After music composer AR Rahman got trolled for singing Tamil songs at a concert in London, Priyanka Chopra spoke in his support in Mumbai on Friday. Answering the question about the walkout, she said, "It's rude." Priyanka Chopra held a press conference with the cast and crew of a the Marathi film, which she is producing, it's titled Kay Re Rascala. AR Rahman is currently in New York, he performed at IIFA Rocks on Friday night.
Akshay Kumar received his National Award for Best Actor from President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday. The ceremony was held in Rashtrapati Bhavan. Other awardees included Dangal star Zaira Wasim who won Best Supporting Actress, Mohanlal who received the Jury Award, and Sonam Kapoor who was given a Special Mention for her work in Neerja. Neerja, the story of slain Pan Am flight stewardess Neerja Bhanot, won the National Award for Best Hindi Film.
The Marathi language Kasav won Best Feature Film and Ventilator, produced by Priyanka Chopra, won three awards including Best Director for Rajesh Mapuskar. Former Indian Army officer and Union Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore was also presenting at the award ceremony. (Video courtesy: DD National)
Priyanka Chopra has produced Marathi film Ventilator and Punjabi film Sarvann through her Purple Pebble Pictures and now, her mother told NDTV she's given a date when she will okay the next script for production.