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Priyanka Chopra wins Favourite Actress award for Quantico at People’s Choice Awards

Priyanka Chopra won the Favourite Actress in a New TV series award at the People's Choice Awards 2016 for her role in 'Quantico'.

By: IANS | Los Angeles | Updated: January 7, 2016 7:44 pm
Priyanka Chopra, People's Choice Awards, Priyanka Chopra People Choice Awards, Peoples Choice Award, Priynaka Chopra Quantico Priynaka Chopra, who plays the role of an FBI agent in Quantico, was competing against actresses like Emma Roberts, Jamie Lee Curtis, Lea Michele and Marcia Gay Harden in the category. (Source: Reuters)

Bollywood actress and former Miss World Priyanka Chopra has won the Favourite Actress in a New TV series award at the People’s Choice Awards 2016 for her leading role in American TV thriller series ‘Quantico’.

The 33-year-old plays the role of an FBI agent named Alex Parish in the show.

Priyanka becomes the first Indian actor to register a win at the People Choice Awards. She beat popular Hollywood and TV actresses like Emma Roberts, Jamie Lee Curtis, Lea Michele and Marcia Gay Harden to bag the award.

Tweeting the picture of hers with the award, Priyanka Chopra thanked fans who voted for her.

Priyanka donned a glittering gold and silver dress designed by American fashion designer Vera Wang at the awards. Her makeup was done by Stephanie Barnes. (See Pics of dazzler Priyanka Chopra at People’s Choice red carpet)

Priyanka Chopra, People's Choice Awards, Priyanka Chopra People Choice Awards, Peoples Choice Award, Priynaka Chopra Quantico Priynaka Chopra at People’s Choice Awards red carpet. (Source: AP)

‘Quantico’ marks the actress’ first Hollywood project. She has received a lot of praise for her portrayal of Alex Parrish, suspected of committing a terrorist attack, in the thriller series.