Parineeti Chopra (born 22 October 1988) is an Indian actress who appears in Hindi films. After studying Finance in England, she returned to India during the 2009 economic crisis and joined Yash Raj Films as a publicist. In 2011, she 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. She 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.Born as Parineeti Chopra into a Hindu Punjabi family in Ambala, Haryana. Her father, Pawan Chopra is a business man and supplier of the Indian Army, her mother is Reena Chopra, she has two brothers,and actress Priyanka Chopra is her cousin. Chopra did her schooling at the Convent of Jesus and Mary, in the Ambala Cantonment. According to herself, she was a topper in school.