Priyanka Chopra gives impressive Speech at pre-Oscar bash

Priyanka Chopra gave an impressive speech at the pre-Oscars bash held in Beverly Hills. She was joined by Mindy Kaling and Riz Ahmed.

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"I am emotional, it makes me very proud."

Priyanka Chopra was one of the hosts at the pre-Oscar party held in Beverly Hills on March 23, 2022.

She not just made a style statement in a black saree but also gave an impressive speech.

The actress spoke about her journey, meeting Nick Jonas and the presence of South Asian figures in Hollywood at the party, organised to celebrate South Asian excellence in films.

The insightful show featured open discussions regarding South Asian representation.

It looked at the tremendous strides artists are making within the field and reimagined the inclusivity of The Academy Awards.

Motivational speaker Jay Shetty shared a video of Priyanka’s speech on Instagram.

Addressing the gathering, Priyanka Chopra said: “Each and every one of you are here today because you are excellent in what you do.

“I came ten years ago and started looking for work in America.”

She spoke about how she was one of the very few brown people at a party.

Priyanka Chopra added: “We went out there and met everyone else.

“But today, I am not someone else. Today, I stand amongst peers, amongst colleagues, amongst South Asian excellence.

“I have goosebumps, I am emotional, it makes me very proud.”

Hinting at how she and husband Nick Jonas are keeping busy after the arrival of their daughter, Priyanka Chopra said:

“Haven’t been stepping out anywhere but had to come here tonight just to say this that I’m highly proud to be rubbing shoulders with all of you, to be encouraging you.”

Jay Shetty’s followers were also impressed by Priyanka Chopra’s speech.

One fan said: “Her speech is so inspiring as always.”

Another wrote: “Amazing Priyanka, amazing speech.”

A third commented: “So proud of you Priyanka.”

Among other hosts were Anjula Acharia, Bela Bajaria, Maneesh K. Goya and Shruti Ganguly.

According to reports, the event was sponsored by UTA, the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences, Johnnie Walker, South Asian Arts Resiliency Fund of the India Center and the Juggernaut.

Priyanka Chopra made her presence felt on the global platform with her TV show Quantico, in which she played the lead.

She went on to mark her Hollywood debut with the 2017 film Baywatch.

She played the antagonist in the film.

Priyanka Chopra will now be seen in Hollywood films like Ending Things, Text For You and the web series Citadel.

She also has Farhan Akhtar’s Bollywood film Jee Le Zaraa in the pipeline in which she will share the screen with Katrina Kaif and Alia Bhatt.

Ravinder is a Journalism BA graduate. She has a strong passion for all things fashion, beauty, and lifestyle. She also likes to watch films, read books and travel.