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Priyanka Chopra's new desi avatar

IANS  New Delhi, April 17, 2013
First Published: 12:14 IST(17/4/2013) | Last Updated: 12:51 IST(17/4/2013)

Bollywood's desi girl Priyanka Chopra has donned the look of a spiritual diva in a new advertisement for an aerated drink brand.

The 30-year-old has flaunted over-the-top make-up and she even has a big tikka (vermilion mark) on her forehead. In a yellow Manish Malhotra sari, Priyanka has worn bangles and heavy jewellery for the Indian Premier League (IPL) special advertisement for Pepsi.

Priyanka is happy with her looks in the ad. "I have played a lot of different characters in my films but I haven't played a spiritual diva yet! http://www.hindustantimes.com/Images/popup/2013/4/Priyanka-Chopra-Pepsi430.jpgWe had a lot of fun putting together this look. It's extravagant but goes perfectly with the idea," she said in a statement.

Excited about the ad film, she added: "It's cheeky, it's naughty and it captures the crazy kind of fan support for various teams."

The last Pepsi IPL ad saw Priyanka's Barfi! co-star Ranbir Kapoor in the character of a middle-class working man.  

The ad featuring Piggy Chops, as she is lovingly called, will go on air April 18.

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