Priyanka Chopra becomes first South Asian actress to win People's Choice Award

Published: January 7, 2016
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The former Miss World has definitely raised the bar for Bollywood celebs venturing into Hollywood. PHOTO: TWITTER

The former Miss World has definitely raised the bar for Bollywood celebs venturing into Hollywood. PHOTO: TWITTER

This starlet is on a high and there’s no stopping her. She made waves after her Hollywood debut with TV show Quantico and she has now bagged an award for her role in the series — making her the first South Asian actress to win People’s Choice Award.

Priyanka Chopra was up against Jamie Lee Curtis, Emma Roberts, Marcia Gay Harden and Lea Michelle in the ‘Favourite Actress in a New TV Series’ category. She won the award for her role as an FBI trainee in the American thriller TV series Quantico.

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Hollywood actor Vin Diesel presented her the award and the former Miss World could hardly contain her excitement. She immediately took to Twitter to thanks her fans.

PHOTO: AFP

Her friends from the industry took to Twitter to congratulate her:

PC is definitely giving all other Bollywood celebs a run for their money. We wonder if Deeps will be able to keep up now that she’s prepping for her Hollywood debut alongside Vin Diesel.

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