Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra has made India proud once again. Her name has been featured in Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People in the World list alongside Oscar-winner Leonardo DiCaprio, Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg, and singer Nicki Minaj, among others.
Priyanka, who came into the limelight in the West by playing the lead role in popular American TV series Quantico, has also graced in one of the six cover pages of the magazine.
Leonardo, with his impeccable acting and his stand for the awareness on climate change has contributed a lot to the society. Mark Zuckerberg is a world renowned entrepreneur and a philanthropist.
Apart from Priyanka, other Indians included in the list are the Tennis ace Sania Mirza, Google’s Indian-American CEO Sundar Pichai, and Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan.
Speaking about Priyanka, her Baywatch co-star Dwayne Johnson said: “Before ever meeting Priyanka Chopra, I had heard her name coming out of Bollywood and was impressed: she was beautiful, talented, had made nearly 50 movies, earned multiple awards — a massive star. She has drive, ambition, self-respect, and she knows there’s no substitute for hard work.”
Some of the other big names from the entertainment industry whose names have been featured in the list include British singer Adele, comedian Aziz Ansari, actor Idris Elba, filmmaker Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, reality TV star Caitlyn Jenner, actor Dwayne Johnson and actress Charlize Theron.