Birthday Special: When Priyanka Chopra Nailed Unconventional Roles Like A Boss!

Priyanka Chopra, who is celebrating her 35th birthday today, has a career graph like no other. On her special day, we look back at her roles where she broke the norm and shined

Priyanka Chopra has proven her versatility in portraying range of unconventional roles time and again. She has never shied away from experimenting with roles and has always come out a winner.

The Quantico star appeared on the June cover of Glamour, where she discussed her unwillingness to take on cliched roles written for Indian women. “I did not want to be the stereotype of either Bollywood or what Indian actors are [usually offered].”

On her 35th birthday, let us take a look at these 5 most powerful roles played by Priyanka Chopra:

Priyanka Chopra Plays An  Antagonist In Aitraaz

In 2004, she starred opposite Akshay Kumar and Kareena Kapoor in Abbas-Mustan’s thriller Aitraaz. Her first role as an antagonist is remembered till date.

Priyanka Chopra And Shahid Kapoor In Kaminey

In 2009, Priyanka Chopra played a Marathi woman in Vishal Bhardwaj’s Kaminey co-starring Shahid Kapoor. Even though her role was small (only in 8 scenes) she earned immense appreciation and awards/nominations for the same.

Priyanka Chopra In 7 Khoon Maaf

Priyanka Chopra essayed 7 complex characters in Vishal Bhardwaj’s 7 Khoon Maaf and it wouldn’t be incorrect to say that it was probably the most experimental film of her career.

Priyanka Chopra Essayed The Role Of  A Boxer In Mary Kom

 Then came Mary Kom, a biographical sports drama film starring the actress in the lead. The actress underwent a rigorous amount of training to achieve the strength and body of a boxer. It won the National Film Award for Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment at the 62nd National Film Awards.

Priyanka Chopra Essayed The Role Of Jhilmil Chatterjee In Barfi

In 2012, Priyanka played Jhilmil Chatterjee in Anurag Basu’s Barfi! PeeCee visited several mental institutions and spent time with autistic people to prepare for this role. As for her performance, we cannot think of anyone else who could have played the part better.

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Priyanka Chopra In Fashion

Priyanka's portrayal of Meghna Mathur, a small-town girl who dreams of making it big as a model, in Madhur Bhandarkar's Fashion was as convincing as it could get. She was a rebel and possessed a certain vulnerability at the same time.

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