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Vin Diesel is warm, generous: Deepika Padukone as she leaves for xXx

Bollywood actor Deepika Padukone is off to Canada for the shooting of her debut Hollywood film xXx: The Return of Xander Cage opposite Vin Diesel.

hollywood Updated: Feb 03, 2016 14:08 IST
Deepika Padukone

Deepika Padukone is set to star opposite Vin Diesel in her Hollywood debut xXx: The Return of Xander Cage.(IANS)

Bollywood actor Deepika Padukone is off to Canada for the shooting of her debut Hollywood film xXx: The Return of Xander Cage opposite Vin Diesel.

Her Bajirao Mastani co-star and rumoured beau Ranveer Singh on Tuesday shared the news about the actress flying off to shoot for her maiden Hollywood project at the NDTV Indian of the Year 2015 awards function held in Delhi.

Deepika was presented the Actor Of The Year trophy by her Piku co-star Amitabh Bachchan and Pawan Munjal, chairman of Hero MotoCorp. “Deepika we are really proud of you. Since you are leaving tonight (Tuesday) to go and shoot your action Hollywood blockbuster, we all wish you all the best. May you conquer this new frontier and make us proud as you always had,” said Ranveer in reference to her upcoming foreign project.

“In the few two or three interactions that I have had with him (Vin Diesel), he is just a very warm person. He is very generous among most of my co-stars that I have worked with. I think it will be a fun experience working with him,” Deepika said of her maiden foreign project.

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According to a source, Deepika has left for Canada to shoot for the movie, and will begin working in a day or two. However, the exact location of the shoot is not known.

Watch Deepika Padukone tone her body for XXX with Vin Diesel

Deepika is all geared up for the project and has worked on her fitness level as she often shares photographs and videos of herself training in the gym for her character in the movie. The 30-year-old had earlier shared her excitement over venturing to foreign shores with her acting talent and said “I’m very excited and at the same time nervous about the film”.

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The Hollywood action icon also posted several photographs from the shooting location of the upcoming action film through his official Facebook page.

Xander state of mind...

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Diesel is back as Cage who returns to the National Security Agency after an eight-year absence in the movie, which also stars Nina Dobrev, Samuel L. Jackson, Ruby Rose, Jet Li and Tony Jaa. xXx: The Return of Xander Cage is expected to release in 2017.

Read: I always wanted to work with Deepika Padukone, says Vin Diesel

For Deepika, 2015 was an eventful year with three successful films -- Piku, Tamasha and Bajirao Mastani. And it seems that the actress has started 2016 with more power starting with the international project.

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