There is no denying the fact that Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra is touching new heights and leaving not only B-town spellbound but internationally too making her mark. The latest update in Piggy Chops’ life is that the actress made it big recently by covering one of most reputed TIME magazine. Only the most powerful personalities have been able to make it on the cover of the magazine and now Priyanka has joined the league.
The actress who is currently shooting for her American TV series Quantico’s second season has become the only Indian celebrity this year who made it to TIME magazine – 100 Most Influential People List!! “What a way to start the day! #Time100’s list of achievers! Humbled, overwhelmed and feeling so blessed! Thank you @time for including me in such an illustrious list of global achievers. #Gobsmacked to have made the cut! #Time100” tweeted Priyanka along with her cover picture in the magazine.
Not only has this but a number of celebrities including Parineeti Chopra, Alia Bhatt, Sania Mirza, Rahul Bose, Dwayne Johnson, Farah Khan were among other who congratulated the actress via tweets. But let us tell you that it’s not the first time that some Indian celeb or powerful personality who made it to the list of global achievers and covered the TIME magazine.
Here’s the list of such Indian personalities who made India proud. Scroll further to know who all are included in the list.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi appeared on the cover of TIME’s South Asia edition as the was the Chief Minister of Gujarat in March this 2012.
Bollywood sultress Parveen Babi was the first actress from the B-town to appaear on the cover of TIME way back in 1976.
Former Miss World and Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai graced the cover of TIME magazine in the year 2003.
The magazine highlighted her global connect.
Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar featured on the cover TIME’s among the list of 100 most influential people in 2010.
Ace tennis player Sania Mirza was included in magazine’s list of Asia’s 50 Heroes. The sports star made it to the cover of TIME’s South Asia edition in the year 2005
Dr Manmohan Singh, former Prime Minister of India featured on the cover of TIME magazine’s Asia edition in July 2012. The magazine featured him with the cartion that read “The Underachiever”.
Mother Teresa was featured on the TIME’s magazine cover in 2007. The renowned social worker was paied homage homage on 10th death anniversary with the cover.