Priyanka Chahar Choudhary is an Indian television actress and model who has gained immense popularity with her role as Tejo Sandhu in the Colors TV serial Udaariyaan. She is also one of the contestants of the reality show Bigg Boss 16, which is hosted by Salman Khan. In this blog post, we will take a look at her biography, career, family, controversies, and some lesser-known facts about her.
Early Life and Education
Priyanka Chahar Choudhary was born on Friday, 12 July 1996 (age 27 years; as of 2023) in Jaipur, Rajasthan. Her zodiac sign is Cancer. She belongs to an army family as her father, Mahavir Singh Chahar, is an honorary captain in the Indian Army. She has six siblings out of which her brother Vikas Choudhary is a managing director at SRM Hospital and Laboratories, Jaipur. One of her sisters’ names is Preeti Choudhary and one of her brothers’ names is Yogesh Choudhary.
She did her schooling at Navi Mumbai High School and then attended University of Delhi for her higher education.
Priyanka Chahar Choudhary started her career as a host in events. She then worked as a model and became a popular face in Punjabi music videos. She has appeared in various Punjabi music videos like ‘Online’ (2016) by Babbu Mann, ‘Mai Bewafa’ (2018) by Ishan Kouran, and ‘Hanju’ (2020) by Robin Sidhu.
She made her acting debut in 2019 with the Colors TV serial Gathbandhan, in which she played the role of Sejal Parekh. She then acted in a few Hindi films such as ‘Pending Love’ (2018), ‘Lateef to Laden’ (2018), and ‘Kandy Twist’ (2019). She also appeared in the Ullu App web-series ‘3G Gaali Galoch Girls’ in 2019 and the episodic TV serial ‘Savdhaan India’.
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In 2020, she played the role of Keerti “Kittu” Jain in the Star Plus serial Yeh Hai Chahatein. She rose to fame with the Colors TV serial Udaariyaan in 2021, in which she portrayed the character of Tejo Sandhu, a simple and independent girl who falls in love with Fateh Singh Virk (played by Ankit Gupta), a boxer who is already married to Jasmine Kaur Sandhu (played by Isha Malviya).
In 2022, she participated in the reality TV show Bigg Boss 16, which aired on Colors TV. She entered the show as a celebrity contestant along with other famous personalities like Karan Kundra, Tejasswi Prakash, Pratik Sehajpal, Shamita Shetty, and Nishant Bhat.
In April 2023, Priyanka Chahar Choudhary was accused of stealing clothes worth 30K Pounds (Rs 30,67,011) from her ex-flatmate Ishita Reha Gupta, who is a fashion stylist. Ishita also alleged that Priyanka stalked and harassed her through her PR team. Ishita took to Twitter to slam Priyanka and wrote,
According to some sources, Priyanka Chahar Choudhary has a net worth of around Rs 5 crore as of 2023. She reportedly charged Rs 5 lakh per week for Bigg Boss 16.
Some Lesser Known Facts About Priyanka Choudhary
- Priyanka Choudhary drinks alcohol occasionally.
- Her real name is Pari Choudhary but she changed it to Priyanka Chahar Choudhary for professional reasons.
- She is an avid animal lover and has a pet dog named Bruno.
- She loves travelling and exploring new places. She has visited many countries like Dubai, Thailand, Singapore, and Malaysia.
- She is a fitness enthusiast and follows a strict diet and workout routine to maintain her figure.
- She is a fan of Bollywood actors Salman Khan and Ranveer Singh and actress Deepika Padukone.
- She is active on social media platforms like Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. She has more than 1.5 million followers on Instagram as of October 2022.
Priyanka Chahar Choudhary is a talented and versatile actress who has impressed the audience with her performances in various TV shows and films. She is also a confident and bold personality who does not shy away from expressing her opinions and emotions. She is one of the most popular and promising faces of Indian television and has a bright future ahead.