Priyanka Chopra on skipping IIFA 2017: I wanted to spend birthday with family

Priyanka Chopra, Shah Rukh Khan and others who will also give it a miss this yearHaving taken Indian cinema to a global platform, there was a natural buzz around actor Priyanka Chopra’s attendance at International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards, which are deemed more global than any other film award as they travel to different countries every year. I never do normal. I wanted to spend time with my family because we don’t get to be with each other much while juggling between Mumbai, Pune and the US. 2017-07-16T01:33:08+00:00″>
Updated: July 16, 2017 1:33 am

Priyanka Chopra says the reason for her no IIFA show is her birthday, which is on July 18. I think I deserve a five-six day break,” Priyanka said. Looking unsettled about the question, Priyanka first shot back at the reporter, “Does every actor attend every award every year? For me, this year doing this was more important and IIFA is happening around that time. “I always do the opposite. But a few days ago it was reported that because Priyanka now considers herself a “Hollywood star” she thought it is best to stay away from the award ceremony, currently taking place in New York. Related News
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© IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd Her reaction came after a reporter had already quizzed her on not being in New York with the Hindi film industry, including superstar Salman Khan, Katrina Kaif, Varun Dhawan, Shahid Kapoor and Alia Bhatt who have headlined the IIFA this year. Do you also ask them this question?” A few seconds later, she laughed and added the reason for her no IIFA show is her birthday, which is on July 18.