Priyanka Chopra To Receive Dadasaheb Phalke Academy Award

Priyanka Chopra who has not only gained immense fame in Bollywood but also in Hollywood with her popular TV show “Quantico” and her debut movie “Baywatch”, will be bestowed with the prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke Academy Award.

The Jury of the acclaimed Dadasaheb Phalke Academy Award has introduced a new category named Internationally Acclaimed Actress Award to honour the actresses who have made our country proud by their achievements in the international platform, and Priyanka will be the first recipient to receive this award. Along with Priyanka Chopra her mother Madhu Chopra will also be honoured with the Dadasaheb Phalke Academy Award in Best Film category for the Marathi film “Ventilator”.

On the work front, Priyanka is currently promoting her upcoming Hollywood debut movie “Baywatch” where she will be seen playing the role of an antagonist.

  -Akhila Kakarala
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