Hina Khan has become the first Indian TV celebrity to attend the Cannes Film Festival and when we aren't crushing over her gorgeous gowns, we were in awe of her new-found friendship. The Komolika of the telly world attended the festival alongside Bollywood biggies like Deepika Padukone and Kangana Ranaut, but it looks like she has a favourite in Bollywood: Priyanka Chopra! The actress shared a post on her Instagram thanking Priyanka for inviting her to the Chopard event and making her feel welcomed.
In the caption, Hina Khan mentioned how Priyanka made her feel like a part of the event and praised her hard work. "An unexpected invitation by a world star.. personally, after I gained consciousness and prepared my self to finally make it, I was still an outsider but only until you arrived. You didn’t need to, but still never left my hand for a second, introduced me to the people I probably wouldn’t have met and I felt as if all the achievements of my little career happening in fast forward as you present me as a star to each one of them. You somehow know everything ..as you mentioned my debut film and praised me for my hard work and appreciated me for the risks I have taken in my choice," Hina wrote in the post.
The actress went on to talk about how acting in television has given her everything she has today, and her risks seem to have finally paid off. "Yes I have taken risks and I am still taking them, whr I almost have everything in my television career ..position,power,money everything.. But someone has to start somewhere I believe.. I always wanted to break the stereotypes and prove it to the world that television actors have it all.. Give us the opportunity our fare share and we will kill it..Not easy at all I know.. But ya I will keep trying keep working hard and make it possible.. I REPEAT TELEVISION HAS IT ALL.. Talent, Glamour, Elegance, Beauty, Grace, Right attitude, and Professionalism," she added.
She also spoke about her debut film, Lines, the first look of which is being released at the Cannes Film Festival, "I am taking baby steps, And I will keep doing that no matter how much criticism one has to face and I will make my own place I promise.. we will face it and win over it as long as we are together.. Hearfelt Gratitude to each one of you for standing by me🙏 WE HAVE IT ALL GUYS.. With my first debut film called LINES, I am trying hard very hard to erase the lines created between talents and mediums 🙏"
The actress was all praises for Priyanka Chopra for being her guiding light during the film festival and making her feel right at home. "You are a walking inspiration! When a human being is a personification of an idea of self belief, Grace, humility, substance and greatness, that person can only be you Priyanka Chopra. You are already the best version of my dream self in the future I want and I believe thousands others like me do too. This is the Priyanka Chopra who believes in lifting others and growing together🙏 you are a sweetheart," the actress concluded.
Hina Khan also shared a picture of all the Bollywood beauties at Cannes 2019 together, alongside Nick Jonas with the caption, "@chopard Party.. I have a lot to post, lot to write but for now all I can say is dreams do come true ❤️"
Congratulations on your exceptional journey, Hina!
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