Parineeti Chopra is an Indian Bollywood actress. She made her acting debut in the 2011 romantic comedy Ladies vs Ricky Bahl. Chopra's breakthrough performance in the film earned her the Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut and a nomination for Best Supporting Actress.
In 2012, she garnered wide critical acclaim for her starring role in the romantic drama Ishaqzaade, a critical and commercial success, winning the National Film Award – Special Mention and several Best Actress nominations including the Filmfare Award for Best Actress. She subsequently received praise for her performances in the successful romantic comedies Shuddh Desi Romance (2013) and Hasee Toh Phasee (2014).
Parineeti Chopra was born on 22 October 1988 in Ambala, Haryana into a Punjabi family. Her father, Pawan Chopra, is a businessman and supplier to the Indian Army at Ambala Cantonment and her mother is Reena Chopra. She has two brothers: Shivang and Saraj; actress Priyanka Chopra, Meera Chopra and Mannara are her cousins.
Chopra is filming Yash Raj Film's romantic drama Meri Pyaari Bindu opposite Ayushmann Khurana directed by debutant Akshay Roy. She has been cast as the titular character, Bindu (an aspiring singer), and will be making her singing debut in the film. She has also signed Homi Adajania's Takadum opposite Sushant Singh Rajput.