Gone are the days she was derisively referred to as ‘Miss Piggy-Chops’. Priyanka Chopra is the one who can laugh at her critics now, having established herself as one of Bollywood’s most sought-after stars, and an actress who has proven her merit with nearly 50 films under her sari, and a name that guarantees box-office success.

Featured on TIME magazine’s 100 most influential people list is but another feather in her cap.

Like all the others on TIME’s list, Ms. Chopra has ‘talent, drive, ambition, and self-respect’ in ample quantities, and with her entry into the US television scene with ‘Quantico’ and the upcoming ‘Baywatch’, she’s not only a household name in India, but a global trendsetter.

Her co-star in both the series, Dwayne Johnson, is all praise for Priyanka saying that the immensely hard-working ‘beauty with brains’ is also very humane, and ‘relatability’ is one of her foremost attributes, so he predicts that “her impact is going to be invaluable”.

Wowing everyone with her mature acting skills, Priyanka Chopra is definitely a positive role-model for the younger generation, inspiring them to believe in their dreams, reach for the stars, and yet, keep their feet firmly planted on the ground.