Bollywood actress Parineeti Chopra will be the Grand Marshall at the prestigious New York India Day Parade 2015 , which will be held on August 16 in New York where all Indian NRIs and PIOs will throng in huge numbers.
“I believe India’s story should be celebrated everywhere, and the journey of NRI citizenry is nothing short of incredible. The most successful community of expatriates anywhere, I treasure this opportunity to celebrate our independence in such a festive manner in New York,” she said, herself being an NRI at a point of time.
She will share the dais with super achievers of Indian community in the US and prior to it, she visit the Nasdaq ringing the opening trade bell there.
The “Kill Dil” star and cousin of Priyanka Chopra, Parineeti has received several awards and nominations, including a Filmfare and National Film Award. Chopra initially aspired to pursue a career in investment banking, but after obtaining a triple honours degree in business, finance and economics from Manchester Business School she returned to India during the 2009 economic recession and joined Yash Raj Films as a public relations consultant.
Later, she went on to si9gn a three-film deal with Yash Raj Films and now recognised as an established actress.