The ultimate gal pals: Priyanka Chopra & Sofia Vergara

Last Updated: Wed, Nov 15, 2017 09:46 hrs

Priyanka Chopra and Sofia Vergara are the new BFFs in town.

PeeCee is now in Los Angeles where she attended a dinner gala for cancer research and was joined by none other than the highest paid TV actress Sofia Vergara.

The Quantico star took to social media to send a sweet message to her pal Vergara the same night. She wrote, "You are always so much warmth and happiness @sofiavergara lovely to see you again #ladiaries."

Vergara was radiant in a floral strapless maxi dress, which she paired with peep-toed black and gold heels. Meanwhile, Priyanka looked gorgeous in a yellow cold shoulder cotton dress with black checkered prints which she paired with black strappy heels.

In addition, both Sofia and Priyanka accessorised with David Webb jewellery.

Chopra and Vergara were joined by Elizabeth Hammer, Nazanin Boniadi and Mubina Rattonsey at the event, reported ANI. She also shared a picture of the pretty ladies at the event on her official Instagram page.

"Happy girls r the prettiest. Congrats @thisisechambers. we adore u! @sofiavergara @mubinarattonsey @nazaninboniadi," she captioned the snap.

It should be noted that the actress will be next seen in two Hollywood projects - Isn’t it Romantic? featuring Adam Devine, Liam Hemsworth and Rebel Wilson. It is slated to release on February 14, 2019. She will also star as a single mom in A Kid Like Jake alongside Jim Parsons, Claire Danes and Octavia Spencer.

This isn’t the first time that.the actresses got together.

When Priyanka Chopra made a stunning debut on the red carpet of the 74th Golden Globe Awards in a golden glided Ralph Lauren gown with a plunging v-neckline, Sofia Vergara was there to compliment her, reported IANS.

At the awards ceremony, styled by Cristina Ehrlich, Priyanka posed for the shutterbugs.

Priyanka made stunning fashionable debuts at the red carpet of Oscars and Emmys last year.

The other presenters at the gala included names like Leonardo DiCaprio,Viola Davis, Sylvester Stallone, Chris Hemsworth, Brie Larson, Sofia Vergara, Zoe Saldana, Mandy Moore, Gal Gadot, Carl Weathers, Drew Barrymore, Matt Damon, Laura Dern, Goldie Hawn, Nicole Kidman, Diego Luna and Sienna Miller.

It was hosted by Jimmy Fallon.

Recently, the global icon was named among the world's most powerful women in Forbes magazine's 2017 list. Priyanka Chopra says she feels honoured, reported IANS. Priyanka is at number 97 in the list, which also features personalities like Ivanka Trump, Indra Nooyi, Oprah Winfrey, Queen Elizabeth II, Beyonce Knowles, J.K. Rowling and Taylor Swift.

The Mary Kom actress shared a clipping of the list on her Instagram profile.

"Honoured to stand alongside these amazing trailblazers, who show us everyday that you can accomplish anything you set your mind to and that it's ok to stay true to who you are. Here's to strong women. May we know them. May we be them. May we raise them. Power women, Worlds 100 most powerful women. Forbes," Priyanka captioned the image.

This is not the first time Priyanka has featured in a Forbes magazine list. In September, the Quantico star featured among the highest paid TV actresses along with Sofia Vergara. The actress' friends and colleagues from the Hindi film industry like Rajkummar Rao, Dia Mirza and Tara Sharma Saluja congratulated her on her achievement.

Recently, Priyanka Chopra's debut Marathi film as a producer, Ventilator, grabbed all the limelight at 2017 Marathi Filmfare Awards.

The 2017 Marathi Filmfare Awards saw Ventilator taking home five prestigious awards at the star-studded ceremony.

Talking about the achievement, PeeCee said, "Really really proud of Team Ventilator for bringing home 5 Filmfare awards. Stories are at the heart of everything we do at Purple Pebble Pictures."

The actress also congratulated the artistes who won the black statuette.

She noted, "Congratulations to Rajesh Mapuskar who received the award for 'Best Original Story' and 'Best Screenplay' in addition to his win for 'Best Debut Director'. Congratulations to Rameshwar Bhagat for 'Best Editing' and to Sanjay Maurya and Allywn Rego, for 'Best Sound Designing'. Well deserved recognition for these amazing talents. So happy and proud of my entire team."

Dr Madhu Chopra's, Priyanka's mother, who co-produced the movie also expressed her happiness on Ventilator winning prestigious awards.

The family drama was nominated in 15 categories at the 2017 Marathi Filmfare Awards including Best Film, Best Director, Best Actor (Male) - Jitendra Joshi, Best Actor In A Supporting Role (Male) - Ashutosh Gowariker, Best Actor In A Supporting Role (Female) - Sukanya Kulkarni, Best Music Album - Rohan Gokhale & Rohan Pradhan, Best Lyrics - Manoj Yadav, Best Production Design - Nikhil Kovale, Best Cinematography - Savita Singh, Best Original Story - Rajesh Mapuskar, Best Screenplay - Rajesh Mapuskar, Best Dialogue - Rajesh Mapuskar, Best Editing - Rameshwar Bhagat, Best Background Score - Rohan-Rohan and Best Sound Design - Sanjay Maurya and Allwyn Rego.

The fun family fiesta, featuring a sterling ensemble cast of veteran actors from the Marathi film industry and theatre along with brilliant performances by Ashutosh Gowariker and Boman Irani, have resonated with the audience.

The unusual take on family values, customs, traditions and relations in Ventilator had been highly appreciated by cinema aficionados.

Produced by Purple Pebble Pictures in association with Magij Pictures and presented by Zee Studios and directed by Rajesh Mapuskar, Ventilator released on 4th November, last year.

The actress-singer-producer Priyanka Chopra, who has worked with international names like Pitbull and DJ Will Sparks, says she would like to collaborate with singer Rihanna. Priyanka treated her fans to a question and answer session as she scored a following of 20 million on Twitter. When a fan asked her which female artist she would like to collaborate with, Priyanka replied: "I'd love to collaborate with Rihanna. I think she's awesome."

Another fan asked her what would she be if not an actress or a singer. She said: "An engineer. At least that's what I thought at 17. Now I haven't done anything else for a while, so maybe writing."

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