Chopra

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Chopra is a surname. Some families of Chopra are Khatri Sikh, but most are Punjabi Hindus from the Punjab region and Jains from Rajasthan and Gujarat. Notable people with the surname include:

  • Aakash Chopra (born 1977), Indian cricketer who played for the Indian cricket team from late 2003 until late 2004
  • Aditya Chopra (born 1971), Indian film producer, screenwriter and director
  • Akshat Chopra, Indian child film actor, model, dancer, anchor
  • Amarjit Chopra, Indian Chartered Accountant
  • Aneesh Chopra (born 1972), the first Federal Chief Technology Officer of the United States (CTO)
  • Anjum Chopra (born 1977), member of the India national women's cricket team
  • Anupama Chopra (born 1967), author, journalist and film critic
  • Baldev Raj Chopra (1914–2008), Indian director and producer of Bollywood movies and television serials
  • Daniel Chopra (born 1973), Swedish professional golfer
  • Deepak Chopra (born 1946), Indian medical doctor, public speaker, and writer on subjects such as spirituality, Ayurveda and mind-body medicine
  • Deepak Chopra (Canada Post), the President and Chief Executive Officer of Canada Post Corporation, known more simply as Canada Post
  • Deeya Chopra (born 1983), Indian television actor
  • Gaurav Chopra (born 1979), Indian television and theatre actor
  • Gotham Chopra (born 1975), American author and entertainment/media entrepreneur
  • Harshad Chopra (born 1983), Indian television actor
  • Joyce Chopra (born 1936), American director and writer of feature films and television
  • Mallika Chopra (born 1972), Indian American author and businesswoman
  • Meera Chopra (born 1983), Indian film actress, who appears in Telugu and Tamil films
  • Michael Chopra (born 1983), English footballer who plays for Football League Championship side Ipswich Town
  • Mohan Chopra (1921–1969), Hindi intellectual and author
  • Nikhil Chopra (born 1973), retired Indian cricketer and a cricket analyst
  • Parineeti Chopra (born 1988), Indian actress and cousin sister of famous Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra
  • Pamela Chopra, Indian film producer, playback singer and writer
  • Pooja Chopra (born 1986), beauty pageant titleholder from Pune City
  • Pransh Chopra (born 1984), Indian film actor who appears in Bollywood films
  • Prem Chopra (born 1935), actor in Hindi and Punjabi films
  • Priyanka Chopra (born 1982), Indian actress and former Miss World
  • Ravi Chopra (born 1946), Indian movie producer and director
  • Roshni Chopra (born 1980), Indian actress, television presenter and the winner of NDTV Imagine's reality show, Dil Jeetegi Desi Girl
  • Sanjiv Chopra (born 1949), Professor of Medicine and Faculty Dean for Continuing Medical Education at Harvard Medical School
  • Shaili Chopra (born 1981), the Senior Editor and Lead Female Anchor at ET Now, the Economic Times Business News Channel
  • Sherlyn Chopra (born 1984), Indian model, singer and actress
  • Shiv Chopra, Canadian microbiologist and human rights activist
  • Suneet Chopra, Indian communist politician and trade unionist
  • Tisca Chopra (born 1973), Indian film actress, most known for her role in Taare Zameen Par (2007)
  • Uday Chopra (born 1973), Bollywood actor, producer, and assistant director
  • Varun Chopra (born 1987), English cricketer, captained the English U-19 cricket team
  • Vidhu Vinod Chopra (born 1952), Indian director and producer
  • Vijay Kumar Chopra (born 1932), the second son of Lala Jagat Narain and his wife Shanti Devi
  • Vikram Chopra, Indian film director, screen writer, and actor
  • Yash Chopra (born 1932), Indian filmmaker, film director, screenwriter, and a highly successful Bollywood producer