Priyanka Chopra is among four Indians who have made it to BBC’s ‘100 Women’ list of influential figures of the year, PTI reported.
She is the only Indian actor on the list which includes names like singer Billie Eilish, actor and disability activist Selma Blair and Hollywood icon Rita Moreno. The other three Indians on the list are aeronautical engineer Sirisha Bandla, Booker-winning author Geetanjali Shree and social worker Sneha Jawale.
'After her movie debut in 2002, the former Miss World’s breakthrough in Hollywood came as she made history as the first South Asian actress to lead an American network drama series Quantico in 2015.
Her Hollywood acting credits include Isn't It Romantic and The Matrix Resurrections.
She has established her own production company, making films in India.
Chopra is also a Unicef Goodwill Ambassador, campaigning for children’s rights and education for girls,” BBC noted.