Mumbai: Bollywood actors including Ranveer Singh, Sonakshi Sinha and Athiya Shetty have hailed Priyanka Chopra’s win at the People Choice Awards, calling her a deserving winner.
Priyanka, 33, has won the best actress in a new TV series award for her American show “Quantico”, becoming the first Indian to win at the People Choice Awards.
Her “Bajirao Mastani” co-star Ranveer said, “Congratulations to Priyanka. I am very proud of her. She has made the country proud. She works very hard… And she has made the country incredibly proud.”
Sonakshi said the “Mary Kom” star is representing India on an international platform in a big way.
“I am very happy for her. Nobody deserves better than her. She is representing India in a big way. I knew this was coming.”
“She is meant to break records. It’s a proud moment for our country,” said actor Darshan Kumar, who starred opposite Priyanka in “Mary Kom”.
“Hero” actress Athiya Shetty said, I think she is such an inspiration. She is doing our country so proud. For her sky is the limit.”
Actress Sonam Kapoor, Irrfan Khan also congratulated the actress for her win.