Priyanka Chopra said My dad is not sitting in Hollywood to get a film for me

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Priyanka Chopra didn’t earn the fame overnight. She had struggled her way through in Bollywood and established herself as a successful actress. But the story doesn’t end here she went on in the Hollywood and became an International star with her hard work and honesty and making India proud of her.

From signing Bollywood films to be cast in an American show Quantico, it isn’t easy for her. The actress in a recent interview with a leading daily, “It was scary, but an organic experience. I was asked by my manager to make music with Jimmy Iovine and that’s how I went to America. People there responded to me in a very casual ‘you are my friend’ tone, so I felt I was relatable to them. When I went to parties like that of the Grammy’s, people asked me why I was not working in America and that made me think about it. The opportunity to be a part of television came to me at a party. The VP of casting at an American commercial broadcast television network asked if I would want to do TV. I told her that TV is a six-year commitment and that I have never done it before. She then flew down to India to talk to me.”

Further Baywatch actress said, “Whenever you saw Indians on mainstream global entertainment platforms, you always saw them being put in a box – either they would be nerds or a big fat Punjabi family. Why should our ethnicity define the role that we play? The only thing I told the TV network was not to come to me with a show that showcases ‘my big fat Punjabi wedding’, I won’t do it. They came to me with 26 scripts and I chose to play an FBI agent who happened to be half-Indian.”

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Of lately, she became a part of the show, there was a discussion if the name of her character should be changed. “I had an Indian assistant whose name was Jennifer, so I told the team that they were again stereotyping me. They had given me a character and it was my job now to convince the world that I am that person. Every Sunday, I had to convince America that I was an American.”


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What PC liked the most about Alex Parrish (Quantico’s star lady) was that “She was an unapologetic modern woman who lives her life on her own terms. She is extremely flawed, she is a loner and she uses people. Basically, she is playing a man and that’s awesome, as girls don’t get to play that.”

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PC’s first movie in Hollywood didn’t go well at the box office and on this, the lady quipped, “I don’t know many actresses who have got a chance to play a character like that in a mainstream American movie. Reviews spoke very well of me. I don’t think it was a bad decision, my dad is not sitting in Hollywood saying ‘oh, let me make a film for you’. I have to choose from what I get as a new actor and I am building opportunities for myself. I thought going toe to toe with Dwayne Johnson, which most guys don’t end up doing, was great. The only thing I missed was not getting to wear the iconic swimsuit.”

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Well, you are the one lady who is an inspiration to many on how to live like a boss even if one is not a celebrity.

Published by Soniya Kaur on 10 Aug 2018

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