Bollywood diva Priyanka Chopra has bagged a lead role in American TV show Quantico. Produced by ABC television, Priyanka will play an FBI agent whose past comes back to haunt her in the midst of her training at a camp. She will be starring alongside Jake McLaughlin, who is also reportedly playing an agent in the show.
Priyanka is the first ever Bollywood star to play a lead role in a US television show. According to US website Variety, Priyanka had the following to say in a statement regarding her upcoming role. “As an actor I’m constantly challenging my creative capacity. I took a leap of faith when (ABC head of casting) Keli Lee asked me to join the ABC family, and I’m so excited to be a part of the pilot for Quantico’alongside an incredibly talented cast and production team.”
Shooting for the Pilot episode of Quantico will commence shortly and will reportedly not interfere with Chopra’s current work in Bollywood.
We will bring you more updates on this exciting project as and when we get it!