Asked by Shepard why she started working somewhere new, the actress said she had never talked about it publicly before.
Actress Priyanka Chopra Jonas, who has spent almost two decades in the Hindi film industry, says she moved to Hollywood to “not give jobs” to filmmakers in India and to stay out of the current politics within the film industry. “People bother me,” Priyanka said on an ‘Armchair Expert’ podcast with Hollywood actors Dax Shepard and Monica Padman. Asked by Shepard why she’s starting to work somewhere completely new, the actress said: “I’ve never spoken publicly about this before.” .
She said: “I have never said this before, but now I will talk about it because with you I feel safe.” She was filming for Khoon Maaf in Coorg when she received a call from her (her current manager of hers) Anjula Acharya. She then wanted to carve herself as a ‘serious artist’ instead of making a ‘mega movie’.
Priyanka started her Hollywood career in 2012 as a singer. The actress’ songs ‘In My City’ and ‘Exotic’ were highly appreciated. “He was being marginalized in the (Hindi) film industry,” she told Shepard and Padman. A lot of people were not giving me a job for many reasons, I have resentment towards people, I was not good at playing this game, I was fed up with politics and I wanted to get rid of all this.
Priyanka said: “Music gave me the opportunity to work in another part of the world, I had no desire to make movies. I didn’t want to… “It worked. I had dinner with Bruce Springsteen and his wife, met Jay-Z and Beyoncé.” Priyanka said that she was living her dream, but she soon realized that she could do better at acting. Are.
Priyanka later also appeared in the ‘ABC’ drama series ‘Quantico’ in 2015. She was the first South Asian actress to appear in a series on an American network. Priyanka then made her first Hollywood movie ‘Baywatch’ in 2017. She recently appeared in ‘The Matrix Resurgence’. Soon she can also be seen in the series ‘Citadel’ on the OTT Prime Video platform.
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