English actor Russell Tovey has heaped praise on his Quantico co-star Priyanka Chopra, saying that the Indian actress is “just awesome”. “Priyanka is a cool chick. She is just awesome and she likes to gossip and she is funny and she is fun and always organised. She is a great company leader, she is incredibly proud to be a part of this show, which in turn makes everyone proud,” Tovey said in a statement.
Priyanka, who was seen essaying an FBI agent named Alex Parrish in the first season of the American drama series, is now portraying a CIA agent in its second season, which airs in India on Star World and Star World HD. Tovey expressed his views about Priyanka in a special video for Star World.
He added: “She is incredibly welcoming. It just the second season and I’ve come in, these other new characters just come, she was completely like ‘come in be a part of the nest.
“She is brilliant and what she brings to the show is aside from looking incredible is just a really natural charm that people really respond to and want to engage with and follow.”
Tovey also said: “I think it’s really exciting for someone who is a Bollywood star being in the United States, and heading a show, I think it’s showing great leaps forward. It’s very exciting.”
Meanwhile, Priyanka Chopra is at the receiving end of social media yet again for her cover photo on the latest issue of Condé Nast Traveller. In the photo, she is wearing a white tank top with the words ‘refugee’, ‘immigrant’ and ‘outsider’ struck off leaving traveller at the end. In what the magazine claims to send a strong message, hasn’t gone down well with many on Twitter who see it as insensitive because ‘being a refugee is not a choice that one makes’.