Priyanka Chopra Rushed to ER After On-Set Accident

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Priyanka Chopra:

Priyanka Chopra was rushed to the ER on Thursday, January 12, after suffering an accident on the set of her drama Quantico. According to TMZ, the actress slipped and hit her head, causing a concussion.

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Shortly after being treated at the hospital, the 34-year-old was discharged and is now recovering at home.

“We can confirm that there was a minor incident on the New York set of Quantico last night,” an ABC rep told Us Weekly via a statement on Friday, January 13. “Priyanka was examined by a doctor, released and is home resting comfortably.”

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Priyanka Chopra

Chopra is expected to return to work on the hit ABC show after the weekend, her rep tells Us.

The accident came after the former Miss World attended the the 74th annual Golden Globe awards on Sunday, January 8. While chatting with Us Weekly on the red carpet, Chopra candidly admitted she hates getting ready for big events.

“I don’t like glam,” Chopra, who stunned in a custom gold Ralph Lauren hand-embroidered gown, shared with Us. “I know what I want when I see a dress and then I just go with it.”

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Early life

Priyanka Chopra was born on 18 July 1982 in Jamshedpur, Bihar (now in Jharkhand), to Ashok and Madhu Chopra, both physicians in the Indian Army.  Her father was a Punjabi from Ambala. Her mother, from Jharkhand, is the eldest daughter of Ms. Madhu Jyotsna Akhouri, a former member of Bihar Legislative Assembly, and Dr. Manohar Kishan Akhouri, a former Congress veteran.  Chopra has a brother, Siddharth, who is seven years her junior  and actresses Parineeti Chopra, Meera Chopra and Mannara Chopra are her cousins.  Due to her parents’ occupations the family relocated to a number of places in India, including Delhi, Chandigarh, Ambala, Ladakh, Lucknow, Bareilly, and Pune. Among the schools she attended were La Martiniere Girls’ School in Lucknow  and St. Maria Goretti College in Bareilly.  In an interview published in Daily News and Analysis, Chopra said that she did not mind travelling regularly and changing schools; she welcomed it as a new experience and a way to discover India’s multicultural society. Among the many places that she lived, Chopra has fond memories as a child of playing in the valleys of Leh, in the cold northwestern Indian desert region of Jammu and Kashmir. She has said, “I think I was in Class 4 when I was in Leh. My brother was just born. My dad was in the army and was posted there. I stayed in Leh for a year and my memories of that place are tremendous … We were all army kids there. We weren’t living in houses, we were in bunkers in the valley and there was a stupa right on top of a hill which used to overlook our valley. We used to race up to the top of the stupa”.  She now considers Bareilly her home town, and maintains strong connections there.

At the age of thirteen, Chopra moved to the United States to study, living with her aunt, and attending schools in Newton, Massachusetts, and Cedar Rapids, Iowa, after a stop in Queens, New York, as her aunt’s family also moved frequently.  While in Massachusetts, she participated in several theatre productions and studied Western classical music, choral singing and Kathak dance. During her teenage years in America, Chopra sometimes faced racial issues and was bullied for being Indian.  She has said, “I was a gawky kid, had low self-esteem, came from a modest middle-class background, had white marks on my legs … But I was damn hard working. Today, my legs sell 12 brands.”

After three years, Chopra returned to India, finishing the senior year  of her high-school education at the Army Public School in Bareilly.  During this period, she won the local “May Queen” beauty pageant,  after which she was pursued by admirers, leading her family to equip their home with bars for her protection. Her mother then entered her in the Femina Miss India contest of 2000; she finished second,  winning the Femina Miss India World title.  Chopra then went on to the Miss World pageant, where she was crowned Miss World 2000 and Miss World Continental Queen of Beauty—Asia & Oceania at the Millennium Dome in London on 30 November 2000.  Chopra was the fifth Indian contestant to win Miss World, and the fourth to do so in seven years.  She had enrolled in college, but left after winning the Miss World pageant.  Chopra said that the Miss India and Miss World titles brought her recognition, and she then began receiving offers for film roles.

Chopra has maintained a strong relationship with her family, including her younger brother, Siddharth, and lives in an apartment on the same floor as her family. She was especially close to her father, who died in June 2013;  in 2012, she got a tattoo reading “Daddy’s lil girl”, in his handwriting. Having not come from a film background, she describes herself as a self-made woman. Her mother, a well-established gynaecologist in Bareilly, gave up her practice to support Chopra as she embarked upon a film career.

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