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“It’s About Time” American singer Nick Jonas congratulated his wife Bollywood star Priyanka Chopra and her production team for winning National Award for Paani. Produced by Chopra’s production house Purple Pebble Pictures, the Marathi flick won the award for Best Feature Film on Environment Conservation.

In his tweet, Jonas wrote, “So proud of Priyanka Chopra and the entire Purple Pebble Pictures team for their national award for Paani congrats to everyone involved!”

Priyanka Congratulates Her Team

Priyanka also wished her entire production team. In her Instagram post, the “Quantico” actress says, “I’m so proud to have produced a special film like Paani. Congratulations to the entire team at Purple Pebble Pictures Madhu Chopra Siddharth Chopra for our second National Award.”

The actress also congratulated Adinath Kothare and all the members of the creative team for coming up with such a relevant film. Priyanka thanked the jury for selecting Paani and recognizing the hard work of her team. According to the superstar, the film was made with the thought of using media in the best way possible for bringing the attention of everyone towards the seriousness of the water crisis in the country.

In its 66th year, the National Awards are the most coveted film awards in India. Since 1973 after being established in 1954, the awards are administered along with the Indian Panorama by the Indian government’s Directorate of Film Festivals, and International Film Festival of India.


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I’m so proud to have produced a special film like #Paani. Congratulations to the entire team at @purplepebblepictures @madhumalati @siddharthchopra89 for our second National Award. Big congratulations to @adinathkothare and the entire creative team for bringing this challenging and relevant film to its fruition. My sincere gratitude to the jury for recognising our hard work and awarding #Paani with the ‘Best Feature Film on Environment Conservation'. It has given us further impetus to continue on the path of telling the stories we strongly believe in. #Paani was our humble attempt at using entertainment to bring focus to the seriousness of the water crisis, which is of grave concern the world over. We are so honoured that the film had an impact and that our efforts have been recognised.

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By Sangati Jogwar

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