To those who’re wondering why it is even worth someone’s time to devote to writing about Priyanka Chopra and her American TV debut, it matters on multi-cultural level.
Quantico premiered on 27th September 2015 in USA and Indian viewers can catch up to it from 03 October 2015.
The Quantico series follows a group of young FBI recruits where each of the recruits has a specific reason for joining. The story revolves through flashbacks of their previous lives while they battle the rigorous training at the Quantico academy in Virginia. Moving on, the series will reveal a twist where one of the graduating recruits will become a suspect for masterminding one of the biggest terrorist attacks on New York City after 9/11.
The series casts Priyanka Chopra in the lead as Alex Parrish. There is Josh Hopkins as Liam O’Connor, Jake McLaughlin as Ryan Booth, Aunjanue Ellis as Miranda Shaw, Yasmine Al Masri as Nimah Amin, Yohanna Braddy as Shelby Wyatt, Tate Ellington as Simon Asher and Graham Rogers as Caleb Haas.
The series can be watched online here.
With Quantico, Priyanka Chopra becomes the first South Asian actress to lead an American series. Cultural representation in contemporary times has become a cornerstone for understanding influences and traditions. If nothing else, this casting will not only work for her career but help Indians solidify their presence in the American culture.
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