Ashok Chopra (Priyanka Chopra’s father)

Ashok Chopra (Priyanka Chopra’s father) wiki, death reason, brother, profession, wife, family, education & more

ashok chopra
NameAshok Chopra
Full NameDr. Lt. Col. Ashok Chopra
ProfessionSurgeon in Indian Army
Famous forBeing Priyanka Chopra’s father
Date of BirthAugust 23, 1950
Birth PlaceAmbala Cantt, Haryana, India
Date of DeathJune 10, 2013 (aged 62 years)
Place of DeathMumbai, Maharashtra, India
Cause of DeathCancer
Mother TonguePunjabi
Physical Stats
Heightin centimeters- 178 cm
in meters- 1.78 m
in Feet Inches- 5ft 10in
Eye ColorBlack
Hair ColorBlack
Family and Marriage Details
Marital StatusMarried
WifeMadhu Chopra
ashok chopra with wife madhu chopra
Marriage DateFebruary 19, 1981
Daughter(s)Priyanka Chopra
priyanka chopra with father ashok chopra
Son(s)Siddharth Chopra
FatherKasturi Lal Chopra (Army Officer)
MotherChampa Wati Chopra
Sister(s)Kamini Chopra Handa
kamini chopra handa with brother ashok chopra
Brother(s)Pawan Chopra
Cousin(s)Rajesh Chopra
Sudesh Chopra
Other Relative(s)
Nephew(s)Sahaj Chopra
Shivang Chopra
Vikram Chopra
Niece(s)Parineeti Chopra
Mannara Chopra
Mitali Handa
Cristy Chopra
Meera Chopra
Timsy Chopra
Grand Daughter(s)Malti Marie Chopra Jonas
Son-in-lawNick Jonas
Sister-in-law(s)Reena Chopra
Ranju Chopra
Neelam Chopra
Kiran Mathur
Education Details
SchoolNot Known
CollegeArmed Forces Medical College (A.F.M.C.), Pune
Educational QualificationM.B.B.S, M.S.
Other Details
Family Picture
family picture of priyanka chopra
Dr. Ashok Chopra was an Indian army surgeon known for being the father of actress and former Miss World Priyanka Chopra. He was married to Dr. Madhu Chopra and the couple also has a son named Siddharth Chopra. 1
ashok chopra
Ashok Chopra was born on 23 August 1950 to army officer Kasturi Lal Chopra and his wife Champa Wati Chopra in Ambala Cantt, Haryana. He has a brother named Pawan Chopra and a sister named Kamini Chopra Handa.
Chopra was also a good singer. He had conducted the school and won several singing competitions during his school days.
ashok chopra singing
He joined the Indian army in 1974 after completing his medical studies at Armed Forces Medical College (A.F.M.C.), Pune.
Ashok Chopra met Madhu Akhouri, who also worked as a physician in the Indian army at a party in 1981 and immediately fell in love with her. Ashok Chopra and Madhu Akhouri got married on 19 February 1981.
ashok chopra and madhu chopra in army days
After retiring from the army as a lieutenant colonel in 1997, Dr. Ashok Chopra opened three hospitals in Bareilly known as Kasturi Hospitals.
Speaking on The Howard Stern Show, Priyanka revealed that during her mid-teen years when she returned from the US, her father Ashok Chopra put bars on her windows after a boy jumped onto her balcony at night. He also banned Priyanka from wearing tight clothes and asked her to wear only loose clothes or Indian suits. 2
His daughter, Priyanka Chopra shared a very close bond with him and even has a tattoo on her wrist that read “Daddy’s Li’l Girl” in Ashok Chopra’s handwriting.
priyanka chopra tattoo
Ashok Chopra died on 10 June 2013, after a very long battle with cancer in Mumbai’s Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital. Dr. Chopra was 62 years old and had been suffering from cancer since 2005 and was admitted to the hospital just days ago in a critical condition. 3