Parineeti Chopra is an Indian actress born on 12 May 1988. Parineeti is the cousin of bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra. After studying Finance in England, she returned to India during the 2009 economic crisis and joined Yash Raj Films as a publicist.
In 2011, Parineeti 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.
Parineeti won the Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut and was nominated for Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress. In 2012, she received critical and commercial success for Ishaqzaade.
Chopra won almost all best-debututante awards of the season, including the Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut, the Star Screen Award for Most Promising Newcomer – Female, the Zee Cine Award for Best Female Debut, the Apsara Award for Best Female Debut, the Stardust Award for Superstar of Tomorrow – Female, the IIFA Award for Star Debut of the Year – Female and the IIFA Award for Best Supporting Actress.
Parineeti’s third film has been confirmed for Maneesh Sharma’s Next opposite Shahid Kapoor which will start filming in August 2012. Chopra also signed for Besharam opposite Ranbir Kapoor, directed by Abhinav Kashyap, and her first venture outside the Yash Raj Films banner. There are also reports of Chopra signing Aurangzeb opposite Arjun Kapoor this would be their second film after Ishaqzaade.