Bollywood star apologises over Hindu terror plot row

Bollywood star apologises over Hindu terror plot row

Priyanka Chopra ‘saddened and sorry’ after TV series portrayed Hindu terror plot

The Bollywood star Priyanka Chopra has apologised after a furore over a US TV series that showed her uncovering a terror plot hatched by Indian Hindu nationalists.

The episode of the spy thriller Quantico showed Chopra’s character, an FBI agent named Alex Parrish, thwarting the plan and noticing one of the terrorists wearing a Hindu rosary. The terrorists had tried to frame Pakistanis for the attack planned ahead of a summit on Kashmir, a disputed Himalayan territory that arch-rivals India and Pakistan both claim.

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