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Honored to stand alongside powerful trailblazers: Priyanka Chopra on Forbes ranking

The actress was ranked 97th by Forbes magazine in the 100 Most Powerful Women In The World list on Thursday, 2 November.

Shriram Iyengar

After Forbes named Priyanka Chopra in their 100 Most Powerful Women In The World list, the fans of the actress flooded Twitter with congratulatory messages. The actress herself tweeted that it was an honor to be ranked alongside the many women on the list.

Priyanka Chopra only actress in Forbes list of 100 Most Powerful Women 2017

Chopra tweeted, 'Honored to stand alongside these amazing trailblazers... #PowerWomen. #Worlds100MostPowerfulWomen @forbes'

The Quantico actress was ranked as the 97th most powerful woman in the world, in a list topped by German chancellor Angela Merkel, and included United States presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, and pop icons Beyonce and Taylor Swift.

Chopra was praised by Forbes as 'arguably the most successful Bollywood (Hindi film industry) actor to cross over to Hollywood.'

The actress' successful stint on American television with the series, Quantico, has been extended to its third season now. Apart from this, Chopra is also set to continue her Hollywood stint with appearances in two films, A Kid Like Jake and Isn't It Romantic?

Naturally, her peers from Hindi cinema were quite excited about Chopra's rise on the global stage. Actor Rajkummar Rao tweeted saying 'Congratulations @priyankachopra. Totally deserving. Sending you lots of love and wishes. Very proud of you & your achievements.'

Actresses Tara Sharma and Dia Mirza were also effusive in their praise.

Chopra is currently shooting for the third season of Quantico in New York.