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Feel really grateful to be part of Academy Awards: Priyanka Chopra

Posted on: July 15, 2017

Actress Priyanka Chopra during a press conference regarding her second Marathi production "Kay Re Rascala" in Mumbai, on July 14, 2017. (Photo: IANS)

Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra, who is also known for her work in American television and Hollywood films, says she feels it a privilege to be a part of the Academy Award committee and hopes it will Indian cinema to reach to the global platform.

"I feel really grateful to be a part of the Academy Award committee. I think it is great that the Academy people are including various people from across the world and taking an opinion on world cinema. Academy opens at a nomination level for the foreign language films category and I would be happy to give my opinion on our films that I am quite clear about," Priyanka, who was on a visit here, told media.

"There are so many films that come from the world cinema... Indian actors who win awards in films that are not made by Indians. I wish to change that..." she added.

--- Indo-Asian News Service

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