Parineeti was born on 22nd October 1988 in Ambala, Haryana in a Punjabi family to Pawan Chopra and Reena Chopra. She is actress Priyanka Chopra's cousin. Parineeti Chopra did her schooling from Ambala and later joined Manchester Business School, UK to study Finance and Economics. She was a Marketing & PR consultant at Yash Raj Films since 2009 until she gave a few acting auditions and bagged the roles in Ladies VS Ricky Bahl and Ishaqzaade.
In 2011, Chopra made her acting debut in Maneesh Sharma's Ladies VS Ricky Bahl alongside Ranveer Singh and Anushka Sharma in the main lead. Her performance was appreciated with film critics. Chopra has won the Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut and was nominated for Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress. She has also won all the debut awards like Star Screen Award for Most Promising Newcomer - Female, Zee Cine Award for Best Female Debut, Apsara Award for Best Female Debut, Apsara Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role and Stardust Award for Superstar of Tomorrow – Female. Parineeti has won eight awards so far for her performance.
Chopra's second film was Ishaqzaade opposite Arjun Kapoor, which was also produced under Yash Raj Films and directed by Habib Faisal.