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Another first! Priyanka Chopra is 1st Bollywood star to present an Oscar award

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 14 February 2017, 5:33 IST

It seems as though Priyanka Chopra is adding feathers to her cap at breakneck speed. Now, the Bollywood actor-turned international star has been chosen to present an award at the Academy Awards this February.

Chopra's name featured on a list of Oscar award presenters released by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences which was released earlier today.

This is for the first time that a Bollywood actor has been presented with the honour.

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Photo: Jason Merritt/Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images/AFP

Chopra will be joined by the likes of Julianne Moore, Steve Carrel, Jared Leto and Kerry Washington, among a host of other award presenters.

Chopra was also one of the presenters at the recent People's Choice Award - where the desi lass also took home the Best Actress in a New TV series for her performance in ABC show Quantico.

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First published: 2 February 2016, 11:40 IST
 
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