A day after receiving the Danny Kaye Humanitarian Award at the UNICEF Snowflake Ball, Priyanka Chopra Jonas was awarded at Festival International Du Film De Marrakech in Morocco. The actress and producer took to social media to express her gratitude after receiving the award.
Sharing pictures from the event, Priyanka Chopra wrote, “To think that my career started nearly 20 years ago is surreal. I am honored and proud to be recognized tonight at the Marrakesh Film Festival. Thank you, truly, to everyone who came out to Jemaa el Fna square. #Gratitude. Thank you @melitatoscan @festivaldufilmdemarrakech (sic).”
The event was held at the popular Jemaa el Fna square in Morocco where Priyanka sparkled in a saree.
Hollywood actor Robert Redford was also honoured at the event. Moroccan actress Mouna Fettou and Let Joy Reign Supreme’s filmmaker Bertrand Tavernier were among other people who were honoured at the festival. Hollywood actress Tilda Swinton and The Mentalist’s Simon Baker marked their presence at the festival.
Before dazzling in a saree at the award ceremony, Priyanka Chopra attended a discussion in a white suit. Sharing a picture from the discussion on her Instagram story, Priyanka wrote, “A wave of change only comes when someone decides to do something different. I like being in unfamiliar territory. I like winning when people don’t expect me to (sic).”
Priyanka Chopra was last seen in Shonali Bose’s The Sky Is Pink and is currenlty working on the Netflix project The White Tiger with Rajkummar Rao. The actress recently celebrated her first wedding anniversary with husband Nick Jonas. They tied the knot in an extravagant ceremony in Jodhpur, Rajasthan.