadav exempts Priyanka Chopra's 'Mary Kom' from entertainment tax 2 days ago

    Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government has announced exemption of entertainment tax on Priyanka Chopra's biopic Mary Kom. "As the movie is based on life of boxer Mary Kom, it will be an inspiration for women of the state. The CM has decided to exempt it from entertainment tax", an official spokesman...
  • I don't look like Mary Kom, but I represent her spirit and personality in the film: Priyanka Chopra 2 days ago

    Actress Priyanka Chopra, who plays the role of Olympic bronze medallist MC Mary Kom, says she has not tried to imitate the boxer on screen as her focus was on representing Mary's spirit and personality. "We did not want to imitate her. We are making a Hindi film and we wanted...
  • Priyanka Chopra: If a film requires for me to go bald entirely, maybe I will do it 3 days ago

    Mumbai: Priyanka Chopra, who has managed to pull off different looks in her over decade-long movie career, has sported a bald look for her forthcoming film 'Mary Kom'. The actress, who didn't actually shave off her head, says she may consider going bald if an entire film requires her to...
  • Instead of treating 'Mary Kom' as a gender-centric film, treat it as a normal film: Priyanka Chopra 4 days ago

    Lucknow: Bollywood superstar Priyanka Chopra hopes that her portrayal of M C Mary Kom in a biopic would prove to be a milestone in her film career. Priyanka, 32, says the film, which is based on the life and struggles of the renowned boxer, is her token of love to Kom...
  • Priyanka Chopra starrer 'Mary Kom' declared tax free in Maharashtra 4 days ago

    Mumbai: National Award winning actress Priyanka Chopra's much-awaited movie 'Mary Kom', the story of a determined girl who makes it big in the world of boxing, has been declared tax free in Maharashtra a week before its scheduled release date. "Yay! #MaryKom declared tax free in Maharashtra a week before release!...
  • 'Mary Kom' gets 'U' certificate: Priyanka Chopra expresses excitement on Twitter, director Omung Kumar hints at film’s wider reach 5 days ago

    'Mary Kom', the biopic starring Priyanka Chopra has finally got 'U'certificate from the Central Borad of Film Certification (CBFC). The sports drama, which is based on the life of Olympic bronze medal winner Mary Kom, was earlier issued U/A certificate by the board. "Awesome! 'U' certificate! Family movie #MaryKom," Chopra posted on...
  • 'Mary Kom' the film: Not shot in Manipur, no actress from the state, not to be released there 6 days ago

    Imphal: The film on Manipur boxer MC Mary Kom will hit the theatres next week. But ironically, it will not be screened in her home state because of a 14-year-old ban on Hindi films. Many have questioned the existing rule and also ask why a Manipuri actress wasn't chosen to...
  • No show for 'Mary Kom' in Manipur, questions raised over choice of the film's leading lady 5 days ago

    Hindi films have been banned in Manipur since 2000. And while many are questioning the rationale and morality of the ban in the Internet age, Manipur is also talking about the choice of the film's leading lady, a blooper in its trailer and much more. ...
  • For 'Mary Kom', we tried prosthetics and make-up to make my eyes look slanted - but it all looked gimmicky: Priyanka Chopra 6 days ago

    For many weeks the upcoming film 'Mary Kom' has been in news. From positive interest at first -- come on, someone is making a biopic on the life of an Indian woman boxer -- the social media began to talk about the casting of the film. MC Mary Kom, a five-time...
  • Priyanka Chopra supports the unique rice bucket challenge 1 week ago

    Priyanka Chopra has lent her support to the unique rice bucket challenge. She does not support the ice bucket challenge considering the water crisis in India. ...
  • Priyanka Chopra is not interested in taking the ALS ice bucket challenge August 25, 2014

    Mumbai: Actress Priyanka Chopra has been nominated by many to take up the ALS ice bucket challenge, but she doesn't seem to be interested. The challenge involves dumping buckets of ice water over one's head to spread awareness for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), or Lou Gehrig's disease that affects nerve cells...
  • Ranbir Kapoor's 'Barfi!' to be screened in Serbia August 24, 2014

    After winning hearts at home and several international film festivals, romantic comedy Barfi starring Ranbir Kapoor is now all set to delight audiences in Belgrade, the capital of Serbia. The Indian Embassy in Belgrade in collaboration with Filmstreet is screening the 2012 film on Sunday evening in Belgrade. The open screening...
  • My world will always be incomplete without you: Priyanka on father Ashok Chopra's birth anniversary August 24, 2014

    Mumbai: Melancholy and nostalgia surrounded actress Priyanka Chopra on her late father Ashok Chopra's birth anniversary Saturday. "Sometimes I talk too much...But today I prefer silence for company, it's nice. The sound of silence. Happy birthday papa. I miss u (sic)," Priyanka posted on Twitter in the wee hours of Saturday. "Sleep...
  • Priyanka Chopra: Women-centric roles are not popular in Bollywood August 24, 2014

    Ahmedabad: Actress Priyanka Chopra, whose upcoming biopic on boxing champion Mary Kom has generated a lot of sensation, today said that woman-oriented roles are still not much welcomed in Bollywood. "Mary Kom is a film obviously about Mary Kom. First and the foremost, female-centric roles are not welcomed in Bollywood," Priyanka...
  • Idol Chat: Priyanka Chopra on playing Mary Kom August 23, 2014

    Actress Priyanka Chopra whose upcoming movie 'Mary Kom' is all set to hit the theatres speaks about her experience playing the Olympian sportswoman. ...
  • With a ban on Bollywood films, Manipur may not get to watch 'Mary Kom' August 21, 2014

    Mumbai: The film based on boxing star Mary Kom's life, starring Priyanka Chopra, will be released next month, but her home state may not get to watch it. There has been a ban on Bollywood movies in Manipur. Five-time world boxing champion Mary Kom is excited about her life story coming...
  • Darshan Kumar: Won't be overshadowed by Priyanka Chopra in 'Mary Kom' August 17, 2014

    Mumbai: Darshan Kumar is a debutante and he is sharing the screen space with none other than Priyanka Chopra as her on-screen husband in his debut movie 'Mary Kom'. But he is confident to get noticed due to the importance of his character in the biopic. Directed by Omung Kumar, the...
  • Parineeti Chopra: I have no plans to compete with my sister Priyanka August 14, 2014

    Mumbai: The release date of 'Daawat-e-Ishq' has been shifted to September 19 from September 5 and the film's lead actress Parineeti Chopra clarifies that she is not responsible for the change. "This is the producer's decision, Adi's (Aditya Chopra) decision. The marketing team at Yash Raj Films came up with a...
  • Gender pay gap in Bollywood? Aditi Rao says it exists, lauds Priyanka Chopra, Vidya Balan and Katrina Kaif for addressing the issue August 12, 2014

    Mumbai: Actress Aditi Rao Hydari says the disparity in remuneration of actors and actresses remains a reality in Hindi film industry despite the success of women-oriented films like Queen and Bobby Jasoos. "I don't really understand why we are paid less than the male actors because we put equal...
  • Girls have the ability to transform their own lives: Priyanka Chopra August 12, 2014

    Actress Priyanka Chopra says that "girls have the ability to transform their own lives and help India's economy to grow". She feels that they should be given more opportunities to make a mark. "Girls have the ability to transform their own lives, develop their own enterprises and help grow India's economy,"...