With a career on a high, why did Priyanka Chopra join the employment-oriented website LinkedIn? Well, the Bollywood actress is now a part of the exclusive group on LinkedIn, called the ‘Influencers’. The Quantico star is now a part of around 500 such influential personalities on the website. Chopra is the first Bollywood celebrity to make a debut on the list, which includes the likes of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Pepsico Chairman Indra Nooyi and Biocon Chairman Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw.
Priyanka shared the news on the micro-blogging website Twitter and wrote,”Excited to be a LinkedIn Influencer…a new platform, a new audience, a new perspective.” She wrote a blog on the website with the topic, “Follow Your Instincts, Believe In Your Uniqueness And Never Be Afraid To Leap Into The Unknown.” She also posted a video interview a LinkedIn India official at LinkedIn’s Mumbai office on Monday.
In the video, she says, “I’ve always had a penchant for business but am only just beginning to give wings to my entrepreneurial ambitions. It’s a whole new experience. So, what better way than to connect with this vibrant community on LinkedIn to share and exchange thoughts and ideas.” In her first post on the website, she spoke about her influences and decisions which were a part of her journey. She also talked about the plans she has with her production house, Purple Pebble Pictures.
Meanwhile, Akshay Kothari, Country Manager, LinkedIn India said, “We are excited that Priyanka Chopra is going to share her unique perspectives with millions of professionals on LinkedIn, in India and worldwide. There’s so much we can learn from, and be inspired by her success, as she continues to chart new highs.” He adds, “Ms Chopra’s debut on LinkedIn as an influencer also underscores how far we have come as the platform for professional conversations and content, and our desire to invest in becoming even more relevant to audiences in India and globally.”