Published On: Tue, Oct 11th, 2016

Priyanka is a cool chick: Russell Tovey

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 are 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.”