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Age: 40 Years
Hometown: Delhi
Husband: Rakshit Kejriwal

Meera Chopra

Bio/Wiki
Other name(s)• Mmeera S Chopra [1]Mmeera S Chopra - Facebook
• Nila [2]Mid-Day

Note: She went by the stage name 'Nila' when she first started working in the Tamil film industry.
Profession(s)• Actor
• Model
Famous ForBeing the cousin of actor Priyanka Chopra
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 163 cm
in meters- 1.63 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 4”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 55 kg
in pounds- 121 lbs
Figure Measurements (approx.)34-30-34
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Career
DebutFilm
• Tamil: Anbe Aaruyire (2005) as 'Madhu'
Meera Chopra as 'Madhu' in a still from the film 'Anbe Aaruyire' (2005)
• Telugu: Bangaram (2006) as 'Sandhya'
Meera Chopra as 'Sandhya' in a still from the film 'Bangaram' (2006)
• Kannada: Arjun (2008) as Kodan Rama's daughter
Meera Chopra in the film 'Arjun' (2008)
• Hindi: Gang of Ghosts (2014) as 'Tina Chopra'
Meera Chopra as 'Tina Chopra' in the film 'Gang of Ghosts' (2014)
OTT
• Hindi: The Tattoo Murders (2021) as 'ACP Aditi Acharya' (Disney+ Hotstar)
Meera Chopra as 'ACP Aditi Acharya' in the web series 'The Tattoo Murders' (2021)
Awards2019: Best Actress for the film 'Section 375' at the Hindi Cinema Samman Samaroh
Meera Chopra after winning the Best Actress at the Hindi Cinema Samman Samaroh
2020: Iconic Woman of the Year
Meera Chopra after winning the 2020 Iconic Woman of the Year Award
2024: Rising Star of Bollywood at Iconic Gold Awards
Meera Chopra after receiving the Rising Star of Bollywood award at the Iconic Gold Awards (2024)
Personal Life
Date of Birth8 July 1983 (Friday)
Age (as of 2023) 40 Years
BirthplaceDelhi
Zodiac signCancer
NationalityIndian
HometownDelhi
College/UniversitySaginaw Valley State University, Michigan, US
Educational Qualification(s)• Bachelor of Arts in English Honours
• A master's degree in Mass Communication from Saginaw Valley State University
ReligionHinduism
EthnicityPunjabi
HobbiesWeb Surfing, Watching Movies, Using Facebook
ControversyThe Bhuttan Suicide Case: On 7 July 2011, an FIR was filed against Meera Chopra after a 28-year-old woman named Ruchi Bhuttan committed suicide in Gurgaon on 5 July 2011. It was claimed that Ruchi committed suicide because her husband, Sumit Bhuttan, was having an affair with Meera; however, no evidence was found against her. [3]The Times of India
Relationships & More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/BoyfriendsSachiin J Joshi (actor, film producer)
Meera Chopra with Sachiin J Joshi
• Sumit Bhuttan (stockbroker)
Meera Chopra and Sumit Bhuttan's image collage
Rakshit Kejriwal (entrepreneur, writer)
Rakshit Kejriwal
Note: She dated Rakshit for about three years before getting married to him in 2024.
Marriage Date12 March 2024
Meera Chopra and Rakshit Kejriwal on their wedding day
Marriage PlaceBuena Vista Luxury Garden Spa Resort, Jaipur, Rajasthan
Family
Husband/SpouseRakshit Kejriwal (entrepreneur, writer)
ParentsFather- Sudesh Chopra
Mother- Neelam Chopra
Meera Chopra with her parents
SiblingsBrother- Vikram Chopra (businessman)
Vikram Chopra
Sister- Timsy Chopra (model)
Timsy Chopra
Other RelativesFather-in-law- Harikumar Kejriwal aka Hari Kumar Kejriwal
Meera Chopra's father-in-law
Mother-in-law- Vandana Kejriwal

Cousins-

Priyanka Chopra (actor)
Priyanka Chopra
Parineeti Chopra (actor)
Parineeti Chopra
Mannara Chopra (actor)
Mannara Chopra
Mitali Handa (entrepreneur, fashion stylist)
Mitali Handa
Siddharth Chopra (entrepreneur)
Siddharth Chopra
Sahaj Chopra (businessman)
Sahaj Chopra
Shivang Chopra (doctor)
Shivang Chopra
Favourites
FoodFast Food
DessertTiramisu
ActorSalman Khan
ActressesSushmita Sen, Bipasha Basu
Colour Pink

