While talking to the media, the actress said that she’s feeling proud to be invited to attend the event.
She went on to add, "You can take the girl out of India, but you can never take India out of the girl."
Indian-Americans held the India Day Parade to celebrate the 64th Independence Day in Manhattan with Preity leading the parade.
Many US cities starting to celebrate this event
Indian-Americans gathered, to watch the India Day Parade, revealed that with each passing year many other cities are coming forward to celebrate the event on Aug. 15.
This year even Atlantic City hosted its own parade to celebrate the day where Senior Citizen Organization (engaged in helping Indian senior citizens) and the Indian Business Association participated in the event.
Atlantic City Mayor Lorenzo Langford said that soon this event will become an annual event and he hopes "it grows by leaps and bounds.”
To celebrate the multi-day event, New Jersey’s Tansit ACES train was decorated from New York to Atlantic City.
Action films Preity’s future?
Preity, who was focusing more on establishing her business and managing her cricket team from the past two years, revealed that she is eager to get back to her film career as soon as possible.
The actress also revealed that she would love to be in a action movie when she returns to the tinsel town.
“I would love to do an action role, or films that are issue based since they really have an impact on people," said Preity.