Posted Wednesday, January 15th 2014 @ 6am
TAMPA, Fla. (970 WFLA) – Priyanka Chopra is a big movie star in India. She's was in Tampa Tuesday to promote the upcoming International Indian Film Awards event in Tampa this April. This is the first time the international world showcase event will be held in the United States.
“I’m super excited about being in Florida. It’s one of my – it’s my most favorite state in America because it really is. I mean I am a little partial to Miami, little bit. I come there very often. Tampa Bay I’ve never seen.”
The Bollywood Oscars will take place April 24th through the 26th.
Tickets are on sale through Ticketmaster. More than 6,500 have already been sold.
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