Priyanka Chopra and ABC Apologize Over Controversial 'Quantico' Episode

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Priyanka Chopra faces the flak for Hindu terror plot on 'Quantico'

ABC also issued an apology for the episode in a statement to ET.

And when Cohen point-blank asked if there was a "possibility" of Chopra dating Jonas in the future, she dodged the question, exclaiming, "Listen, these questions on this show".

Priyanka Chopra has posted a heartfelt apology online following a controversial episode of Quantico.

Executive producers ABC studios on Friday apologised for portraying a controversial scene in Quantico that shows Indians in a bad light. "It was certainly not our intention to offend anyone", the statement read further.

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Calling herself a "proud Indian", Chopra said she is "extremely saddened" and that hurting sentiments of people was never her intention.

The Quantico episode that came under fire has received formal apologies from the network as well as the lead actor Priyanka Chopra, but some social media users can't help but await an apology for all the negativity that the Muslim population is hauled under by global media. The show has eight episodes remaining. This episode invited wrath against the makers, the network and Priyanka Chopra over their episode.

In the episode, Priyanka, who plays Alex Parrish, is an anti-terrorist officer who stops a nuclear attack in Manhattan just days before an India-Pakistan summit is to be held.

Chopra, who became the first Indian actor to play a lead role in an American TV series, portrays Federal Bureau of Investigation agent Alex Parrish on the show, which is now in its third and final season.

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For those who are unaware about the Quantico row, here's how it all started and here is why the makers and the lead actress had to apologise.

"The series, the plot, are fictional", one user tweeted.

"I have to agree with Anand here". Quantico is an amateurish series with a bad plot.

Despite hopes to remain civil and the upcoming peace talks, India in recent years has had its films banned in Pakistan due to a slew of their movies propagating anti-Pakistan sentiment through its own fictional narratives, as reported by The Hollywood Reporter and ARY News.

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