Hollywood's new favourite Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra will soon to be honoured with the Dadasaheb Phalke Academy Award for her acclaimed performance in the arena of International film.
The 'Quantico' star will receive the award under newly introduced 'Internationally Acclaimed Actress' category at a ceremony.
"Priyanka's hard and sincere efforts have helped her place herself on an international platform with grace. "She is representing India at a global level and that has made every Indian proud of her work. This compelled us to introduce this fresh category in the awards," Dadasaheb Phalke Academy and Award Committee chairman Ganesh Jain was quoted while interacting with media.
Celebrities like Anil Kapoor, Kapil Sharma, Juhi Chawla and Nitesh Tiwari, among others, are expected to attend the event.
The board of trustees for Dadasaheb Phalke Academy Awards include Johny Lever, Pahlaj Nihalani, Mithun Chakraborty and TP Agrawal.
The award ceremony will take place on June 1 in Mumbai.
The 'Baywatch' actress has recently created a buzz after she posed at the south beach of Miami and drooled people over her 'Bikini' avatar.
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On the workfront, the 'Barfi' actress will next be seen in Sanjay Leela Bhansali's upcoming venture 'Gustakhiyan'.
Also starring Shah Rukh Khan in the lead the movie is expected to hit the screens in 2018.