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IIFA 2014: Priyanka Chopra on why the weekend should be named after her

IIFA 2014: Priyanka Chopra on why the weekend should be named after her

Priyanka feels that the weekend should be called PIFA because of her involvement

Highlights

  • Priyanka Chopra received a rather warm Tampa Bay welcome on Thursday afternoon at a press conference to launch the IIFA weekend. Priyanka, who's quite the poster girl for bridging the divide between east and west, has even coined a new nickname for IIFA. (Also read: Young stars at IIFA)
  • "I think that it should be called PIFA because of the fact that I am doing so many things this IIFA weekend. Between myself and Anil (Kapoor) we've got it covered," Priyanka says.
  • Priyanka will also be standing in for Vidya Balan - who cancelled her IIFA appearance in order to vote in Mumbai - and will hold a discussion with Hollywood heavyweight Kevin Spacey on the Bollywood and Hollywood perspective. Priyanka however claims she has no jitters and we're guessing with her new found fit physique, courtesy the biopic of Mary Kom, Priyanka doesn't scare easily. (Also read: What US can expect at IIFA 2014)
  • Mary Kom may be highly anticipated but for the moment Priyanka has some more immediate success to share. Her latest single, inspired by Bonnie Rait, I Can't Make You Love Me, has zoomed to the top of the charts. As for how Priyanka deals with it when she can't make someone love her, the actor is rather candid.
  • "I tend to sleep a lot and eat and sulk and shut myself away in the dark," she says.
  • Well, she certainly sounds like she doesn't have time for any of these indulgences at the moment, at least with a jam-packed IIFA weekend ahead.
Tampa Bay, Florida: Priyanka Chopra received a rather warm Tampa Bay welcome on Thursday afternoon at a press conference to launch the IIFA weekend. Priyanka, who's quite the poster girl for bridging the divide between east and west, has even coined a new nickname for IIFA. (Also read: Young stars at IIFA)

"I think that it should be called PIFA because of the fact that I am doing so many things this IIFA weekend. Between myself and Anil (Kapoor) we've got it covered," Priyanka says.

Priyanka will also be standing in for Vidya Balan - who cancelled her IIFA appearance in order to vote in Mumbai - and will hold a discussion with Hollywood heavyweight Kevin Spacey on the Bollywood and Hollywood perspective. Priyanka however claims she has no jitters and we're guessing with her new found fit physique, courtesy the biopic of Mary Kom, Priyanka doesn't scare easily. (Also read: What US can expect at IIFA 2014)

Mary Kom may be highly anticipated but for the moment Priyanka has some more immediate success to share. Her latest single, inspired by Bonnie Rait, I Can't Make You Love Me, has zoomed to the top of the charts. As for how Priyanka deals with it when she can't make someone love her, the actor is rather candid.

"I tend to sleep a lot and eat and sulk and shut myself away in the dark," she says.

Well, she certainly sounds like she doesn't have time for any of these indulgences at the moment, at least with a jam-packed IIFA weekend ahead.

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