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The Television Academy has announced the first wave of presenters for this year’s Emmy Awards, and actress Priyanka Chopra and Indian American actor Aziz Ansari are among those confirmed. (Priyanka Chopra/Facebook photo; Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)

Bollywood actress and star of ABC’s “Quantico,” Priyanka Chopra, and Indian American actor Aziz Ansari are among the first group of presenters at this year’s Emmy Awards. The two join a star-studded cast of other presenters, including Anthony Anderson (“black-ish”), Taraji P. Henson (“Empire”), Larry David and James Cordon (“Late Late Show”).

Earlier this year, Chopra, who is hogging the limelight after her hit ABC drama, handed out a trophy at the prestigious Oscar ceremony. She also made heads turn with her red carpet looks, which included flaunting a stunning Zuhair Murad gown.

Ansari has also won his maiden Emmy nomination in the ‘Lead Actor in a Comedy Series’ category for his role in his hit comedy-drama TV series on Netflix, “Master of None.” The show and Ansari have secured other nominations: ‘Outstanding Comedy Series’; ‘Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series’; and ‘Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series.’

The 68th Emmy Awards will telecast live from The Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, Sept. 18 (7:00 p.m. ET) on ABC hosted by Jimmy Kimmel.

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