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Shillong’s Karen David and Priyanka Chopra at ABC Network’s TCA Event in Los Angeles

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Shillong born Hollywood actress Karen David with fellow ABC star Priyanka Chopra at the summer meeting of ABC Network’s Television Crtics Association (TCA) event in Los Angeles on August 5.

The Bollywood star, who played the lead role in the biographical drama film “Mary Kom” is all set to make her big TV debut in the US with ABC’s upcoming thriller drama series “Quantico” playing an FBI agent role. She’s the first actress from India to appear so prominently in an American TV show.

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While Karen David is the lead actress in the ABC’s medieval musical comedy fairy series “Galavant”, portraying “Princess Isabella Maria Lucia Elizabetta of Valencia”.

She is also best known for her roles as Francesca “Cesca” Montoya in the BBC television series Waterloo Road, as the glamorous legend hunter Alexia in Pixelface, a CBBC children’s television series and Layla in the American action flick The Scorpion King 2: Rise of a Warrior.

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Born in Shillong, to a Khasi mother and South-Indian father. She have worked with A.R. Rahman on the theme song for the film Provoked in 2006, and Broadway musical Bombay Dreams.

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