Priyanka Chopra misses her father after ‘Ventilator’ wins three National Awards!



Actress-producer Priyanka Chopra, whose maiden Marathi production venture “Ventilator” has won three National Awards, says she made the film for her late father, Lt. Col. Ashok Chopra.

Priyanka Chopra misses her father after ‘Ventilator’ wins three National Awards! 3

“Ventilator”, a comedy-drama, won the awards in categories like Best Director for Rajesh Mapuskar, Best Editing for Rameshwar Bhagat and Best Sound Mixing for Alok De at the 64th National Film Awards, which were announced on Friday here.

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“I’m so excited, happy and proud! Our first Marathi movie ‘Ventilator’ won not 1, not 2, but 3 National Awards,” tweeted Priyanka, who produced the film alongside her mother Madhu Chopra under their home banner Purple Pebble Pictures.

“We made this film for my dad and I couldn’t have done it without Madhu Chopra and my production team! 75 speaking actors! Well done team. Congratulations Rajesh Mapuskar, Rameshwar Bhagat and Alok De,” she added.

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Priyanka Chopra also shared a video of her father on Instagram, as she missed sharing her big moment with the man who made her dreams come true. She captioned it as, “It’s the most incredible gift to be born to such wonderful parents. For making all My dreams come true and never letting me settle…My extremely talented, gifted,kind “life of a party” father and my resilient, strong and gentle mother @madhuchopra who is also my producing partner for @purplepebblepictures. I miss u so much dad. What an incredible voice. Always my inspiration. Sharing this throwback video with you all today because I really miss him…And this void will always be my companion.. presenting.. My father..Late Dr. Ashok Chopra.”

The film, featuring filmmaker-actor Ashutosh Gowariker in the lead role, tells the story of a joint family whose eldest and the most respected person goes into a coma few days before the Ganesh Chaturthi festival and is kept on a ventilator.