One of India’s highest-paid and most popular celebrities, global icon Priyanka Chopra has received numerous awards, including a National Film Award and five Filmfare Awards. The Government of India honoured her with the Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian award and Time magazine named her one of the 100 most influential people in the world. Forbes listed her among the World’s 100 Most Powerful Women in 2017.
The actress was in high spirits at the Global Education & Skills Forum (GESF) 2018 in Dubai where she fielded a question on gender equality.
On asking eve teasing and slap a man she said, “Physiologically men and women are different. When we talk about equality and opportunity, we talk about cerebral opportunity. We are saying you give the ability to get the job, to be the CEO and nobody should question a woman’s choice or her drive to be someone. So if she is 50, a CEO and a mother of three. Do not question her.”
PeeCee has several projects at the various stages of production. She has completed A Kid Like Jake and romantic comedy Isn’t It Romantic? She is also producing over a dozen regional films in various languages under her production company. She has also signed Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury to direct a Hindi film starring her for her company. She will produce and star as the astronaut Kalpana Chawla in Viacom 18 Motion Pictures’s untitled biopic.