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Priyanka Chopra Bids Farewell To Quantico Says ‘Hope It Has Opened Doors For Women of Colour’

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Priyanka Chopra’s American television debut series – ‘Quantico’ which is in its third and final season has aired its final episode on Friday. Chopra who was the first Indian ever to headline an American network television series has shared a heartfelt post, bidding farewell to the character of the FBI Agent Alex Parrish.

In her post, she says that she hopes that the door for women of colour to play leading roles is cracked open.

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“As the season ends, I am saying goodbye to Alex Parrish. As you’ll see, her story will come full circle…and that is the best feeling as an actor. Bringing Alex to life has challenged me physically and emotionally, but even more significant it has (I hope) cracked the door open for female talent and women of colour to play leading ladies. Thank you for opening your homes and hearts to me every week! Thank you to the cast and crew of Quantico for being such an amazing team to work with, for all the memories that I will cherish…memories of laughter, of learning new things, of making friends for life. It was a pleasure working with each and every one of you, and I look forward to crossing paths again!” Priyanka wrote.

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As the series ends, I am saying goodbye to Alex Parrish. As you’ll see, her story will come full circle…and that is the best feeling as an actor. Bringing Alex to life has challenged me physically and emotionally, but even more significant it has (I hope) cracked the door open for female talent and women of color to play leading ladies. Thank you for opening your homes and hearts to me every week! Thank you to the cast and crew of #Quantico for being such an amazing team to work with, for all the memories that I will cherish…memories of laughter, of learning new things, of making friends for life. It was a pleasure working with each and every one of you, and I look forward to crossing paths again! Thank you @joshsafran @abcnetwork @mseitzman @disney and everyone who worked on the show

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Quantico first aired in September 2015 and was quite successful. Chopra also received won the People’s Choice award for her debut. She won the award for the second year in 2017 for ‘Dramatic TV Actress’.

Chopra recently backed out of Salman Khan’s Bharat and there are reports going round that she is finalised for Chris Pratt’s Cowboy Ninja Viking.

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