Bollywood actress Parineeti Chopra made her Bollywood debut in 2011 with the film 'Ladies vs Ricky Bahl' which fetched her the Best Debut of the year award. She had a supporting role in the Ranveer Singh-Anushka Sharma starrer but later on featured as the lead actress in the film 'Ishaqzaade' opposite Arjun Kapoor.
She is also the first cousin of Global icon Priyanka Chopra. On October 22, the actress turned 30-years-old and here are 7 rare facts about the 'Namaste England' star that you probably didn't know.
1) Academically inclined and versatile
Parineeti Chopra stood 1st all over India in her 12th standard exams for which she was rewarded by the then President of India. She has also done her triple B-Hons in Business, Finance, and Economics from Manchester school of business. She had always aspired of becoming an investment banker. Apart from being an actress, Parineeti is also a trained singer and even has a degree.
2) Bollywood happened accidentally
She’s always aspired of becoming an investment banker. She joined Yash Raj Films as a Marketing & PR consultant. During the promotions of Band Baaja Baraat, she felt the urge to become an actor and tried her luck at it which ended up giving her a whole new career altogether.
3) Her big Bollywood crush
Parineeti Chopra has gone on record to admit her big crush on the Nawab of Pataudi and actor Saif Ali Khan. Did you know that she actually told his wife Kareena Kapoor about her undying love for Saif and even took an autograph from him despite being a celebrity herself?
4) But first, Pizza
Most people know that Parineeti is a foodie but what they don't know is that just like the rest of us, she too loves binging on Pizza, it's her all-time favourite food and she has also revealed the fact that she often carves pizza in the middle of the night.
5) The shoe fetish and the bargaining fever
Parineeti has a fetish for shoes and also loves bargaining for them. According to her, it is not worth wasting 80 thousand on a pair of shoes. She rather prefers buying 20 slippers worth 200 bucks. She also admitted to buying various shoes at one time rather than buying one expensive pair.
6) Stealing clothes from Mimi Didi
It's very reassuring when celebrity sisters share a normal relationship like most normal sisters. Parineeti had disclosed that she often raids her sister, Priyanka Chopra's closet and even gets scolded at for the same.
7) Fear of airplane landings
Parineeti Chopra fears landings and often chants every time the aircraft she is seated in is about to land. Speaking of fears, she is also very scared of snakes, well, who isn't?
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