Priyanka Chopra donates Rs 50 lakh for cancer ward

Mumbai, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 22 October 2013, 08:57 PM

Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra has donated Rs 50 lakh to help build a cancer ward in a suburban hospital in the memory of her father.

The 31-year-old actress lost her father Dr Ashok Chopra in June this year due to cancer. She has donated the amount to help cancer patients of the health care global enterprises cancer centre at the Nanavati hospital.

"This is a very emotional cause as few months back my father passed away because of this. I miss him," a teary eyed Priyanka said.

"Something like this shouldn't happen to anyone. I am proud to be associated with it," she said.

When asked about her campaign of appealing the people to vote, Priyanka said if she becomes the Prime Minister, she will make the country get rid of corruption.

First Published: Tuesday, October 22, 2013 08:55 PM
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