Priyanka Chopra most recently executive produced and starred in Ramin Bahrani's "The White Tiger", which was released on Netflix earlier this year.
The Jamshedpur-born actor was nominated for the leading actor BAFTA for his role in The White Tiger where he played Balram, the quintessential underdog, from a poor low-caste family.
Bheeshma, a 16-year-old white tiger, died of prolonged illness in Arignar Anna Zoological Park (Vandalur Zoo), on Tuesday.
The tiger tested negative for both Covid-19 and Canine Distemper Virus (CDV), which caused havoc in the zoological park recently
An amount of Rs 1 lakh was also deposited with the Zoo Authority of Karnataka towards the adoption.