Priyanka Chopra Wins People’s Choice Award For ‘Quantico’ Role
Priyanka Chopra, who stars on ABC’s Quantico, won the Favorite Actress in a New TV Series award at the 2016 People’s Choice Awards.
Priyanka Chopra People’s Choice
Chopra was up against Scream Queens stars Emma Roberts, Lea Michele and Jamie Lee Curtis, as well as Marcia Gay Harden for Code Black.
“I’d like to thank everyone who voted for Quantico. It’s my first year in America, and to come to another country and actually get this kind of acceptance is, I guess, what America is all about,” Chopra said after receiving the award. “So, thank you for accepting me, thank you to my mom, my manager, the cast and crew, the writer, ABC … everyone. I’m really overwhelmed.”
On Twitter, Chopra thanked her fans, writing, “I am so fortunate! Thank U to everyone who voted for me at the #PCAs! My #PCManiacs-I am nothing without you! Big love.”
— PRIYANKA (@priyankachopra) January 7, 2016
Last month, Chopra, who plays an FBI agent on Quantico, spoke to uInterview about how much it meant to her that a show led by her – an actress previously only known is Bollywood – had taken off so quickly in America.
“I’m enjoying it supremely, I’m so happy I’ve got such an exceptionally warm welcome from America,” Chopra told uInterview. “It’s been great, not just people who watch the show but the press, the media, everyone. It’s amazing to feel so welcomed.”
Quantico will return to ABC March 6.