Mannara Chopra

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mannara chopra
NameMannara Chopra
Real NameBarbie Handa
ProfessionIndian actress
Famous forBeing Priyanka Chopra’s cousin
Years Active2014-Present
Date of BirthMarch 29, 1991
Age (In 2023)32 Years
Birth PlaceAmbala Cantt., Haryana, India
ResidenceNew Delhi, India
Mother TonguePunjabi
Physical Stats
Heightin centimeters- 170 cm
in meters- 1.70 m
in Feet Inches- 5ft 7in
Eye ColorBlack
Hair ColorBlack
Family and Marriage Details
Marital StatusUnmarried
FatherRaman Rai Handa (Lawyer)
MotherKamini Chopra Handa (jewellery designer)
mannara chopra with mother kamini chopra handa
Sister(s)Mitali Handa (jewellery designer)
mannara chopra with sister mitali handa
Cousin(s)Priyanka Chopra
mannara chopra with priyanka chopra
Parineeti Chopra
Cristy Chopra
Siddharth Chopra
Sahaj Chopra
Shivang Chopra
Vikram Chopra
Meera Chopra
Timsy Chopra
Other Relative(s)
Uncle(s)Ashok Chopra
Pawan Chopra
Rajesh Chopra
Sudesh Chopra
Aunt(s)Madhu Chopra
Reena Chopra
Ranju Chopra
Neelam Chopra
Education Details
SchoolSummer Fields School, Kailash Colony, New Delhi
CollegeUniversity of Delhi
Educational QualificationBachelor of Business Administration (BBA)
Debut MoviePrema Geema Jantha Nai (Telugu debut, 2014)
Zid (Hindi debut, 2014)
Sandamarutham (Tamil debut, 2015)
Rogue (Kannada debut, 2017)
MoviesThiragabadara Saami (Telugu, TBA)
Hi Five (Telugu, 2022)
Sita (Telugu, 2019)
Rogue (Kannada & Telugu, 2017)
Thikka (Telugu, 2016)
Jakkanna (Telugu, 2016)
Kaaval (Tamil, 2015)
Sandamarutham (Tamil, 2015)
Zid (2014)
Prema Geema Jantha Nai (Telugu, 2014)
TV Show(s)Bigg Boss 17 (Contestant, 2023)
Short Film(s)Haale Dil on Broken Notes (2021)
Music Video(s)Ham Reh Gaye Akele (Pranav Vatsa, 2022)
Na Hona Tumse Door (Gajendra Verma, 2021)
Special Jury Award for Best Actress for “Rogue” at 16th Santosham Film Awards, 2018
Special Jury Award for Best Actress for “Thikka” at 15th Santosham Film Awards, 2017
Best Female Debut for “Zid” at Lions Gold Awards, 2015
Contact/Social Media Details (52k followers) (7.9m followers) (1.7m followers)
Other Details
Childhood Picture
childhood picture of mannara and mitali with mother kamini
Family Picture
mannara chopra family picture
Mannara Chopra also known as Barbie Handa is an Indian actress who works in Telugu, Tamil, Hindi, and Kannada films. She is the cousin of actresses Priyanka Chopra and Parineeti Chopra. Her mother, Kamini Chopra Handa, Priyanka Chopra’s father Ashok Chopra, and Parineeti Chopra’s father Pawan Chopra are siblings.
mannara chopra
Her real name is Barbie Handa but she chose to enter the film industry using her mother’s maiden name.
Mannara was born on 29 March 1991 in Ambala Cantonment, Haryana. She has a younger sister named Mitali Handa, a jewellery designer who owns BMB Jewels, which deals in Diamond, Kundan, Polki, and Gold Jewellery. 1
Her mother, Kamini Chopra Handa is a Jewellery designer, while her father, Raman Rai Handa is a lawyer at Delhi High Court.
She completed her schooling at Summer Fields School in Kailash Colony, New Delhi, and did her Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) at the University of Delhi.
She began her career as a model and featured in TV commercials for several brands such as Suzuki with Salman Khan, Dulux Paints with Farhan Akhtar, and Dabur Amla Hair Oil with Priyanka Chopra.
In 2014, she was featured in the theme song of, “Bas bajna chahiye”, whose music was composed by Amit Trivedi and sung by Benny Dayal and Anusha Mani. 2
She made her acting debut in the Telugu film Prema Geema Jantha Nai (2014) opposite Sreerama Chandra.
She made her bollywood debut in the psychological thriller film Zid (2014) alongside Karanvir Sharma and Shraddha Das. The film directed by Vivek Agnihotri and produced by Anubhav Sinha received mainly negative reviews from critics. Still, it was moderately successful at the box office by earning around Rs. 14 crore against its Rs. 10 crore budget and Mannara won Best Female Debut award at the Lions Gold Awards. 3
In 2015, she made a special appearance in the Tamil movie “Sandamarutham” and was seen in the item song “Aadu Annatha” for the Tamil movie “Kaaval”.
In 2016, she starred in two Telugu movies, “Jakkanna” opposite Indukuri Sunil Varma and “Thikka” opposite Sai Dharam Tej. Her performance in “Thikka” won her Special Jury Award for Best Actress for “Thikka” at the 15th Santosham Film Awards.
She starred alongside Ishan, Angela Krislinzki and Thakur Anoop Singh in the bilingual (Telugu and Kannada) action thriller film Rogue (2017) directed by Puri Jagannadh. Mannara won Special Jury Award for Best Actress at the 16th Santosham Film Awards for her performance in “Rogue”.
Mannara was seen in a supporting role in Bellamkonda Sreenivas, Kajal Aggarwal and Sonu Sood starrer Sita (2019).
In 2021, she was featured in the music video for Gajendra Verma’s song “Na Hona Tumse Door”.
In August 2023, There was a controversy at a promotional event for her upcoming film ‘Thiragabadara Saami’ director Ravi Kumar publicly kissed her on the cheeks which left netizens shocked and disappointed. However, Mannara clarified that the people perceived the whole incident wrong and it was like a fatherly love as the director considers her as a baby. 4
Mannara means “something that shines” in Greek.
She has also worked as a fashion designer and as an assistant choreographer.
On 15 October 2023, Mannara Chopra became the first contestant to enter the Bigg Boss 17 house. She is one of the highest paid contestants of Bigg Boss 17 and is reportedly charging Rs 15 lakhs per week. Apart from her Munawar Faruqui, Neil Bhatt, Aishwarya Sharma, Navid Sole, Anurag Dobhal, Sana Raees Khan, Jigna Vora, Vicky Jain, Ankita Lokhande, Soniya Bansal, Firoza Khan, Sunny Arya, Rinku Dhawan, Arun Srikanth Mashettey, Abhishek Kumar, and Isha Malviya are fighting to lift the Bigg Boss 17 trophy. 5

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