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Priyanka Chopra’s ‘Quantico’ season 1 returns to Star World on 12 Mar

MUMBAI: Star India’s English entertainment channels— Star World, Star World HD and Star World Premiere—are all set to bring back TV’s biggest and hottest drama series, ‘Quantico’.

Priyanka Chopra will return as Alex Parrish with brand new episodes of the first season of ‘Quantico’ from 12 March onwards.

“I’m elated by the amazing response that Quantico has received by audiences across the globe and especially in India. With all-new episodes starting on 12 March, we got some crazy new plot twists and new characters that will continue to keep you guessing! You will see manipulation, deception, attraction, action while trying to figure out the real traitor among us!” Chopra said in a statement.

The winter finale ended on a frantic tempo as Alex’s guilty plea forced her to surrender to the FBI for at least 24 hours before being taken to a federal prison. However, despite her best efforts, Alex was unable track down the second bomb and the terrorist before the emergency command centre blew up leaving her fate and those of several of the show’s beloved characters in jeopardy.

Speaking on the show’s return, an official Star India spokesperson said, “‘Quantico’ has helped Star to set yet another benchmark in the English entertainment category. The show has performed phenomenally well and is a testament to our commitment to bringing the best and latest international content to Indian viewers. We are certain the new episodes will garner just as much, if not more, excitement from audiences.”

One of ABC’s few freshman drama hits, the series has also proven to be one of the biggest network breakouts of the season in the US ranking as Sunday’s top scripted series among adults 18–49. As the protagonist, Chopra has received rave reviews for her performance from US audiences and critics, recently winning the People’s Choice Award for Favourite Actress in a New TV Series.

‘Quantico’ also stars Josh Hopkins as Liam O’Connor, Jake McLaughlin as Ryan Booth, Aunjanue Ellis as Miranda Shaw, Johanna Braddy as Shelby Wyatt, Tate Ellington as Simon Asher, Graham Rogers as Caleb Haas, and Yasmine Al Massri as Nimah Amin.