Keynote address by Bollywood Superstar Priyanka Chopra
Marking the 20th anniversary of its liver transplant program, the University of Rochester Medical Center will host a fundraising gala at 6:30 p.m. on Oct. 5 at the Rochester Riverside Convention Center.
The event will have a Bollywood theme and feature keynote speaker Priyanka Chopra. Superstar actor, humanitarian, green crusader and former Miss World, Chopra is a multifaceted personality and one of the most recognized and lauded talents in Indian cinema. She devotes considerable time to international humanitarian causes, including her role as a Goodwill Ambassador for UNICEF.
In 2011, Chopra was signed to 2101/Desi Hits! /Interscope Records to pursue her passion for music. Chopra’s debut single “In My City,” featuring performer will.i.am and produced by RedOne (Lady Gaga) and Brian Kennedy, is launching this month. Chopra and the single have been chosen as the featured artist and song for Thursday Night Kickoff, the weekly pregame show for NFL Network’s Thursday Night Football.