Bollywood diva, Priyanka Chopra turned 35 today and the actress takes a little time off her hectic schedule to ring her birthday in an exotic location in the company of her family. Skipping the IIFA awards event in New York, she is enjoying a holiday with mother Madhu Chopra and brother Siddharth Chopra.
She tasted success in acting, singing and also in production, with Purple Pebble pictures. Her production house has produced the two films ‘Ventilator’, which was a hit on the silver screen, and her next production film ‘Kay Re Rascala’ is set to release.
After Baywatch, Priyanka Chopra is super busy with her two Hollywood projects viz., ‘Isn’t It Romantic?’ and ‘A Kid Like Jake’.
Priyanka has worked very hard to reach the position she is in today. Recently Priyanka got honoured for her achievements in Hindi cinema. The actress got bestowed with Padma Shri title. The success is dedication of her and her family. But there are a few names, PeeCee got linked with during her journey from Bollywood to Hollywood.
Priyanka Chopra was in a relationship with Aseem Merchant in her modelling days. After becoming the Miss World she broke off with Aseem in the year 2000. Than, Aseem seems to be having his revenge as he anounced to make Priyanka’s bio-pic titled 67 Days. Priyanka has tried to stop the film by sending legal notices to Aseem, but he going ahead with it.
67 Days is actually about Priyanka’s former secretary and business manager Prakash Jaju’s experiences with Priyanka and her late father. Juju spent 67 days in jail for allegedly threatening Priyanka.
2. Akshay Kumar
Priyanka Chopra was in the news for her alleged affair with Akshay Kumar when the two were shooting for their film ‘Andaaz’. Akshay and Priyanka worked together in ‘Aitraaz’, ‘Mujhse Shaadi Karoge’ and ‘Waqt’. Priyanka did intimate scenes with Akshay, but his wife Twinkle didn’t like it, and reportedly warned him not work with PC in future. Now Akshay and Priyanka avoid each other at public functions.
3. Harman Baweja
Priyanka and Harman fall in for each other while they were shooting for their film ‘Love Story 2050’. They reportedly had a five-year affair. The 32-year-old actress always maintained,”Harman and I share a very healthy friendship and are not seeing each other:. However, reports suggested otherwise. In 2009, there was a strong buzz that the alleged couple had broken up and were not on talking terms. After their film ‘What’s Your Rashee’ tanked badly at the box office, their break-up became quite visible. There were rumours that Shahid Kapoor was the cause of Priyanka’s split from Harman.
4. Shahid Kapoor
Shahid Kapoor, who split with Kareena after many years of relationship, kept his alleged affair with Priyanka a secret. They did `Kaminey` together and came close thereafter. Priyanka also never admitted it until recently when she said on “Koffee with Karan” that she indeed was once Shahid’s girlfriend. Just like her previous affairs, this one too didn`t last for long.
5. Shah Rukh Khan
During the making of ‘Don 2’, Shah Rukh and Priyanka came close to each other. Shah Rukh started recommending her to producers to cast her in their films. They were hosting shows together, attending films festival and apparently were even trying to get themselves brand endorsements as a pair. Shahrukh’s wife Gauri, who was once close to Priyanka, threw her out of her circle and reportedly warned Shahrukh against ever working with her.
6. Nick Jonas
Priyanka Chopra and singer Nick Jonas walked the red carpet of Met Gala together and even posed for pictures. At Jimmy Kimmel’s Live chat show Priyanka was asked if she is dating Nick Jonas with whom she attended Met Gala? She explained that because both she and Nick were wearing Ralph Lauren creations, they decided to go to the event together. “Yeah, we were on the same table and we already know each other. So he was like ‘Hey, you wanna go together?’ And I was like yeah, OK, let’s go together. It ended up working out,” she said.
7. Dwayne Johnson
Hollywood actor Dwayne Johnson says he fell in love with Indian actress Priyanka Chopra after the first meeting. The actor found an instant connection with Bollywood’s ‘desi girl’. “I love this woman, it’s funny when she came to America… She was over here, signed with our agency, with my agent, we immediately had that connection,” Johnson said in an interview for “Now Showing”.
Johnson said: “We got on the phone, we immediately vibed, we share the same DNA, the same ambition… Not only did I fall in love with her, we had this crazy idea that she would be an amazing villain on ‘Baywatch’.”