Priyanka Chopra invited for special dinner at White House
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) Indian actress Priyanka Chopra, who is a popular name in Bollywood and has found visibility internationally with American TV show “Quantico”, has been invited to the annual White House Correspondents Dinner with US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama.
The actress is among some of Hollywood’s biggest names like Bradley Cooper, Lucy Liu, Jane Fonda and Gladys Knight to have been invited for the special dinner, which will take place at the White House, said a statement from Priyanka’s representatives.
However, Priyanka is still not sure if she will be able to attend the get-together or not given her tight shooting schedule for “Quantico” as well as for her Hollywood debut “Baywatch”, said a source close to her.
The non-profit White House Correspondents’ Association, whose members include the reporters, producers, camera operators and other journalists regularly covering the White House, traditionally hosts this annual dinner to raise money for journalism scholarships.
In “Quantico”, Priyanka plays FBI agent Alex Parrish. The American thriller TV series also features Josh Hopkins, Jake McLaughlin, Aunjanue Ellis and Yasmine Al Massri among others.
The“”Bajirao Mastani” actor will also be seen in “Baywatch” alongside Hollywood stars Dwayne Johnson and Zac Efron.