Priyanka Chopra Father: Priyanka Chopra Jonas opens up to Oprah on her new show Super Soul about her father’s death.
Priyanka Chopra Jonas is one of several memoirists, writers, and celebrities who featured in the first batch of Super Soul episodes alongside Oprah Winfrey. From relationship to family and future, Chopra talked about these things at the show. The actress shares about her close relationship with her late father Ashok Chopra.
Faith And Father’s Demise
In a recent interview with Oprah Winfrey on her show Super Soul, actor Priyanka Chopra opened up about coping with her father’s death. Priyanka Chopra was asked by Oprah if she had a “spiritual foundation” as a child.
To this, the actress said that it’s difficult not to in India. With the plethora of religions that exist in the country, she attended a convent school as a child. As a result, s was familiar with Christianity. Chopra says that her father used to perform and sing in a mosque. Islam was something the actress was aware of too. She was raised in a Hindu household. So, Chopra was sure of the Hindu religion as well. The actress added, India’s spirituality is so widespread that it’s difficult to ignore. The actor-producer Chopra quoted,
“In India, it’s hard not to, you’re right. With the swirling number of religions that live in the country… I grew up in a convent school. So I was aware of Christianity. My dad used to sing in a mosque. I was aware of Islam. I grew up in a Hindu family. I was aware of that. Spirituality is such a large part of India that you can’t ignore it.”
The actor was later asked that when her faith had been questioned the most. The Quantico actor replied, “I think around the death of my dad. I was very angry. I was very angry.” She said her relationship with God changed a little bit after that but at the same time, she said that she found salvation and came out of it too. “But at that time, it was tested.”
Later Priyanka Chopra spoke on this further and she said, “Oh man, I went to every temple there was to go to.” She said that she did every prayer there was to do and met every godman or godwoman. Chopra said that she flew her father to Singapore, Europe, New York and everywhere” just to do whatever I could to prolong his life. It’s such a helpless feeling.”
We all know how much Chopra was attached to her father. According to sources, the actress also published her memoir, Unfinished, in which she discussed her father’s presence by her side even though he was very ill. Previously Priyanka Chopra Jonas became emotional during a live reading session of her memoir ‘Unfinished,’ as she spoke about her “traditional and modern” upbringing.
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