Who is Tisca Chopra?
Tisca Chopra is an Indian actress, author, and filmmaker, who was born on 1st November 1973 in Kasauli, Himachal Pradesh. She did her initial schooling from The Lawrence School, Sanawar and Apeejay School, Noida. Later she completed her Literature from Hindu College and joined theatre. Meanwhile, she also tried her hands on writing and collaborated with publishers. After a while, she moved to Mumbai to learn nuances of acting.
Tisca has been a part of several prestigious projects. However, she came to lime light from Aamir Khan’s starrer movie Taare Zameen Par, released in 2007. Where Tisca and Darsheel Safary were in parallel lead.
In 2016, Tisca made her debut as a producer from short film Chutney, the movie was produced under her production house called ‘The Eastern Way’. The short film was presented at the film festival, which got her 2 awards under Best Actor and Best Film category.
Although, Tisca has appeared in countless movies and shows. However, her most notable role in recent years is in Hotstar web series ‘Hostages’, where she played the part of Dr. Mira Anand.
In 2022, Tisca Chopra acted in Dharma’s ‘Jug Jug Jeeyo’, where she played the role of Anil Kapoor’s secret girlfriend ‘Meera’.
Soon, she will be seen in Hotstar’s upcoming web series ‘Dahan‘. Although, we have not received any confirmation on the release date.
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Tisca Chopra Biography
|Real Name||Priya Arora|
|Other Name||Priya Aurora, Tisca Arrora, Tisca Arora|
|Profession||Actress, Producer, Author|
|Date of Birth||1st November 1973|
|Age||49 Years (as on July 2022)|
|Birth Place||Kasauli, Himachal Pradesh|
|Height||In Inches – 5’4″ ( 5 Feet 4 Inches)|
In Metre – 1.63 m
In Centimetres – 163 cms
|Weight||In Kilograms – 56 Kgs|
In Pounds – 123 lbs
|Body or Figure Measurements (in Inches.)||Breast /Bust – 34 inches|
Waist – 28 inches
Hips – 34 inches
|Religion||Born Hindu but follows Buddhism|
|Current Location||Mumbai, Maharashtra|
|Languages Known||Hindi, English, Punjabi, Urdu, Bengali, Persian|
|School||The Lawrence School, Sanawar, Kasauli (H.P)|
Apeejay School, Noida
|Hobbies and Favorites Stuff||Dancing, Yoga, Gymming|
|Favorite Actor||Johnny Depp|
|Favorite Actress||Shabana Azmi, Priyanka Chopra|
|Favorite Movies||Taare Zameen Par, Qissa|
|Favorite Food||Paani Puri, Samosa with Chai|
Table of Contents
- Who is Tisca Chopra?
- Tisca Chopra Biography
- Body Measurements and Physical Appearance
- Family and Affairs
- Debut and Career
- Tisca’s Complete Show Reel
- Awards and Nominations
- Lifestyle and Luxury
- Facts about Tisca Chopra
- Salary and Net Worth
- Social Media Accounts
Body Measurements and Physical Appearance
Tisca Chopra is 5 feet 4 inches tall and weighs around 56 kgs. She has got black hair and deep black eyes. If we look at her body measurements, her breast size is 34 inches, waist is 28 inches and hips are 34 inches. Tisca achieved this figure by following rigorous diet, yoga and heavy workout.
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Family and Affairs
Tisca Chopra aka Priya Arora was born in a Hindu family. Her father S.C Arora was a principal in a private school and mother was also a teacher, although we don’t know her name. She also has a brother named Mayur C. Arora who owns real estate business and lives in Canada.
|Father||S.C Arora (Principal in Apeejay School)|
|Mother||Name Unknown (Teacher)|
|Brother||Mayur C. Arora|
|Mother in Law||Meena Chopra|
Tisca had an affair with Ronit Roy in the past.
Husband and Children
Tisca Chopra is married to Sanjay Chopra, who is a commercial Pilot in Air India. She has a daughter named Tara Chopra.
Debut and Career
After finishing her Bachelor’s Tisca Chopra aka Priya Arora moved to Mumbai and joined Theatre groups, where she met some of the legendary actors like Naseeruddin Shah and Feroz Khan. Tisca participated in several plays, however, her performance in Dinner with Friends was praised by both, critics and audience.
