Bollywood star Priyanka Chopra, who has already made
inroads into foreign shores with her music, has signed a one-year
TV development deal with US-based ABC Television Studios.
"A new step... An evolution of my creative self...yikes... Here
we go," Priyanka tweeted.
The 32-year-old National Award winning actress, known for Hindi
blockbusters such as Krrish 3 and Barfi!, is
to top line an ABC series developed for her or star in an existing
project targeted for next fall, according to a report by
ABC head of casting Keli Lee especially came down here to sign
"I've been a longtime fan of ABC shows, and an admirer of how
the network has changed the landscape of TV through the diversity
of their lead characters," the former beauty queen said in a
"I am honoured by the opportunity to share my talent with a
game-changing network," added the actress, who has made a mark in
the international music circuit by recording tracks with stars like
Pitbull and Will.i.am.
On the homeground, she is also set to turn a producer with
Madamji, to be helmed by National
Award-winning director Madhur Bhandarkar.