Priyanka Chopra on winning Padma Shri: I missed my dad

Priyanka Chopra adds another feather on her cap. The actor, known for her films like 'Barfi!' (2012), 'Mary Kom' (2014) and 'Bajirao Mastani' (2015), and now making it big in the West by playing a significant role in 'Quantico' and upcoming film 'Baywatch', has been honoured with a Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian award.

Priyanka Chopra
Priyanka Chopra recieves the Padma Shri award from President Pranab Mukherjee

After having received the honour, the actor says, “I can't explain what I'm feeling right now. It's very surreal. It's such a huge honour and I'm so happy to be a part of the ceremony today. Being at the Rashtrapati Bhavan, in the presence of the honourable President, Prime Minister and all the dignitaries, sitting amongst the other accomplished awardees and mostly having my family present made today complete. I missed my dad... I know he would have been very proud.”

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