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Priyanka Chopra Complains Of A Shortage Of Roles For South Asian Women In Mainstream Hollywood !

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Priyanka Chopra Was Not Satisfied With Her Music Records

Priyanka Chopra is undoubtedly a force to reckon with. She is an A-grade actor in India but she decided to push herself. Moreover, she clawed her way to Hollywood by starting out with her music. However, she recently revealed that the music she created was not good enough for her. She said, “I started doing music in America first. I was signed to Interscope Records, I put out a couple of records, but the music was just, to me it just didn’t live up to my creative standards.”

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Priyanka Chopra Complains About Lack Of Roles For South Asian Women In Hollywood

Priyanka Chopra made her country proud when she put herself on the international map with Quantico. It was an American series where Priyanka played the main role. Even though it only lasted for three seasons, it was enough for people in America to notice her. However, she feels like Hollywood has a scarcity when it comes to roles for South Asian women. She said, “So I pivoted into what I knew best, which was acting, and when I started looking for the parts I wanted to do in Hollywood, I realized that I don’t think people could understand the concept of having a brown leading lady or man in mainstream entertainment.”

Priyanka Chopra Knew She Could Do Wonders With Just One Opportunity

Priyanka revealed that all she ever wanted was one opportunity and she knew she could do what was need of her in the sets. Moreover, she said, “I had a lot of faith in what I could bring to the table, I know what I could do when I got onto a set and I just wanted the opportunity to be on one.”

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Priyanka Talks About Her Debut Series Quantico

Priyanka talked about Quantico, the series that gave her lead role and chance to prove her worth in Hollywood. Moreover, she said, “That kind of happened with Quantico, which the first show that I did here. But I was still the first South Asian to ever be the lead on an American show. I mean, better late than never yes, but it still says a lot on how far diversity has to go.”

 

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