PRIYANKA CHOPRA

  • Sachin Tendulkar the centre of attraction in ISL opening October 12, 2014

    Kolkata: The presence of biggies from Bollywood, sports and business world notwithstanding, it was Sachin Tendulkar who stole the show at the gala opening ceremony of the Indian Super League. As he walked into the grounds of the Yuva Bharati Krirangan stadium, the legendary cricketer got a standing ovation from the...
  • Indian Super League: India's biggest football event kicks off with a glittering ceremony October 12, 2014

    The inaugural season of the Indian Super League got off to a grand opening on Sunday at Kolkata's Salt Lake Stadium with a blend of music, dance, entertainment, Bollywood and cricket. It was an evening to remember for the people of Kolkata as the much awaited Indian Super League did everything...
  • Amitabh Bachchan, Priyanka Chopra wish their fans a happy Karva Chauth October 11, 2014

    Mumbai: Bollywood stars Amitabh Bachchan and Priyanka Chopra among others extended their wishes to fans on the occasion of Karva Chauth. Karva Chauth is a festival celebrated by Hindu women in North India in which married women fast from sunrise to moonrise for the safety and longevity of their husbands. The celebrities...
  • Priyanka Chopra 'exhausted but excited' while shooting for 'Bajirao Mastani' October 11, 2014

    Mumbai: National Award-winning actress Priyanka Chopra is finding the experience of working under the maverick Sanjay Leela Bhansali's direction for "Bajirao Mastani" truly magical. "Amazing to shoot with Sanjay Sir...It's magical. Exhausted, but looking forward to shoot again tomorrow. Meanwhile..now rehersal for ISL," Priyanka posted on Twitter late Friday. The actress features...
  • Snapshot: Priyanka Chopra takes to Twitter to reveal her look in 'Bajirao Mastani' October 9, 2014

    Actress Priyanka Chopra has enough reasons to be happy. Firstly, 'Mary Kom' has entered the Rs 100 crore club, and secondly, she has started shooting for her new film 'Bajirao Mastani'. She is full of excitement, but admits she's nervous too. After tweeting her excitement and nervousness before beginning the...
  • Priyanka Chopra super excited, but nervous as she starts working on 'Bajirao Mastani' October 8, 2014

    Mumbai: Actress Priyanka Chopra, who packed a punch at the box office with her performance in "Mary Kom" recently, is set to begin work on her new film 'Bajirao Mastani'. She is full of excitement, but admits she's nervous too. "Sometimes starting something is so scary n I haven't felt a...
  • Actors game for Modi's 'Clean India' challenge October 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Accepting Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan' challenge, actor Salman Khan pledged support to the cause. "Me & my Foundation accept the invite from our honourable Prime Minister for Swachh Bharat and will give our 100% for #MyCleanIndia," the actor tweeted. Earlier in the day, actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan,...
  • Priyanka Chopra accepts PM's 'Clean India Campaign' invite; urges everyone to join the campaign October 3, 2014

    Mumbai: Actress Priyanka Chopra has accepted Prime Minister Narendra Modi's invite to clean public places as a part of his 'Swachh Bharat Mission'. Modi today appealed to people to dedicate 100 hours a year towards cleanliness, and as a part of which he also invited Bollywood stars Salman Khan and...
  • Priyanka Chopra accepts Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Clean India Campaign' invite October 2, 2014

    Mumbai: Actress Priyanka Chopra has accepted Prime Minister Narendra Modi's invite to clean public places as a part of his 'Swachh Bharat Mission'. Modi today appealed to people to dedicate 100 hours a year towards cleanliness, and as a part of which he also invited Bollywood stars Salman Khan and Kamal...
  • Celebrities take to twitter to plegde support to Clean up India October 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday launched country's biggest cleanliness drive "Swachh Bharat Abhiyan" in New Delhi. At least 30 lakh central government employees working across the country and hundreds of school and college students took the pledge of cleanliness. In his bid to make 'Swachh Bharat' a people's...
  • Priyanka Chopra: What a role model! Mary Kom has proved yet again that she is unstoppable October 2, 2014

    Mumbai: The team of Bollywood film "Mary Kom" -- director Omung Kumar and actress Priyanka Chopra -- have lauded their movie's inspiration, Indian boxer M.C. Mary Kom, for winning India's first women's boxing gold in Asian Games Wednesday. Mary Kom punched her way to victory, defeating Kazakhstan's Zhaina Shekerbekova in the...
  • Grateful to have told your story: Priyanka Chopra on Mary Kom's performance at the 17th Asian Games September 29, 2014

    Mumbai: Priyanka Chopra impressed many with her act as Manipuri boxing champion M.C. Mary Kom in Bollywood film 'Mary Kom'. And now, she is all praise for the champion, who has reached the semi-finals of the 17th Asian Games. Soon after the news about Mary Kom's performance at the 17th Asian...
  • Priyanka Chopra accepts Hrithik Roshan's dare, performs handstand and pushups wearing heels September 23, 2014

