Bollywood diva and former Miss World Priyanka Chopra won the People’s Choice Award in the Favorite Actress category for her show ‘Quantico’. She competed against starlets like Emma Roberts, Lea Michele and Jamie Lee Curtis in the category.
The actor plays Alex Parish, an FBI agent of Indian descent in the show, and has won many accolades for her performance. She was presented the award by Vin Diesel, the Hollywood actor and is touted to be the first South Asian woman to win the category. Donning a sequined Vera Wang, the actor looked stunning as she received her award.
She announced her win on twitter as soon as she made it, thanking the support of her numerous fans and well-wishers. The film industry back home took to twitter to congratulate the actor on her win, claiming that she had made the country proud yet again in foreign waters.
The People’s Choice Awards in currently in its 42nd edition and celebrates all works of popular culture, where the awards are given away based on a general public votes. The event was held at the Microsoft Theater in Hollywood.