Vir Das’ tweet on Priyanka Chopra wins hearts on social media

Notwithstanding what the critics might say, Priyanka Chopra is one of the few who has helped put India on the global map. And while she has received much praise, it is comedian Vir Das, who is the latest to talk about Chopra's contribution.

By: Trends Desk | New Delhi | Updated: May 17, 2018 2:56:57 pm
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Priyanka Chopra’s steady march towards global domination is applause-worthy. She starred in Quantico, did two Hollywood films— Baywatch and A Kid Like Jake — and made some unforgettable red carpet appearances. Notwithstanding what the critics might say, Chopra is one of the few who has helped put India on the global map. And while she has received much praise, it is comedian Vir Das who is the latest to talk about Chopra’s contribution.

The comedian has been signed on by ABC for a new hour-long weekly dramedy series Whiskey Cavalier, produced by Warner Brothers where he will play one of the main FBI agents, named Jai Datta. Perhaps referring to this opportunity, Das thanked Chopra for opening doors.

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“I’d just like to say Priyanka Chopra is a Maverick and a star who has opened the doors for small fish like me to do comparatively microscopic things. So if you feel the need to write an article about both of us, write one that gives her credit and appreciation, because I do,” he wrote.

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Read his tweet here.

Das’ tweet has won over people on social media. While one wrote, “Tell em bro! @priyankachopra really paved the way to brown talent in west. Also proud of you. We love love brown ppl who support each other. All the best Vir,” another wrote, “I really like when people are honest and give dues to the person who deserves. Priyanka deserves only love and people like you who appreciate her hardwork.”

Read some of the tweets here.

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