Priyanka Chopra

  • Priyanka Chopra starrer 'Mary Kom' declared tax free in Maharashtra 5 hours 33 minutes 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 Yesterday

    '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 Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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 2 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 2 days 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 4 days ago

    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 5 days ago

    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 5 days ago

    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 5 days ago

    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 6 days ago

    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,"...
  • KBC 8: Big B hails Lucknow's all-women fighter group 'Red Brigade' girls August 7, 2014

    Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has praised his latest guest Usha Vishwakarma on 'Kaun Banega Crorepati 8' as "young and feisty" for leading an all-women fighter group in Lucknow. 25-year-old Usha trains women in her 'Red Brigade' group in self-defence practices against abuse and other forms of exploitation. "Usha Vishwakarma from Lucknow, UP fought...
  • Priyanka Chopra to be on the hot seat in 'Kaun Banega Crorepati' August 6, 2014

    Mumbai: Actress Priyanka Chopra will be soon seen in the new season of popular TV quiz show 'Kaun Banega Crorepati' hosted by megastar Amitabh Bachchan. The 32-year-old actress, who is promoting her next film 'Mary Kom', will feature in one of the upcoming episodes of 'KBC Season 8' as a...
  • Priyanka Chopra fought with real boxers in 'Mary Kom' July 25, 2014

    Mumbai: Actress Priyanka Chopra fought with real boxers in 'Mary Kom', a biopic on the five time World Champion boxer. She says it was not easy to take a full-on punch from professional boxers during the shoot. "All my opponents in the film were real boxers," Priyanka said here in an...
  • E Lounge: Priyanka Chopra talks about 'Mary Kom' July 24, 2014

    In an interview to CNN-IBN, Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra talks about her upcoming film 'Mary Kom'. Directed by Omung Kumar, 'Mary Kom' is an Indian biographical sports drama which is based on the life of the Indian boxer Mary Kom. The film is set to be released on September 5. ...
  • Never say never, I always surprise myself: Priyanka Chopra on going bald in real life July 24, 2014

    Mumbai: For a crucial sequence in the forthcoming biopic "Mary Kom", based on the life of Olympic bronze medallist boxer M.C. Mary Kom, Priyanka Chopra went for a bald look. The actress says it was her "responsibility" to do justice to her character. Priyanka's bold look can be seen even in...
  • Mary Kom's story needs to be told and who tells it is important too: Why Priyanka Chopra as Mary Kom is perfectly alright July 24, 2014

    Ever since the first poster of the Bollywood biopic 'Mary Kom', where Priyanka Chopra plays the titular role was out, the all-important debate raging both on and offline is about the interesting casting choice for the lead role. This is a film where the female character will have to wing...