Priyanka celebrates Diwali with mom Madhu Chopra in Montreal


Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra's maiden American drama series ‘Quantico’ is one of the most watched and loved shows on television internationally. The ongoing thriller series has been keeping the actress busy shooting in Montreal, but this did not keep her away from celebrating Diwali.

The ‘Mary Kom’ actress celebrated the festival of lights with her mother Madhu Chopra who flew down to Canada to be with her star daughter. The celebrations were complete with a Lakshmi puja, rangolis, lights and gifts. Her ‘Quantico’ co-stars also joined her all decked up in traditional Indian wear.

The 33-year-old actress shared her joy with her fans and followers on social media by posting pictures from her Diwali celebrations in Montreal.

Priyanka posted a picture of her with her mom on Instagram and Twitter and captioned it, “Laxmi pooja time..Thank u @madhuchopra for coming. I missed u! #NotAlone.” Priyanka was wearing a white kameez teamed with red dupatta and Salwar, while her mother is seen in a green kurta with yellow floral embroidery.

In another picture, the mother-daughter duo, posed in the backdrop of lights. “Sparkling diwali. @madhuchopra,” she posted with the picture. There was also a picture of the Lakshmi puja, and one of beautifully packed gifts.

Her co-actors Johanna Brady (Shelby), Anabelle Acosta (Natalie) and Yasmine Al Massri (Nimah), whom she is seen fighting off in the show, looked pretty in ethnic Indian attire. While Johanna and Anabelle wore red and beige lehnga respectively, Yasmine turned up in a green saree.

“@jazmasri @thejohannabraddy @anabelleacosta1 I was at the brink of tears anyway all day.. But this surprise ripped my heart out. Thank u my quantico family,turned up in a green saree. wore red and beige lehnga respectively,  lights.n a gree to be with her star daughter. they ” posted with the picture.

Anabelle Acosta on her Instagram page wrote, "It doesn't matter how far from home we are, we bring home to us."

Priyanka plays the lead role of FBI recruit Alex Parrish in ‘Quantico’ who becomes the prime suspect in a terrorist attack. She will also be seen in Sanjay Leela Bhansali's ‘Bajirao Mastani’ starring Ranveer Singha and Deepika Padukone in titular roles. The film is scheduled to release on December 18.