Priyanka Chopra to be felicitated at US magazine's annual event

WION Web Team Delhi, India Sep 27, 2017, 08.06 AM(IST)

The 35-year-old actress will be honoured at the Variety?s Power of Women. Photograph:( DNA )

Priyanka Chopra will be a part of Variety's annual Power of Women luncheon for her humanitarian efforts along with being an inspiring celebrity. The event scheduled to take place on October 13 will be held at the Beverly Wilshire Four Seasons. 

The Indian star will be felicitated for her movie/television career as well as her social work with UNICEF. 

As per the award's website, the event is held to felicitate the most socially conscious women celebs who “have made a significant impact to their chosen charities and causes”.

Along with Priyanka, the event will also honour "Wonder Woman" director Patty Jenkins, American singer Kelly Clarkson, three-time Academy Award nominee Michelle Pfeiffer, and Academy Award winner Octavia Spencer.

On Twitter, Priyanka expressed her excitement at being chosen for the award.

In an official statement, Michelle Sobrino-Stearns, group publisher and chief revenue officer of Variety, said, “We are once again honoured to partner with Lifetime to present our Power of Women event. At the heart of this event is a desire to promote the importance of philanthropy within the entertainment community. This year’s honorees are passionate and inspiring women working to help shine a light on causes important to them. We hope it inspires others to do the same.”

Priyanka Chopra is currently working on two Hollywood movies -- "A Kid Like Jake" with Octavia Spencer and Jim Parsons and a rom-com with Rebel Wilson, Adam DeVine and Liam Hemsworth.