Mannara Chopra is a Bollywood actress born in Bokaro, Jharkhand on 29 March 1991. Mannara's mother is a jewellery designer and her father is a lawyer. Her Bollywood career started with Anubhav’s Sinha’s erotic thriller '
are her cousins. She grew up in Delhi and was educated at Delhi's prestigious "Summer Fields School".
She did her graduation from the "University of London". She has pursued a 'BBA' degree. She has a younger sister 'Mithali'. After completing her education Mannara shifted to Mumbai and pursued her career in modeling and advertisement. She made thirteen commercials; three of them alongside her cousin Priyanka Chopra, including one for Dabur Amla Hair Oil, which she said won her "instant recognition" and landed her an offer in Telugu films.
She had also appeared in 'Amit Trivedis' song "Bas bajna chahiye", the theme song for Gaana.com. She has worked as a fashion designer and as an assistant choreographer, being trained in dance forms like, 'hip hop and belly dancing'. Her first venture in the Film Industry was in the year 2013. In Telugu industry “Prema Geema Jantha Nai” was her debut.
Mannara Chopra is a Bollywood actress and is the cousin to famous Bollywood divas, Priyanka, and Parineeti Chopra. She made her entry into Bollywood through
’s ‘Zid’ which came out on 28th November 2014. The trailer for the movie that was released on YouTube; it got a million views in just 3 to 4 days. Mannara was born on 29th March 1991, in the district of Bokaro in Jharkhand as Barbie Handa. Her mother was obsessed with naming her after the famous toy doll, which was only a name suggestion from one of her cousins who lived abroad.
Young Mannara was brought up in the city of
and completed her higher secondary education from Summer Fields School. Later on, she graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration (BBA). She shifted to Mumbai as an assistant choreographer and then went on to kick start her career in acting and modeling. One of her ads for Dabur Hair Oil with her cousin sister Priyanka Chopra had paved the way for her entry into Telugu cinema. Apart from appearing in various ads, Mannara also worked as a choreographer as she was trained in western dance styles such as belly dancing and hip hop.
Mannara made her debut performance using her old name, in a Telugu film titled as ‘Prema Geema Jantha Nai’ which was released in the year 2014. She made her debut into Bollywood also in 2014 with
’s ‘Zid’ which was directed by Vivek Agnihotri. The movie made around 240 million in India and overseas. Later she made appearances in many South Indian films.
Even though critiques were not entirely happy with her performance while commenting on her inexperience, her cousin sister Priyanka Chopra was very much impressed by Mannara’s performance in Zid. Priyanka said that the role Mannara had to play was tough and that for someone who was playing such a role for the first time, she had done a commendable job. Her latest flicks include ‘
’ and ‘
’ both scheduled to release on 2015 in Tamil cinema.
Barbie Chopra or better known as Mannara Chopra was born as Barbie Handa on the 29th of March 1991 at the city of Ambala, Haryana. She is a cousin of the glamorous Bollywood actress Parineeti Chopra and Priyanka Chopra as well as Meera Chopra. She spent most part of her growing age in the capital of India, Delhi. She did her education from a school in New Delhi named Summer Fields School. She received a degree of BBA after completing her graduation.
It was after she completed her education in Delhi that she finally decided to move to Mumbai to step into the world of showbiz. She has been seen in a number of commercials, out of which she has appeared in three of these with Priyanka Chopra. After these commercials she was spotted and offered Telugu films. She did her debut in South Indian film industry with Prema Geema Jantha Nai in the year 2014 in Telugu language. She also made her debut into Bollywood with Zid which was directed by Anubhav Sinha in the very same year as her South Indian debut. She went topless for the poster of the movie which brought her into the limelight and she confessed her apprehensions about the same.
She also appeared in the theme song of Ganna.com which is Amit Trivedi’s song ‘Bas Bajna Chahiye Gaana’. She is also a belly dancer and trained hip hop dancer. This has also helped her to work as a choreographer for many years. She has also tried her hands at fashion designing before getting into the field of acting. Barbie is seen appearing as a guest in the movie Sandamarutham. She will be seen in a movie which shall soon occupy the silver screens and the name of the film is Kaaval.