xXx: Deepika Padukone bonds with Samuel L Jackson
The actor has been teaching the American actor-producer some simple Hindi words.bollywood Updated: Apr 20, 2016 10:55 IST
Deepika Padukone may be away in Toronto, Canada, shooting for her upcoming Hollywood debut, but that hasn’t stopped the actor from making headlines in India. Photos and updates from the star’s filming schedule have kept her fans busy. But Deepika, who will be seen in her maiden Hollywood film with Vin Diesel, often gets homesick. In fact, she has even been tweeting pictures of Indian snacks that she misses eating. We are also told that while interacting with the foreign crew and artistes, who are working on the same movie, Deepika adopts the Indian way of greeting people.
For instance, when she met the well-known American actor-producer, Samuel L Jackson, on the sets of her film for the first time, she greeted him by folding her hands and saying, “Namaste”. A source from the sets reveals, “He was pleasantly surprised by the gesture. With some help from Deepika, he also greeted her in the same manner.” Apparently, the two celebrities got along well, and discussed Indian culture at length. The source also reveals that the Bollywood actor was heard teaching Jackson some easy Hindi words.
The insider adds, “They spoke about their respective cultures. He also asked her how the shoot was going, how her experience of working on the movie had been, and how she liked it in Toronto.”
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First Published: Apr 19, 2016 00:00 IST