Another feather in Priyanka Chopra's cap: Actress to be honoured with humanitarian award in December

Unicef said that the actress is an incredible voice for children.

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Priyanka Chopra says her work for Unicef means everything to her.
MUMBAI: Unicef will honour Indian actress Priyanka Chopra with the Danny Kaye Humanitarian Award at the Unicef Snowflake Ball in December.

Priyanka, a global Unicef Goodwill Ambassador for Child Rights, took to Twitter and wrote: "So humbled. Thank you Unicef for honouring me with the Danny Kaye Humanitarian Award at the Unicef Snowflake Ball in December."

The event will be held on December 3 in New York.


The 36-year-old says her work for Unicef means everything to her.

"My work with Unicef on behalf of all the world's children means everything to me. Here's to peace, freedom and the right to education," she added.

Priyanka has worked with Unicef since 2006 and was appointed the national and global Unicef Goodwill Ambassador for Child Rights in 2010 and 2016, respectively. She promotes various causes such as environment, health and education, and women's rights and is particularly vocal about gender equality and feminism.
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On the acting front, the "Isn't It Romantic" actress has wrapped up shooting for Shonali Bose's "The Sky Is Pink" with Farhan Akhtar.

Films, Fashion, Social Cause: Priyanka Chopra's International Transition
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After winning hearts in Bollywood, Chopra went on to conquer international shores. Her first global stint came in 2012 when she launched her international single 'In My City' featuring will.i.am.


The song was an instant hit on home shores, and made it to the top of the charts. She also went on to release another song 'Exotic', this time with rapper Pitbull, in 2013.

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An international single was not enough for Chopra, who went on to sign with ABC Studios for 'Quantico', becoming the first South Asian to headline an American network drama series in September 2015.


The actress won the People's Choice Award for Favourite Actress in a New TV Series for her role - the first South Asian actress to do so.


There was much praise for her, and the following year, Chopra won her second People's Choice Award for Favourite Dramatic TV Actress.

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In 2016, PeeCee made her way to Hollywood, signing on to play Victoria Leeds in Seth Gordon's 'Baywatch' opposite Dwayne Johnson and Zac Efron. She also starred in 'A Kid Like Jake' alongside Jim Parsons, Claire Danes and Octavia Spencer which didn't create a buzz at the box office.


Currently, she's shooting for Todd Strauss-Schulson's romantic comedy 'Isn't It Romantic?' opposite Liam Hemsworth, Rebel Wilson and Adam DeVine, where she even shot a full dance sequence with the actors. Seems like Hollywood is warming up not just to the desi girl, but the song-and-dance routine too.

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Chopra made her Oscars debut in 2016 in a strapless white Zuhair Murad gown, and has been a regular on most international red-carpet events ever since.

Such was the impact of her debut that in its 2017 annual year in review lists, Google said that her gown was the seventh most-searched Oscar red carpet dress.

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Along with Hollywood, came the Western talks shows. From being a regular and eating hot wings on the 'The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon' to making appearances on 'The Ellen Show' and 'Jimmy Kimmel Live', the former Miss World could be spotted everywhere.

But it wasn't just the films and TV shows that kept her going. In 2016, Chopra made it to TIME’s 100 Most Influential People list. On professional networking platform LinkedIn, she has around 497,685 followers.

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Chopra was one of the first Indian actors to be invited to the exclusive Met Gala in 2017. Her debut in a Ralph Lauren trench coat-inspired gown won both headlines and memes. And she followed it up this year as well, and yes, it was a Ralph Lauren (though this look was nothing like the last).

It was also at the Met Gala in 2017, that Chopra was first spotted with now-boyfriend, Nick Jonas.

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Even with her busy career in films, Chopra has found time for socially-relevant issues. She was appointed UNICEF’s National Goodwill Ambassador for Child Rights in 2010, and made the International Goodwill Ambassador for Child Rights in 2016.

The actress recently visited the Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh, after having travelled to Jordan to meet Syrian children affected by conflict. Sharing details from her visit, the 'Quantico' actress urged people to "be compassionate for the sake of the humanity".

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