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Priyanka Chopra upset over Barfi! National Award snub

IANS   | March 19, 2013 16:26 IST (Mumbai)
Babli Badmaash

The actress is happy that her cousin sister Parineeti Chopra got a special mention at the National Awards.

Actress Priyanka Chopra, whose performance in Barfi! was appreciated by the audience, is upset that the film did not get a single National award.

Actress Priyanka Chopra, whose performance in Barfi! was appreciated by the audience, is upset that the film did not get a single National award.

The winners of the 60th National Film Awards were announced on Monday.

"I am feeling bad that Barfi! did not win National Award. But then it is up to the jury why they did not give the award," Priyanka told reporters here at the launch of her first item song Babli Badmaash.

Barfi! was a love story between a speech and hearing impaired boy, played by Ranbir Kapoor, and an autistic girl, played by Priyanka.

Though the movie did not win a National Award, Priyanka is happy for her cousin Parineeti won a special mention for her performance in Ishaqzaade.

"I am happy for her. Now in the Chopra family, there are two National Awards. The whole day, I had to explain what special mention means," said Priyanka.

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