2016 seems to be Priyanka Chopra’s year. She bagged People choice award for her American TV show “Quantico” and now “Padma Shri”. Priyanka Chopra who is been seen in America since the start of the year for the shooting for her American TV show “Quantico” think that the “Padma Shri” would have made her father proud.
Expressing her gratitude on “Padma Shri” a statement is issued by her publicist says, “Being awarded the “Padma Shri” from the Government of India is a great honour and I am humbled to receive it. I am the daughter of Indian Defence Services. The child of two army officers, which makes this so much more special to me. I know that this Award would have made my father very proud of me. My congratulations to the other awardees of this year. I am privileged to be a part of such an illustrious list of achievers.
To be a part of this century old Indian Cinema, for more than a decade has been a fantastic journey. I have grown not only as an actor but also as an individual. I share this honour with all my co stars, Directors, technicians and everyone who has been part of this journey with me.
There is so much I have to be grateful for and I have strives to give back in any way that I can. I will continue my efforts to bring pride to my country wherever I am and in the best possible way.”
Priyanka Chopra will be seen in Prakash Jha’s “Jai Gangaajal” where she will be seen portraying a cop in the will. The film is slated to release in 4th March.