WEB DESK: Bollywood diva Priyanka Chopra became the first ever South Asian actress to win a People’s Choice Award today.
The Indian star, who was signed for a lead role in American series Quantico won the award for ‘Favourite Actress in a New TV Series’.
Chopra was up against Jamie Lee Curtis, Emma Roberts, Marcia Gay Harden and Lea Michelle, and won the award for playing an FBI agent-turned-suspected terrorist, Alex Parrish in the thriller TV series.
Hollywood actor Vin Diesel presented her the award and the Bajirao Mastani actress could hardly contain her excitement.
As soon as she bagged the award, the starlet took to Twitter to thank her voters and fans:
— PRIYANKA (@priyankachopra) January 7, 2016
Her friends and co-stars from the industry also took to Twitter to congratulate her for this mile stone.
Hey @priyankachopra congratulations on the win !! So proud of you ! Keep rocking yaow !!
— Anushka Sharma (@AnushkaSharma) January 7, 2016
— Tate Ellington (@tate_ellington) January 7, 2016
— Faridoon Shahryar (@iFaridoon) January 7, 2016