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Priyanka Chopra wins People's Choice Awards for Quantico

IANS 07 Jan 2016, 12:43:37 IST

Los Angeles: 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, who plays the role of an FBI agent named Alex Parish in the show, was competing against actresses like Emma Roberts, Jamie Lee Curtis, Lea Michele and Marcia Gay Harden in the category.

Priyanka Chopra was presented the award by Hollywood actor Vin Diesel and this is for the first time that an Indian star has won an award in this category.

The diva is in the seventh heaven with this achievement and took it to micro-blogging site Twitter to share her happiness.

Tweeting the picture of hers with the award, Priyanka thanked fans for having voted for her. She tweeted, "I am so fortunate!Thank U to everyone who voted for me at the #PCAs! My #PCManiacs-I am nothing without you!Big love".

Priyanka donned a glittering gold and silver dress designed by American fashion designer Vera Wang at the awards gala. Her makeup was done by Stephanie Barnes.