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Priyanka Chopra to receive UNICEF humanitarian award

June 14, 2019
 

Bollywood actor and former Miss World Priyanka Chopra is all set to receive the ‘Danny Kaye Humanitarian Award’ by the UNICEF’s American chapter.

Chopra took to Twitter to share the news with her fans.

The Snowflake Ball will be held on December 3 in New York City. It is an annual charity gala, celebrating UNICEF’s work around the world. The award is named after actor and philanthropist Danny Kaye, who was UNICEF’s first goodwill ambassador.

Priyanka Chopra has been working for Unicef since 2006. She was appointed as the global Unicef Goodwill Ambassador respectively for the years 2010 and 2016.

Related: People have started a petition to strip Priyanka Chopra of her UNICEF goodwill ambassadorship

In March, people started a petition to strip Priyanka Chopra of her UNICEF goodwill ambassadorship after she joined her fellow Bollywood stars in praising India’s military and their crossing of the sensitive Line of Control between Pakistani and India.

On the work front, the actress recently wrapped up the shooting of The Sky Is Pink. It also stars Farhan Akhtar and Zaira Wasim.

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