Priyanka Chopra was relentlessly trolled on Twitter after an episode of her ABC show, Quantico, featured a plot that had a Hindu character as the mastermind behind a terror attempt in Manhattan.
The right-leaning Twitter mob was pissed that 'Indians were shown in bad light' and an outpour of bigotry, hate, and general malice was directed towards Chopra's Twitter feed.
There were the usual suspects:
While there were some sane voices that argued that the show is fictional, ultimately both PC and ABC had to apologise.
While Bollywood, as usual, remained mum, actor-producer Pooja Bhatt was one of the few who came in support of PC. She said:
Aisi Taisi Democracy summed up the senseless trolling in an even better way:
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