    Mumbai: Priyanka Chopra, who excelled in her onscreen avatar as iconic boxer M.C. Mary Kom, accepted and performed a handstand with a push up - a dare thrown up at her by Hrithik Roshan. And boy, she did it wearing a pair of heels! "The only girl I cud dare this!...
  • Deepika Padukone controversy: Is the media guilty of caricaturing women? September 15, 2014

    Deepika Padukone has attacked a prominent national daily for posting her picture with an objectionable caption on Twitter. The media outlet had referred to the actress's low cut dress at a recent function. An angry Deepika tweeted back disparaging the outlet, saying it must not talk of women's empowerment if...
  • Priyanka Chopra: Sad that people watching the film have no idea who Mary Kom is September 11, 2014

    Mumbai: Priyanka Chopra says that biopics on sports stars make them a household name, therefore, it is unfair to compare the monetary benefits. Priyanka has played boxing champion M.C. Mary Kom in "Mary Kom", which collected Rs.38.95 crore in five days of its release. Now a section of people are talking about...
  • Mary Kom spoke to the government officials, nothing could be done: Priyanka Chopra on Manipur banning her film September 11, 2014

    Priyanka Chopra is happy with all the critical praise coming her way for her performance as MC Mary Kom in the boxer's biopic, but the actress says it is "disheartening" that people from Manipur cannot see the movie. Mary Kom too had expressed her sadness over her hometown missing its date...
  • Will Priyanka Chopra's 'Mary Kom' enter the 100 crore club? Please! Don't put such pressure on us, she says September 10, 2014

    Mumbai: "Mary Kom" witnessed an impressive opening and the film's lead actress Priyanka Chopra doesn't want the biopic to be pitted against biggies. She says that "our film is already successful", and hopes "it sets an example that even female centric films can do well". When asked if she feels the...
  • Priyanka Chopra sends a handwritten note to Arjun Kapoor ahead of 'Finding Fannny' release September 9, 2014

    Mumbai: Actress Priyanka Chopra has sent a handwritten note to her 'Gunday' costar Arjum Kapoor, wishing him luck for his upcoming English/Hindi satire 'Finding Fanny'. Arjun, 29, is elated to receive the letter from the 'Mary Kom' star. "That's why Priyanka Chopra is one of the coolest people around... A...
  • 'Mary Kom' spins gold at box office; does well in Delhi and Mumbai but northeast contribution is negligible September 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Bollywood film 'Mary Kom' hit 1,800 screens in the country and raked in Rs.28.32 crore in the opening weekend with maximum collections from Delhi and Mumbai. The film is going houseful in Assam and Meghalaya, but the overall contribution to the box office earnings from the region is...
  • Mary Kom: Someone from the North East could have played my role, but the movie might not have been a hit September 8, 2014

    To spread her Imphalbased boxing academy all over the country, Olympian boxer M C Mary Kom wants Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra, who acted in the biopic 'Mary Kom', to become its brand ambassador. "I will soon approach her to become the brand ambassador of my boxing academy. Hopefully she will agree,"...
  • Priyanka Chopra's 'Mary Kom' mints Rs 30 crore in its opening weekend September 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Priyanka Chopra's powerpacked performance as boxing champion M.C. Mary Kom in the biopic has led to the film amassing a box office collection of close to Rs.30 crore in its opening weekend. The National Awardwinning actress hopes the movie has a "wonderful run". The movie, released on Teachers' Day...
  • Priyanka Chopra packs a powerful punch; 'Mary Kom' collects over Rs 17 cr September 8, 2014

    New Delhi: If Priyanka Chopra's role in "Mary Kom" as the fivetime World boxing champion has changed the definition of "hero", the movie's producers too have a reason to smile as it has raked in Rs.17.25 crore in two days since release. Based on the life of boxing champion M.C. Mary...
  • How infilm branding dilutes the impact of 'Mary Kom' September 7, 2014

    There's no denying the fact that filmmakers promote brands through their projects to woo consumers. Even though the results aren't always impressive, advertisers still feel brand placement in films is the ideal way to resonate with the viewers. But how would you react when a film is rewritten to incorporate...
  • Will 'Mary Kom' be released in Manipur? Boxer's husband Onler tries his best September 7, 2014

    Boxing champion M C Mary Kom's husband Onler has joined forces with Mary Kom coproducers Viacom18 Motion Pictures to ensure that the biopic on his wife gets released in their home state Manipur. Hindi films are not being shown in Manipur for the last few years reportedly due to threats by...
  • Priyanka Chopra's 'Mary Kom' rakes in Rs 8 crore on opening day September 6, 2014

    Mumbai: One of the most awaited Bollywood films of the year, Priyanka Choprastarrer 'Mary Kom' is said to have garnered collections of over Rs 8 crore on its opening day. "The film has made Rs.8 crore plus on its opening day," a source from the movie's coproducers Viacom18 Motion Pictures, told...