Priyanka Chopra appointed as jury member of 16th edition of Tribeca Film Festival

IANS

Apr,13 2017 13:59 04 IST

Los Angeles: Indian actor Priyanka Chopra has been appointed a jury member of the upcoming 16th edition of Tribeca Film Festival.

Priyanka Chopra arrives at the 74th annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

Priyanka Chopra. File Photo. Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP

Filmmaker Amy Berg, actors Zachary Quinto and Willem Dafoe, and TV producer Sheila Nevins among others will also be on the jury, it was announced on Wednesday, reports hollywoodreporter.com.

Priyanka, who became a popular name in Hollywood through her lead role in TV series Quantico, will look after the 2017 Documentary and Student Visionary Competitions alongside Olivia Thirlby, Ryan Eggold, Brendan Fraser and Ileen Gallagher.

The winners of each category will be announced at the Tribeca Film Festival Awards ceremony on 27 April at BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center.

The festival, from 19-30 April, will be hosted by Michael Rapaport.