The day when Priyanka Chopra fed the underprivileged

  • Kavita Awaasthi, Hindustan Times, Mumbai
  • Updated: Jul 09, 2016 18:36 IST
Priyanka Chopra is particular about not wasting food. After her Delhi party ended, she ensured that the leftover food was packed and distributed among the underprivileged. (Yogen Shah)

When Priyanka Chopra was awarded the Padma Shri in April this year, she wanted to throw a party for popular personalities from the media industry. But her plans didn’t materialise due to time constraints — she had to travel to the US to finish working on her international project. However, she hosted the get-together in Delhi last week.

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The party also gave the actor a chance to indulge in some social service. Apparently, a large quantity of food was left over after the dinner. Usually, the caterers throw the food away, but Priyanka didn’t allow that to happen. She ensured her team distributed the food to the underprivileged. A source close to the actor says, “Priyanka is particular about not wasting food. After the party ended, she asked her team to pack the leftover food and distribute it among the underprivileged. Her staff members gave the food to slum dwellers in the locality.”

We tried contacting Priyanka, but she remained unavailable for a comment.

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