After spending enough time in theatre, she moved towards television and became a part of the several tv shows.
Tisca Chopra Serials and Tv Shows list
- Karishma Ka Karishma as Sheetal
- Kahani Ghar Ghar Ki as Mallika Sanjay Doshi
- Astitva Ek Prem Kahani
- Sarkarr: Rishton ki Ankahi Kahani
- Mariyam Khan Reporting Live
In 1993, Tisca made her debut from Ajay Devgan starrer movie Platform. Where she played the role of Tina. She later acted in the several feature films and short films.
Tisca Chopra Films List
- Taare Zameen Par (2007) as Maya Awasthy
- Love Breakups Zindagi as Sheila Thappar
- Rahasya as Dr. Arthi Mahajan
- Firaaq as Anuradha Desai
- Dil Toh Baccha Hai Ji as Anushka Anu Narang
- Ankur Arora Murder Case as Nanditha Arora
- Qissa with late Irrfan Khan as Mehar
- Cape Karma as Kamini
- Taqdeerwala as Lataa
- OMG:Oh My God as Interviewer
- Ghayal Once Again as Sheethal Bansal
- Bioscopewala as Wahida
- Chutney (2016) as Vanita (Producer and Co-writer) – Short Movie
- Churri (2017) as Meera (Co-producer and Co-writer) – Short Movie
- Rubaru (2020) as Radha (Director, Co-producer and Co-writer) – Short Movie
- Good Newz as Dr. Sandhya Joshi
- Jug Jug Jeeyo as Meera (Anil Kapoor’s Secret Girlfriend)
Recently, Tisca has transitioned towards newer yet widely recognised format, known as Web. Where film markers get more freedom to showcase their talent and creativity. Tisca has given notable performances in the following web series.
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Tisca Chopra Web Series List
- 24, where she played the character of Trisha Rathod. The series premiered in 2013 on Colors TV
- Hostages, she played the role of Dr. Mira Anand. The series streamed in 2020 on Disney Hotstar.
- Tisca’s upcoming web series is Dahan, which will release in 2022 on Disney Hotstar OTT platform. Other actors in Dahan in pivotal roles are Saurabh Shukla, Mukesh Tiwari, Rajesh Telang, Rohan Joshi and Ankur Nayyar.
Tisca’s Complete Show Reel
Awards and Nominations
- Tisca Chopra won Filmfare award as ‘Best Actress’ for Chutney.
- She won ‘Best Supporting Actress Award’ for Taare Zameen Par.
- She Best Actress Awards for her negative role in Rahasya.
- She won ITA award for Tv Series ’24’.
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Lifestyle and Luxury
Speaking about lifestyle, Tisca Chopra owns a Red luxurious Mercedes Benz car and a spacious apartment in Mumbai. Tisca follows healthy lifestyle and often seen doing yoga and workout to keep her body fit.
Glimpse of her Lifestyle
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Facts about Tisca Chopra
- Tisca Chopra’s real name is Priya Arora.
- In 1974, Her father was a principal in Kabul, Afghanistan. After moving to India he appointed as a principal at Apeejay School, Noida.
- Tisca in an author of couple of books titled ‘Acting Smart : Your Ticket to Showbiz‘, written in 2014 and ‘Whats Up with Me‘, written in 2021.
- She can speak 6 languages Hindi, English, Punjabi, Bengali, Urdu and Persian.
- Apart from an actress, she is also an author, director and producer.
- She wants to get out of city hustle and shift somewhere around the mountains, preferably Himachal, where she was born.
- Tisca has also appeared in several tv advertisements like Kelloggs, Titan Eye, Tanishq, Horlicks and Olay.
- She is associated with several NGO’s to support women rights and education.
- Tisca Chopra is trained classical dancer, she learnt it from late Guruji Pandit Veeru krishnan.
- She is a grand niece of writer cum journalist Khushwant Singh (Late: Died in 2014).
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Salary and Net Worth
Considering her years of experience and brand value, her net worth is estimated around 15-20 crores. She earns most of her income from Movies, Web Series, TV Shows, Paid Sponsorships and Collaborations.