Meera Chopra

Some Lesser Known Facts About Meera Chopra

  • Meera Chopra hails from Ambala, Haryana, India.
  • Meera Chopra worked in the marketing department at Verizon, a wireless carrier company, in New York after she completed her post-graduation. She then moved to India and worked as a programming executive at NDTV in Delhi.
  • She initially wanted to become a news anchor; however, while working at NDTV, she got a chance to model for a magazine, which led her to enter the entertainment industry.
  • Meera has majorly worked in the South Indian film industry.
  • She has worked in many Tamil-language films like ‘Lee’ (2007), ‘Jaganmohini’ (2009), and ‘Killadi’ (2015).

    Meera Chopra as 'Anjali' in a still from the film 'Killadi' (2015)

    Meera Chopra as ‘Anjali’ in a still from the film ‘Killadi’ (2015)

  • She has also worked in some Telugu-language films such as ‘Vaana’ (2008), ‘Maaro’ (2011), and ‘Greeku Veerudu’ (2013).

    Meera Chopra as 'Priya' in a still from the film 'Maaro' (2011)

    Meera Chopra as ‘Priya’ in a still from the film ‘Maaro’ (2011)

  • Meera has appeared in many Hindi films like ‘1920 London’ (2016) and ‘Section 375: Marzi Ya Zabardasti?’ (2019).

    Meera Chopra (as Shivangi), along with Sharman Joshi (as Jai Singh Gujjar), in the film '1920 London' (2016)

    Meera Chopra (as Shivangi), along with Sharman Joshi (as Jai Singh Gujjar), in the film ‘1920 London’ (2016)

  • She debuted in OTT with the 2021 web series ‘The Tattoo Murders,’ which was initially titled ‘Kamathipura.’

    A poster of the web series 'Kamathipura,' which was later named 'The Tattoo Murders'

    A poster of the web series ‘Kamathipura,’ which was later named ‘The Tattoo Murders’

  • She was featured on the cover of ‘Be Attractive’ in September 2021.

    Meera Chopra on the cover of the magazine 'Be Attractive'

    Meera Chopra on the cover of the magazine ‘Be Attractive’

  • Meera appeared as ‘Fatima’ (Fatty) in Lionsgate Play’s web series ‘Hiccups and Hookups’ in 2022.

    Meera Chopra as 'Fatima' (Fatty) in a still from the web series 'Hiccups and Hookups' (2022)

    Meera Chopra as ‘Fatima’ (Fatty) in a still from the web series ‘Hiccups and Hookups’ (2022)

  • Her work as ‘Kaali’ in the 2023 drama film ‘Safed’ was appreciated by the audience and critics.

    Meera Chopra as 'Kaali' in the film 'Safed' (2023)

    Meera Chopra as ‘Kaali’ in the film ‘Safed’ (2023)

  • She is a fitness enthusiast. She often shares her pictures of practising yoga on social media.

    Meera Chopra while practising yoga

    Meera Chopra while practising yoga

  • She hates going to the gym.
  • She loves travelling and often posts about it on her social media handles.

    A picture of Meera Chopra from her trip to Inverness, Scotland

    A picture of Meera Chopra from her trip to Inverness, Scotland

  • Meera is often introduced as Priyanka Chopra and Parineeti Chopra‘s cousin by the media; however, she feels it overshadows her identity as “Meera Chopra.”
  • During an interview, she walked out when she was repeatedly asked about her cousins instead of her work.
  • Meera, in an interview, once mentioned that she did not ask for or receive help from her cousins to get work in the industry. She said,

    But I can say that when three or four girls join the industry, they help each other. This did not happen to me. I never asked for help and I never received help from them. It is not only that I never asked for help, but I also never received any offer of help from their side.”

  • While she is very close to Priyanka Chopra, she does not share any bond with Parineeti Chopra.
  • According to Meera, Parineeti and her family did not communicate much for a long time due to some reasons.
  • In an interview, Parineeti even refused to accept Meera as her cousin.

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