'Quantico' making headlines for Priyanka Chopra

29 Sep 2015 | By Vaneet Randhawa

On 27 September, 'Quantico' premiered on US prime time television and garnered praises for Indian actress Priyanka Chopra.

The show received mixed response with some praising it as "an edge-of-the-seat thriller".

However, others called it inspired from shows like 'Grey's Anatomy', 'Homeland' and 'How To Get Away With Murder' etc.

In general, everyone agreed on how well Chopra had carried the role.

In context: Priyanka: India's latest export to Hollywood

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Priyanka Chopra became a celebrity when she won the Miss World crown in 2000; the event was co-hosted by Jerry Springer.

She has acted in more than 50 Hindi movies and is one of the highest paid actresses in Bollywood.

While garnering a lot of commercial success, she has earned critical acclaim too with movies like Fashion (2008), Barfi (2012), and Mary Kom (2014).

Jul 2012Priyanka Chopra- the singer

Chopra was signed by Creative Artists Agency in July 2012 to produce her first music album.

Her first single with will.i.am "In my City" debuted in September 2012. In July 2013, she released her 2nd single "Exotic" featuring Pitbull. Her third single " I can't make you love me" was released in 2014.

Her music received mixed views but made her an international star.

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29 Sep 2015'Quantico' making headlines for Priyanka Chopra

Bollywood's A-list actresses wish Priyanka good-luck

Bollywood's top actresses such as Deepika Padukone, Alia Bhatt, Parineeti Chopra, Anushka Sharma and Sonakshi Sinha came out to wish Ms Chopra before the premiere of the show.

7 Jan 2016Priyanka wins People’s Choice Award for Quantico

Priyanka Chopra, Bollywood's leading lady and former Miss World won the Favourite Actress in a New TV series award at the People's Choice Awards 2016 for her role as the protagonist in American TV thriller series 'Quantico'.

Priyanka was pitted against actresses like Jamie Lee Curtis, Lea Michele, Emma Roberts and Marcia Gay Harden in this category.

She even performed at the glittering ceremony.

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4 Apr 2016Priyanka will now break bread with the Obamas

Achieving another honorary feat, actress Priyanka Chopra has now been asked to grace the White House.

She will be attending the White House's annual correspondents dinner later this month hosted by US President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama.

Priyanka who is yet to confirm her presence, shares the honour with Hollywood actors like Bradley Cooper, Jane Fonda, Lucy Liu and Gladys Knight.

10 Feb 2017Quantico's Season 2 likely to be cancelled

According to a website tvbythenumbers.zap2it.com, The Cancel Bear, a tracking system for TV ratings classified Quantico in the 'likely to be cancelled' category.

According to reports, Quantico was moved to air on Mondays with the hope of acquiring higher ratings.

The website states that in Quantico's first two Monday episodes, Quantico averaged at 0.75 and "probably won't move much higher."