Priyanka Chopra is on a roll! And she is in no mood to stop any time soon. Ever since she made her debut in the American TV show, Quantico, she has taken the west by storm. This year she made a powerful entry into Hollywood as well with Baywatch alongside Dwayne Johnson and Zac Effron. Priyanka just nailed her character, Victoria, like a queen. The third season of Quantico is in the pipeline and currently she is shooting for her next two Hollywood films.
And now adding another feather to her cap, Priyanka Chopra will soon to be honoured at the 42nd Toronto International Film Festival 2017, to be held from September 7 to 17. She will the guest of honour at the fundraiser event on September 6, where she will participate in a conversation with festival artistic director, Cameron Bailey and will talk about her career in Bollywood and making her way to Hollywood. She will also be honoured for her philanthropic work. For the uninitiated, Priyanka Chopra is the Global Goodwill ambassador for UNICEF. And despite having such a busy schedule, she devotes quality time with the organisation. All the proceeds from this gala event of TIFF will help fund talent development programs at the Canadian festival to get more women behind and in front of the camera.
Source – Hindustan Times
Back at home, Priyanka Chopra’s production house, Purple Pebbles Pictures is backing regional cinema in the country. The company aims at promoting small budget regional films and new talents from across the country. Last year, the critically acclaimed Marathi movie, Ventilator, which was made under Chopra’s banner won three national awards. Priyanka’s mother looks after her production house.
It’s been a long time since we have seen her in Bollywood and fans are eagerly waiting for her to make a comeback in Hindi films. Nothing has been confirmed or announced, but if rumours are to be believed, Priyanka has signed three Bollywood movies and one of them is a biopic on Kalpana Chawla. She is also rumoured to have signed Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s upcoming project, Gustakhiyan.
Source – Deccan Chronicle
As Indians, we are so proud of Priyanka Chopra! Without any backing or godfather in Hollywood, she has been successful in making a space for herself there. Way to go girl!