We're both daughters of India: Priyanka Chopra Jonas interviews US Vice President Kamala Harris, talks about women’s rights


Priyanka Chopra Jonas, who is representing India globally, was recently invited by the Democratic National Committee’s Women’s Leadership Forum to interview United States Vice President Kamala Harris. Now settled in Los Angeles, the actress spoke to the Vice President about women’s rights and the need for women in the government in a room full of Democrats. 

During the interview, Priyanka spoke about the Indian connection she shares with Kamala. "I think we're both daughters of India, in a way. You're a proud American-born daughter of an Indian mom and a Jamaican father. I am an Indian born of two physicians as parents and a recent immigrant to this country who totally still believes in the wholehearted, you know, American Dream,” the actress told.

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Priyanka, who has been acting for over 20 years, said during the interview that it is only this year that she has had the same pay as her male co-stars. The global star also shed light on the struggle for power and the necessity of equal pay among many other important social issues encountered by a woman. 

In September, Priyanka delivered a speech on Sustainable Development Goals at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on Monday. The global star, who is a Goodwill Ambassador of the United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF), spoke about how 'all is not well with our world'. She shared pictures and videos from the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Moment at the UNGA.

Workwise, Priyanka will be seen in Russo Brothers' Citadel and Farhan Akhtar's Jee Le Zaraa to name a few.