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Priyanka Chopra misses father after winning for Quantico, reacts to Bajirao Mastani

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 14 February 2017, 5:12 IST

She has carved out a successful career for herself. She won the People's Choice Award 2016 for the Best Actress in a New TV Series and became the first South-Asian actress to do so.

However, Priyanka feels fortunate to have seen this kind of success. In an interview with Mumbai Mirror, the Quantico star summed up her reaction in these two statements:

On winning the award

I felt like Miss World all over again. I know my daddy is looking down at me and smiling. I landed in LA in the morning after a 14-hour flight. My team had 200 dresses laid out for me. I decided to go as a disco ball.

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Being a Hindi film actor for 13 years has trained me well, giving me the confidence to accept victory and loss with a smile. Award mila toh theek hai, nahi mila toh koi baat nahi... That's the attitude I went with. [sic]

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On winning accolades for Bajirao Mastani

I finally watched it two days ago. I am so glad Sanjay sir narrated the story the way he did. He portrayed Kashi (her character in the film) as a self-respecting woman whom history had chosen to forget. People in the US who have never seen a Hindi film have watched Bajirao Mastani.

Some have also seen Barfi! It's like introducing Hindi cinema to the West. It feels like a wonderful, cultural exchange program and I'm proud to be a big part of it. [sic]

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First published: 8 January 2016, 8:08 IST