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Priyanka Chopra makes a splash on The Tonight Show celebrating Holi with Jimmy Fallon 


Every time the Quantico actress has appeared on the show, she has been quite sporting in taking on Fallon's challenges. 

Shriram Iyengar

Priyanka Chopra has been touring foreign shores for some time now, and it is no surprise that she occasionally feels a little homesick. While the rest of India was playing with colours on Holi, the actress decided to celebrate the festival on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon. 

Every time the actress has appeared on the show, she has been quite sporting in taking on Fallon's challenges. This time though, the actress turned the tables on the host, getting him into her own game of Holi. It started out when Fallon called on Chopra to join Westworld star, Evan Rachel Wood, while he himself teamed up with an Evan lookalike to play sculptionary - A game of charades using clay sculptures. Not surprisingly, the team of Chopra and Evan Rachel Wood won, with Fallon finding himself hilariously outnumbered. While Chopra and Wood got each others' words in a minute, Fallon had to go through an entire range of charades to get his right. 

Dressed in a high cut purple gown, with her hair in a messy bun, Priyanka Chopra rubbed it in further saying, "This is my tradition of beating Jimmy at any competition on his show."  When Fallon pointed out that he could have been teammates with her, Chopra said, "It's your fault. You could have won for once." Even though Chopra was delighted about playing villain to Dwayne Johnson and Zac Efron in the upcoming Baywatch (I enjoy being mean sometimes, she said), she was a little homesick. 

"Today I was very very homesick. Today is a big festival of Holi," explained Priyanka Chopra. Quite adorably, Fallon brought out a few more colours for her to not feel left out during festival season. As soon as he said, 'Let's go', Chopra's competitive spirit kicked in, and soon both of them were colouring each other wild. 

Chopra certainly found it the perfect way to beat her 'homesickness'. She posted pictures of the fun show on her Instagram.

 

Happy Holi with @jimmyfallon tonight!! U should see what he looks like! Lol 🍭Tune in tonight at 11:35 EST

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The actress even got her crew to join the fun. She wrote 'Happy Holi with the family and team. The white in my house is all colourful now! #nycHoli #homesick'

 

Happy Holi with the family and team. The white in my house is all colourful now! #nycHoli #homesick

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Laughter is the best medicine! Another one! Yay for selfie sticks! #happyholi

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Earlier in the day, the Quantico actress had put up another picture wishing her fans with 'Do me a favour, let's play Holi' the trademark line from the film Waqt: The Race Against Time (2005) starring Akshay Kumar and herself. 

 

Do me a favour let's play Holi! Here is wishing everyone a safe beautiful wonder filled Holi..

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Chopra will soon be seen in the movie Baywatch, alongwith Dwayne Johnson and Zac Efron. The film is scheduled for theatrical release on 26 May, this year.