Priyanka Chopra was honored to speak at the Global Goals Awards on the importance of empowering girls and during the event, the actress met with Nobel Peace Laureate Malala Yousafzai. Their little encounter has turned into an internet viral sensation.
— UNICEF (@UNICEF) September 20, 2017
Malala Yousafzai tweeted a sweet “fan girl” moment with actor and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Priyanka Chopra. Yousafzai tweeted a photo with the actor writing, “Can’t believe I met Priyanka Chopra”
— Malala Yousafzai (@Malala) September 20, 2017
Priyanka also tweeted back, she wrote, “Oh @Malala no words will be enough…I can’t believe I…met…U!! You’re just a young girl with so much heart…and such achievements.so proud”
— PRIYANKA (@priyankachopra) September 20, 2017
The beautiful actress addressed the global leaders and urged everyone to educate and create opportunities for young girls and children. Priyanka, also posted a picture on Instagram with Malala and expressed her awe for the brave girl.
She wrote, “I could write a novel about how smart, incredible, inspiring, encouraging and funny this young woman is…but I will keep it brief. Malala, you are an undeniable force to be reckoned with. The world knows that. You are a role model to all the girls and boys that want to make this world a better place for the future. Spending a few hours with you and your incredible father Mr. Yousafzai (who reminds me so much of my father), I realized you’re also just a young girl with young dreams. Your jokes, Your love for Hindi Films, your infectious laughter will always remind me of what a huge responsibility you have taken on at such a tender age…I’m so proud to know you my friend. You inspire women like me all over the world. Can’t wait to speak to u in our secret Hindi/Urdu again”
On the work front, Priyanka will soon commence shooting for Quantico’s Season 3, along with two massive Hollywood projects, A Kid Like Jake and Isn’t It Romantic?.