Actress Priyanka Chopra will be conferred with prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke Award for being an “international icon.”
The Baywatch actress will be given the award under the newly introduced ‘Internationally Acclaimed Actress’ category at the event.
The ceremony will be held on June 1, 2017.
PeeCee’s hard work and dedication have helped her to set on the top of the world on an international platform with grace.
Ganesh Jain, chairman of Dadasaheb Phalke Academy and Award Committee said:
B-town Celebrities like Kapil Sharma, Juhi Chawla, Anil Kapoor, and Nitesh Tiwari, among others, are expected to attend the ceremony.
Dadasaheb Phalke Academy Awards board of trustees include Johny Lever, Mithun Chakraborty, Pahlaj Nihalani, and TP Agrawal.
One of the most popular and India’s highest-paid celeb, Priyanka Chopra has received many awards, including “National Film Award” and “five Filmfare Awards.”
Last year also the Government of India honored 34-year-old star with the “Padma Shri”, the fourth highest civilian award.
Time magazine even named her one of the “100 most influential people in the world.”
On May 26, 2017, Baywatch released in the US and was poorly reviewed by the foreign media and failed to collect “good box office numbers.”
Her Hollywood debut film “Baywatch” is set to release in India on June 2, 2017.
The Barfi actress PC who has been creating waves globally will be soon adding another feather in her cap.
PC’S mother Madhu Chopra will also be given this award!!
Her mother Madhu Chopra will be also be honored with Dadasaheb Award in the Best Film category for her maiden production in ‘Ventilator’.
Dharmendra Mehra, General Secretary of Dadasaheb Phalke Academy Awards said:
Priyanka Chopra became rose to fame in the west after she starred in the American TV series “Quantico”.
Bollywood’s desi girl won two consecutive People’s Choice Awards for displaying the character of FBI recruit “Alex Parrish” in the Quantico.