Priyanka Chopra Jonas In 24 Hours
Harper's Bazaar Malaysia|February 2020
The actress and producer shares her day.
Faran Krentcil

5AM My dog, Diana, usually wakes me up. She’s so jet-lagged right now because she’s been travelling with me. I can hear her nails on the floor as she walks around the room—I’m a very light sleeper. Nick [Jonas, her husband] isn’t like that at all. He doesn’t wake up. It’s really annoying! So I have to spend some time giving Diana attention, and then we both go back to sleep for a few more hours. I love to sleep. 7.30AM The first thing I do in the morning is put on music. My life has always been pretty musical, and now with Nick it’s completely musical. I decided to date him after seeing the video for “Close”, where his shirt comes off. So that song is my favourite. But I don’t like playing music on my phone; I have to have a JBL speaker to really hear it. I’ll blast Top 40 radio while I’m getting ready.

8AM I’m more spiritual than religious, but I am Hindu, so I have a little shrine with incense that I carry wherever I go. When I first moved to Mumbai at 17, I lived with my best friend. She always did a morning prayer. I was like, “Oh, my mom does this”, and you never want to emulate your parents, right? But she made me realise that this is a great way to start the day with some positivity. I say a few Hindu mantras, which are basically just saying “thank you” to the world. It’s a way to reflect and be grateful.

8.30AM I’m not a big make-up person when I’m not working—just mascara, tinted lip balm, and a little bit of a cheek situation. I like Marc Jacobs mascara because it’s black as hell—it really shows up. As for hair, ha! I can’t do hair. I either have it done by a professional or it’s in a topknot.

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