Deepika Padukone’s Hollywood debut gets a star-studded premiere


Mumbai: Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone’ Hollywood debut film “xXx: Return of Xander Cage” saw a star-studded premiere here on Thursday. Many Bollywood celebrities attended the event and wished the stars of the film including Hollywood star Vin Diesel.

The leading lady of the film thanked all for the overwhelming response and told media: “I feel so happy that all of you and the fans have been so amazing. They did expect the overwhelming response but I think we surpassed even that. Just the way everyone has put forward his or her best to welcome our guest, it’s amazing. I could see they had goosebumps that moment.”

The actress was looking stunning in a sequin gold gown.

Along with Vin Diesel and Deepika, many Bollywood celebrities like Irfan khan, Shabana Azmi, Rana Daggubati, Karan Johar, Kalki Koechlin, Kriti Sanon, Ranveer Singh, Shahid Kapoor and others attended the premiere of the film.

“I am the fan of Deepika. I am not a big fan of action movies but I came here to wish her for her Hollywood debut. I am very excited to see her on big international screen,” said filmmaker Karan Johar.

Shahid Kapoor wished the actress too.

“The first installment of ‘XXX…’ released 14 years ago and I was in complete love with it. I am sure this is going to be fantastic,” he said.

The ever-energetic actor Ranveer Singh who will be sharing the screen again with Deepika in “Padmavati” feels proud of his co-actress: “Deepika is very special co-star for me. She is an extremely gifted actor and amazing movie star, somebody whom I admire a lot.”

“xXx: Return of Xander Cage” is an American action film and has been directed by D. J. Caruso. The film also stars Donnie Yen, Kris Wu, Ruby Rose, Tony Jaa, Nina Dobrev, Toni Collette and Samuel L. Jackson.