The 34-year-old actress however said that being hot has never been her aim, reported Entertainment Weekly.
"Being objectified is part of my job. I don't get offended by being called a sex symbol, because I m an actress and it s the nature of what I do.
"But I don't think being a sex symbol is something you want to aim for. Of course you want to be hot, but that s not all you want to stand for," Priyanka said.
The "Quantico" star will soon appear alongside Zac Efron and Dwayne Johnson in the 'Baywatch' film, in which she plays Victoria Leeds. Describing her character Priyanka said she is an "ostentatious boss b*** on the beach.