Quantico star Priyanka Chopra wins big at PCA 2016

Friday, January 08, 2016
Bollywood star Priyanka Chopra bags People's Choice Award for Quantico
[PHOTO: Priyanka Chopra/Twitter
Los Angeles: Winners for People's Choice Awards 2016 were announced on Wednesday during a live CBS broadcast.

Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra bagged ‘Favourite Actress in a New TV series’ award for her international television debut – Quantico, in which she plays the lead role of an FBI agent named Alex Parish.

Popular stars like Emma Roberts, Jamie Lee, Lea Michele and Marcia Gay Harden were also nominated for this category.

With this, Chopra has become the first South Asian to register a win at PCA.

Overwhelmed by her win, the former Miss World took to Twitter to thank her supporters.
In other TV-based categories, The Big Bang Theory took home ‘Favorite Network TV Comedy’ for the 4th consecutive year, while its star, Jim Parsons, nabbed ‘Favorite Comedic TV Actor.’ Grey’s Anatomy scored ‘Favorite Network TV Drama’ and Ellen Pompeo was chosen as ‘Favorite Dramatic TV Actress.’ 

Furious 7 took top honors for ‘Favorite Movie,’ accepted by star Vin Diesel, while Sandra Bullock, Johnny Depp, Chris Hemsworth, Dakota Johnson and Melissa McCarthy were among the big acting winners in film. 

In music, Shawn Mendes was on hand to accept the award for ‘Favorite Breakout Artist’ and perform with Camila Cabello of Fifth Harmony, and Jason Derulo took the stage to perform a medley of his hits. 

And, for the first time, digital category winners were announced including Britney Spears for ‘Favorite Social Media Celebrity’ and Matt Bellassai for ‘Favorite Social Media Star.’
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