New Delhi: After making waves with her American sitcom ‘ Quantico’ and presenting an award at the 2016 SAG awards; Priyanka Chopra is all set to take over the Academy. The 33-year-old actress will be presenting an award at the 2016 Oscars along with celebs such as Quincy Jones, Reese Witherspoon, Steve Carell, J.K. Simmons and Jared Leto.
An update on the official Academy Awards website said, “Oscars producers David Hill and Reginald Hudlin announced today the second slate of presenters for the 88th Oscars telecast. The Oscars, hosted by Chris Rock, will air live Oscar Sunday, February 28, on ABC.” Later, a picture including Priyanka’s name along with other presenters was posted on Academy’s Twitter handle.
Expressing her excitement, the ‘Bajirao Mastani’ star took to her Twitter handle and wrote, “Looking forward @TheAcademy !! This will be an insaaaane night!” after which she was flooded with good luck tweets.