Mumbai,19 December,2014:Â 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. â€œA new step… An evolution of my creative self…yikes… Here we go,â€ Priyanka tweeted.
The 32-year-old National Award winning actress, known for Hindi blockbusters such as â€œKrrish 3â€ and â€œBarfi!â€, is to topline an ABC series developed for her or star in an existing project targeted for next fall, according to a report by variety.com. ABC head of casting Keli Lee especially came down to sign Priyanka.
â€œIâ€™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,â€ the former beauty queen said. â€œI am
honoured by the opportunity to share my talent with a game-changing network,â€ 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 home-ground, she is also set to turn a producer with â€œMadamjiâ€, to be helmed by National Award-winning director Madhur Bhandarkar.