Desi girl Priyanka Chopra hits 35 today and to celebrate the occasion we look at the evolution of Piggy Chops

From bagging the crown at the Miss World 2000 pageant to landing the role of Alex Parrish in ABC’s TV series Quantico, Priyanka Chopra is indeed winning in life. A supermodel, a Bollywood star, recipient of a Padma Shri and finally…a woman of the world; needless to say, PC’s success has transcended swiftly over the years. To celebrate her hatching day, here’s a quick recap of Ms. Chopra’s star-studded years, starting from walking the ramp to striking a pose at the red carpets.


A young Priyanka ecstatic upon surfacing as the Miss World 2000

Here’s a young Priyanka feeling a rush of happiness upon receiving the honor of Miss World 2000. You can see a great deal of hope and humility in her eyes.


Flashy outfits and chunky jewelry were a thing of 2002. Here’s Priyanka sporting them proudly

The early 2000s were a challenging time for the industry; their fashion wing wasn’t exactly ship-shape. But that didn’t stop Priyanka from chasing her dreams; she braved the sequins and the bling like a boss.


Circa 2004 when Piggy Chops stepped into Bollywood and nabbed a role or two

PC’s career in B-town kicked off with the sweet girl-next-door- role in Mujhse Shaadi Karogi to the sultry office boss in Aitraaz. Soon that year, films like Plan, Kismat and Asambhav lined up for her in that year.


2006 were the start of her success years_ no wonder she’s smiling from ear to ear

By now, Piggy Chops had landed among the stars; the rising star bid goodbye to funny costumes only to say hello to co-stars like SRK and Hrithik Roshan as she was casted in Don and Krrish.


Priyanka Chopra braves a rather serious role with Meghna Mathur in her 2008 film, Fashion

Priyanka’s portrayal of Meghna Mathur in Fashion was a wonderful look into the life of struggling models in India. She smack-dab hits issues that are prevalent in the fashion and glamour business.


Cute shorts and hair flips were her things for 2010. Doesn’t she look adorable

Films like Anjaana Anjaani and Pyar Impossible! didn’t exactly turn out to be stellar, but Priyanka still earned more than a few brownie points for her efforts. Also, let’s not forget how much of a babe she looked in those cute shorts!


PC stops and strikes a pose for the camera at 2012’s IIFA

Priyanka looking camera ready for the 2012 IIFA. Not only does she look gorgeous in that nude dress, but she radiates so much positivity with just that smile!


Priyanka ready to rumble at the press conference for Mary Kom in 2014

Here’s a dapper Priyanka all set for Mary Kom’s press conference; the short hair, black dress and rouged lips are absolutely fitting for this event.

2016 till date

Emmy Awards 2016 – Arrivals

…And finally, here’s the queen swishing her gorgeous Jason Wu dress at the Emmys.  This boss babe’s certainly come a long way, and she ain’t about to turn back anytime soon.

Rubab Nayeem Khan

Rubab Nayeem Khan is the Sub Editor of ICE Today. She thoroughly enjoys drawing, and being the in-house grammar nazi.