In July, broke the news that global icon Priyanka Chopra, has been signed as a brand ambassador of a pharmaceutical company, Cipla. And recently, the company released the ad for a new product for asthma, featuring Priyanka Chopra. In the ad, the actress talks about the time when she used to get bad asthma attacks and how her mom helped her. For those, who don’t know, PeeCee has asthma herself.

Priyanka has become the 2nd celebrity after Amitabh Bachchan, who has been signed as the brand ambassador of Cipla. Priyanka had landed in Mumbai on July 22 to shoot for the campaign.

While talking about her asthma journey to the Telegraph, she said, “Most people who are around me know I have asthma. It’s not something that I hide at all. Sometimes after stage shows I need my inhaler. When I’m around dust, I need my inhaler. So everybody around me definitely knows I have asthma.” Further talking about how she manages her hectic schedule despite having asthma. She says, “By taking control of asthma instead of letting it take control of my life. I think educating one’s self on the condition is important. Asthma is a completely manageable condition. There are misconceptions that exist and the best thing that you can do for yourself is to understand asthma completely and fortify yourself with the knowledge on how to keep it in check.”

Talking about her upcoming film, The Sky Is Pink the actress said, “The Sky Is Pink is a film that is very special to me. The minute I read the script, I knew I wanted to be a part of this film and I am now in the capacity of both actor and co-producer. Shonali (Bose) is a formidable filmmaker and I can’t wait to see this story unfold in her expertise. I’m looking forward to working with Farhan (Akhtar) and (producers) Ronnie (Screwvala) and Sid (Siddharth Roy Kapur) again.”

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