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Priyanka Chopra Receives Padma Shri Award

Bollywood actress and former Miss World Priyanka Chopra has received India’s Fourth Highest Civilian Award, the Padma Shri, in a ceremony held at the Rashtrapati Bhavan. She was handed over the Padma Shri by the President Pranab Mukherjee.

Priyanka looked the perfect desi girl, dressed in a lime green sari while receiving the honour. The former Miss World has been in Bollywood for almost a decade and has made India proud globally with her stint in the American TV series Quantico.


The actress, who is currently riding high on the success of Sanjay Leela Bhansali's magnum opus Bajirao Mastani, which bagged her several awards itself.  She is currently shooting for a Hollywood film Baywatch opposite Zac Efron and Dwayne Johnson.