After enthralling the audiences with a gritty performance as the champion boxer Mary Kom in the Bollywood film Mary Kom, actress Priyanka Chopra received the Best Actress Drama award for the role at Stardust Awards 2014 ceremony. The ceremony took place on 14th December, 2014. The actress received great reviews for her performance as the Olympic bronze winning boxer. The Best actress trophy further added a feather to her cap.
At the awards ceremony, the actress was dressed perfectly. She said that Mary Kom is an important film in her career. She had worked hard for the role and this award will further make the role memorable. She even thanked the Stardust awards for selecting her for the prestigious award.
Commenting on the win, Ajit Andhare – COO, Viacom18 Motion Pictures said that he was excited to see a film made on a lady sports personality gain so much popularity. This is indeed a great achievement after Bhaag Milkha Bhaag which was based on the life of Milkha Singh. Winning in the Searchlight Category for Best Film, the Best Director and the Best Actress for Queen also made the company strengthen their belief in small budget but impactful films.
The film Mary Kom for which Priyanka Chopra received the Best Actress award is based on the life, struggles and perseverance of the Olympic medal winning boxer. Released on 5th September 2014, the film is produced by Viacom 18 Motion Pictures and Sanjay Leela Bhansali and directed by Omung Kumar.
We congratulate Priyanka Chopra on her win and hope that she continues to deliver such stellar and mind blowing acting in the future too.