It was while working on the promotions of Band Baaja Baaraat when Parineeti Chopra realized that she wants to become an actor. Priyanka Chopra’s first cousin quit her job at Yash Raj Films only to sign a three-film contract with the banner. The actress, who has proved her comic timing with Ladies vs Ricky Bahl and Shudh Desi Romance, will now be seen as a strong female protagonist in the upcoming film – Namastey England. However, there are times when she has broken the norm to play hatke characters and nailed the part. Find out more about them below.
Zoya (Parineeti Chopra) was a feisty girl who was more interested in joining her dad’s political party rather than being a housewife. Even when Parma (Arjun Kapoor) cheats on her, she doesn’t hesitate when heading to his place in order to kill him.
While the title suggests that this movie is about food, it actually addressed the issue of dowry in India. Gulrez (Parineeti Chopra) is dumped her boyfriend Amjad (Karan Wahi) when his parents demanded a huge amount of money for their wedding. She finally ends up with Tariq Haider (Aditya Roy Kapur).
Meri Pyaari Bindu
In the words of Abhimanyu (Ayushman Khurana), Bindu (Parineeti Chopra) was unlike any other girl. She focussed on her career in the music industry and never let her personal failures affect her professional life.
Hasee Toh Phasee
Parineeti Chopra played the role of Meeta, a chemical engineer who runs away to China for her research work and fights addiction to drugs while trying to live a normal life. Her performance was the highlight of this 2014 rom-com that also starred Sidharth Malhotra.