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I feel like it’s a huge honour: Priyanka Chopra on her People’s Choice Award

Says Priyanka Chopra, who bagged her second People’s Choice award for Favourite Dramatic TV Actress for her TV show Quantico.

bollywood Updated: Feb 11, 2017 19:11 IST
Sneha Mahadevan
Sneha Mahadevan
Hindustan Times
Priyanka Chopra

Actor Priyanka Chopra won big at the People’s Choice Awards in Los Angeles, California. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok(REUTERS)

Priyanka Chopra beat the likes of popular actors such as Ellen Pompeo, Kerry Washington, Viola Davis and Taraji P Henson, and won in the Favourite Dramatic TV Actress category at the People’s Choice Awards 2017. She was nominated for her role in the television series, Quantico. Being a second-time honour for her, Priyanka says that she is “excited and overwhelmed” with the win.

“Last time when I won the award, it was for a new TV show as a new actor. This time, it’s even more special because I won an award in the main category. All the four women nominated along with me are amazing. They are the reason I wanted to be a part of TV in America. I was extremely excited to just be nominated with them. The fact that I won, just blew my mind. It makes me feel like it’s a huge honour,” says Priyanka, adding, “In just one year, I have got so much love and respect from America and from my fans all over the world, it feels surreal. All that I have learnt is from the Hindi film industry, and the people here are just seeing that through me.”

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Her mother Madhu Chopra, who accompanied her to the awards night, was teary-eyed after the announcement. “My mother was so excited with my win. She came here a couple of days back when I got injured on the set.” Talking about her injury, Priyanka says she is better now. “It was scary. I’ve never had a concussion before. I slipped on a wet road and hit my head against a car. I was rushed to the hospital and was on bed rest for three days, but I’m better now. I have been allowed to travel but I have to avoid any physical stress.”