Priyanka Chopra Reveals Bollywood ‘Beef’ as Motivation for Move to Hollywood

Actress Priyanka Chopra shares her decision to leave Bollywood and pursue a Hollywood career, citing industry challenges and politics as key factors.

Priyanka Chopra, the renowned 40-year-old actress and former Miss World, recently unveiled the underlying reason for her transition from Bollywood to Hollywood during an appearance on Dax Shepherd’s Armchair Expert podcast.

Chopra candidly expressed her frustration with the Bollywood film industry’s inner workings, particularly the politics and “beef” she encountered. She revealed that she felt cornered and faced challenges securing roles due to these industry dynamics.

As she faced difficulties in Bollywood, Chopra seized the opportunity to explore a new path through music, which eventually became her gateway to Hollywood. She highlighted the shift as liberating, allowing her to enter a different part of the world without the need for extensive networking and playing politics.

During her podcast appearance, Chopra discussed her experiences in Hollywood, from her breakthrough role as Alex Parrish in the ABC thriller series “Quantico” (2015-2018) to her subsequent appearances in films like “Baywatch,” “Matrix: Revolutions,” and “The White Tiger.”

Chopra’s journey represents a compelling narrative of resilience, as she transitioned to become the first South Asian to headline an American network drama series. Her achievements demonstrate the potential for transcending industry challenges and embracing new opportunities, such as her upcoming TV show, “Citadel.”

Chopra’s insights provide a glimpse into the complexities of the entertainment industry and the significance of pursuing one’s dreams, even when faced with hurdles.


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