By Atiya Riffat
Bollywood performing artist Priyanka Chopra wound up in boiling water following the broadcast of a dubious Quantico scene that provoked India-wide backlash.
The scene, which broadcasted on June 1, demonstrated Chopra’s character, a FBI agent named Alex Parrish, frustrating the plan and seeing one of the terrorists wearing a Hindu rosary.
The terrorists had attempted to outline Pakistanis for the assault prepared of a summit on Kashmir, a disputed himalayan area that most outstanding adversaries India and Pakistan guarantee as their own.
Multi day after the system apologized for the controversy, fringe group Hindu Sena arranged protests against the Baywatch actor for “debasing Hindus as terrorists and saying India sponsers dread to “outline” Pakistan,” Republic World revealed.
Protesters were seen having placards reading “Priyanka Chopra is a double crosser, send her to Pakistan”. There have likewise been calls to blacklist Chopra’s work and brands she embraces.
“A lady, who is a daughter of an Indian Army officer, who got an opportunity to speak to India and was delegated Miss World, Bollywood on-screen character and part of other national and worldwide humanitarian tasks and UN goodwill ammbassador has stooped to such lows to pick up a couple of dollars and some acclaim and a desperate strive to fit in global circle(s) is totally dishonorable and offensive,” the archive goes ahead to peruse.
PeeCee took to Twitter and apologized following the furore.
“I’m extremely saddened and sorry that some sentiments have been hurt by a recent episode of Quantico. That was not and would never be my intention. I sincerely apologise. I’m a proud Indian and that will never change,” Priyanka tweeted.
ABC Studios, the makers of the crime dramatization, have additionally offered an expression of remorse while shielding Chopra who is the lead performer of the show.
“The scene has mixed a ton of feeling, quite a bit of which is unjustifiably gone for Priyanka Chopra, who didn’t make the show, nor does she compose or guide it,” US media cited the studio as saying in an statement.
Independently, Quantico will go off-air after the ongoing season 3 with the channel choosing to cut out a couple of shows.