Priyanka Chopra to play lead in an American TV show


Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra has not only restricted her talent to acting in Bollywood movies but she has experimented with her voice with the album ‘In My City’ and received immense popularity and now she has got another big deal to rejoice and feel proud. Our desi girl has been signed by American Broadcasting Company – ABC Television for one year talent development deal.

The 32-year-old actress will be working with ABC, she will either develop a starring vehicle or will star in an existing project target for 2015.

“To a story teller each platform of performance offers its own artistic challenges, and if you have a good story to tell, regardless of the platform, audiences will follow,” Priyanka said in a statement. “I’ve been a long time fan of ABC shows, and an admirer of how the network has changed the landscape of TV through the diversity of their lead characters. As an intrinsic creative, I am drawn to opportunities that test me in new ways. I’m honored by the opportunity to share my talent with a game-changing network, and I’m very much looking forward to participate in this new endeavor.”

Priyanka Chopra is slowing spreading her wings down west. First time noted Hollywood studio, ABC will be working with any Bollywood actress. Priyanka has been roped in to play the lead in a TV show from ABC, one of Hollywood’s popular studios. Shows like Castle and Modern Family are the products of ABC. Earlier, it was ‘Lunch Box’ actress Nimrat Kaur who got the chance to work in ‘Homeland’ but it was not the lead role.

The deal was formally sealed on Tuesday. According to sources close to Priyanka, she now signed a one-year contract with ABC Television. “The details of the show are being worked on. Her team in Los Angeles and Mumbai are trying to ensure that her dates for the show and her Hindi films don’t clash. Priyanka is obviously ecstatic and she is looking forward to yet another new phase in her career,” added a source, close to the sta.

In homeland, Priyanka Chopra is busy with 'Bajirao Mastani' and 'Dil Dhadakne Do'.