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July 23, 2012
Parineeti Chopra was signed by Aditya Chopra for a three-films contract with Yash Raj Films and made her screen debut in a supporting role in Maneesh Sharma's Ladies VS Ricky Bahl in 2011. She won the Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut and was nominated for Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress.

In 2012, she later appeared in Habib Faisal's Directional Debut Film Ishaqzaade Which was also produced by Yash Raj Films for which she received critical and commercial success.

Ladies VS Ricky Bahl featured Chopra in a supporting role alongside Ranveer Singh and Anushka Sharma. Although the film opened to mixed reviews and was not a box office success. Chopra's performance was widely appreciated by film critics. Taran Adarsh from Bollywood Hungama wrote: "Parineeti Chopra springs a pleasant surprise. She has wonderful screen presence and acts freely. In fact, the viewers would take to her character instantly".

Komal Nahta claimed that, "Of the three other girls, Parineeti Chopra is undoubtedly the best. She has the best role, the best lines and hers is the best performance among the three. In fact, she provides a lot of light moments in the first half and, more importantly, in the second half too".

Parineeti Chopra's second release, that saw her playing her first lead role, was the romantic drama Ishaqzaade opposite newcomer Arjun Kapoor, produced by Yash Raj Films and directed by Habib Faisal of Do Dooni Chaar fame.

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Parineeto Chopra and Arjun Kapoor in a still from Ishaqzaade

Komal Nahta commented: "Parineeti Chopra whom we loved in Ladies VS Ricky Bahl, shines again in a complex and intense role. She looks very good and acts like a song. Arjun and Parineeti’s on-screen chemistry and excellent performances are the highlights of the film".

Chopra's third film has been confirmed for Maneesh Sharma's Next opposite Varun Dhawan which will start filming in November 2012. There are also reports of Chopra signing Farah Khan's directorial Happy New Year opposite Shahrukh Khan. Chopra is nominated for the SARSA in New York for best actress.

FACT FILE
Born on: 22 October 1988

Place of birth: Ambala, Haryana

Sun sign: Libra

School/college:  Convent of Jesus and Mary, in the Ambala Cantonment/ Manchester Business School, UK

http://www.hindustantimes.com/Images/Popup/2012/5/parineeti-chopra.jpgFirst film: Ladies VS Ricky Bahl (2011)

Family: Parineeti Chopra was born into a Punjabi family in Ambala, Haryana.Her father, Pawan Chopra is a business man and supplier of the Indian Army, her mother is Reena Chopra, she has two brothers, and actress Priyanka Chopra is her cousin.

Personal life: Parineeti Chopra is not dating anyone currently.

MOVIES
2011 Ladies VS Ricky Bahl 
2012 Ishaqzaade  
2013 Maneesh Sharma's Next  
2013 Happy New Year

LIST OF AWARDS
2011 Filmfare Awards                                         Best Female Debut, Ladies VS Ricky Bahl 
2011  Star Screen Awards                                   Most Promising Newcomer – Female 
2011   Zee Cine Awards                                       Best Female Debut 
2011   Apsara Awards                                          Best Female Debut 
2011   Best Actress in a Supporting Role 
2011   Stardust Awards                                         Superstar of Tomorrow – Female 
2011   Cosmopolitan Awards                                 Fun Fearless Female Debutante 
2011   Global Indian Film & Television Honours      Most Promising Fresh Face – Female
2012   FICCI Frames Awards 2012                       Best Female Debut
2012   Big Star Young Entertainer Awards              Best Female Debutante
      IIFA Awards Star Debut of the Year 
       Best Supporting Actress 

QUOTABLE QUOTES

"I have met Jackky four times and I have known Uday for three years. He knows everyone in the industry. To say that we are dating is dirty. I felt so bad".

“I haven’t thought about that (dating), but yeah, I’ll date anyone that I get along with".

"I have no limitations and that is because I believe in myself. When you finish reading a script and you still remember about that one kissing scene and think that the script is good... But just because it has a kissing scene, hence you will not do it. This means that with what intention the writer must have wrote that scene, you have not understood it".

"Acting is more interesting. Modelling gives us an option to look more beautiful at times".

"I have just started working. At least ten more years, I am not getting married".



(With inputs from Wikipedia)