Priyanka Chopra Jonas and Malala Yousafzai, two of the most influential South Asian women in the world, recently celebrated a special event dedicated to the cinema of the region. The event, which took place in Los Angeles, was a star-studded affair, with many of the biggest names in South Asian film and entertainment in attendance.
The event honoured the work of South Asian directors, actors, and artists in the film industry around the world.
One of the most famous people at the event was Priyanka Chopra Jonas, who used to be Miss World and is a well-known Bollywood actress. She wore a beautiful black and gold dress when she got there, and she talked to the press about how important the event was.
She said, "I think it's really important that we honour the work of South Asian artists and filmmakers." "There is so much talent in the area, and it's great to see that talent recognised on a global stage."
Malala Yousafzai, a human rights activist and proponent for girls' education who won the Nobel Peace Prize, was also there. She wore a traditional dress from Pakistan and talked to the people there about how important education and the arts are.
She said, "I think that education and the arts seem to be two of the most powerful ways to make the world a better place." "I'm happy to be here tonight to honour the amazing work of South Asian artists and filmmakers."
Several other famous South Asians, like actors Irrfan Khan and Mindy Kaling, director Mira Nair, and musician A.R. Rahman, also came to the event.
Guests were treated to food, music, and dance performances that were all based on South Asian culture. The movie "The Lunchbox," which stars Irrfan Khan and was directed by Ritesh Batra, was also shown at the event.
Overall, the South Asian Oscar event was a huge success. It was a great way to show how talented and creative the South Asian film industry is. With the help of powerful people like Priyanka Chopra Jonas and Malala Yousafzai, the future of South Asian cinema looks better than ever.