PTI: Bollywood star Priyanka Chopra has bagged the favorite actor in new TV series honor at the 2016 People’s Choice Awards for her performance of an FBI recruit on American show ‘Quantico.’
Priyanka becomes the first Indian actor to register a win at the People’s Choice Awards. She beat popular Hollywood and TV actors like Emma Roberts, Jamie Lee Curtis, Lea Michele and Marcia Gay Harden to bag the award. The 33-year-old actor took to Twitter to thank her fans, who voted for her.
“I am so fortunate! Thank you to everyone who voted for me at the #PCAs! My #PCManiacs-I am nothing without you! Big love,” she tweeted alongside a photo of her posing with the black trophy.Priyanka looked stunning in a glittering gold and silver dress by American fashion designer Vera Wang.
‘Quantico’ marks the actor’s first Hollywood project. She has received a lot of praise for her portrayal of Alex Parrish, suspected of committing a terrorist attack, in the thriller series. The National Award winning actress, best known for her roles in films like ‘Andaaz’, ‘Aitraaz’, ‘Krrish’, ‘Fashion’ and ‘Mary Kom’, was last seen on the silver screen as Kashibai in filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s 2015 film ‘Bajirao Mastani.’ She will be seen next in forthcoming Bollywood film ‘Jai Gangaajal’, which is slated to release on March 4.