Priyanka is the stage name of Mark "Suki" Suknanan, a drag performer and one of the Season 1 contestants of Canada's Drag Race.

Name Origin

Priyanka is a popular female given name in Hindu and Buddhist cultures. Priyanka is also the name of a famous Bollywood actress, Priyanka Chopra.

Canada's Drag Race

Seasons Competed: Season 1
Ranking: TBA
Maxi Challenges Won: 1 (Ep. 3)
Mini Challenges Won: 1 (Ep. 3) 
Times placed High: 2 (Eps. 2, 4)
Times as Team Captain: 1 (Ep. 3) 
Times placed Low: TBA
Times in Bottom Two: 1 (Ep. 5) 
Episode Eliminated: TBA

Memorable Quotes

  • "My name is Priyanka. What's my name?" [moves the question mark on her outfit] "Do you love me?" (entrance quote)
  • "I can't believe I'm here! AAAAAAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHH!!!!
  • "I've only been doing drag for two years, but you wouldn't know that, because I'm an icon."
  • "If you came to a Priyanka show, you would see, good hair, a really shiny costume, a lot of dancing, and I'd probably end up making out with you. I think that sounds like a good time, doesn't it?"
  • "I didn't even see the maple leaf!"
  • "A daddy!" (about Jimbo)
  • (to Jimbo) "You want some Boy-Yanka?"
  • "I showed them how ballet is done! Technique, form, and a good finish!"
  • "Getting my steps in!"
  • "Just say the lines! Just say the lines BOA!"
  • "And I'm Lemon Bowyer-Chapman Melchor!"
  • "Wigs: snatched! House of Hytes: mopped! Police: GOOPED!"
  • "Today is National Arriving On Time Day, or as drag queens call it, tomorrow."
  • "Aw shit! I need some more vodka."
  • "Shut up Nancy!"
  • "Ilona's having a full panic attack, BoBo's crying, Starzy hasn't even danced yet, and Rita went back to Québec!"
  • "♪ Hi, it's me, Priyanka! / What's my name, name? / Toronto voted me the best / Got this thing, thing / Hi Canada, did you get my name? / Not a copy-cat fish, did you get my name? / It's me and my girls serving you spectacles / Those others girls? Forgettable ♪" (verse in "Not Sorry Aboot It")
  • "I'm sitting there, looking around, being like 'Oh, all these girls are gonna come up with funny answers, what am I gonna do?'"


  • Mark is a graduate of Niagara College's Broadcasting program.
  • Prior to starting drag, Priyanka was a host on YTV's "The Zone" and the Canadian teen singing competition "The Next Star".
  • She had done drag for 3 years before Canada's Drag Race.
    • She was first put in drag at her 26th birthday party.
  • She is the first queen to ever walk into the Werk Room on Canada's Drag Race.
  • She is the second queen to walk into the Werk Room with a question mark as part of the outfit, after Phi Phi O'Hara on All Stars 2.
  • She is in a Spice Girls tribute group with her fellow Canada's Drag Race competitor, Juice Boxx.
  • She is the second queen of Indian descent or heritage to compete in the Drag Race franchise, after Genie on Drag Race Thailand.
  • In episode 3, she became the first queen on Canada's Drag Race to win both the Mini Challenge and Maxi Challenge in a single episode.
  • Priyanka used her drag name as a fake girlfriend to hide being gay from her father.
  • Her lip-sync with Kiara is currently the longest lip-sync aired in Drag Race herstory, clocking in at 3 minutes and 14 seconds.
    • It is also the first lip-sync ever aired to exceed 3 minutes.


Canada's Drag Race Season 1 Looks




Web Series

  • TBA

Social Media



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