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After conquering the Bollywood film industry, Bangalore lass Deepika Padukone is all set to woo the international audience with her role as the female lead in XXX-The return of Xander Cage. Director D. J. Caruso has put up a star-studded cast in the form of Vin Diesel who makes a comeback as Xander, Samuel L. Jackson, Nina Dobrev, Ruby Rose & our very own superstar Deepika Padukone. The movies are set for a January 19th release all over the world! & here are some saucy and awe-inspiring news and shots from behind the scenes!  

 

1. First photoshoot! Deepika = stunning, Diesel = hard as a rock!

 

 

We are sure that this new Hollywood-Bollywood combo of Diesel-Deepika will set the screen on fire! We did see the craze, the oohs & aahs when Deepika posted this photo with Vin on her Instagram!

 

 

 

2. Deepika's first Hollywood lead role!

 

 

 

Ms. Padukone will be playing the role of Serena, the ex-love interest of Xander Cage! Her role in the movie is of a huntress, and so comes the next point about her hard work going into this movie!

 

 

 

3. Breaking the sweat! 

 

 

Deepika Padukone is said to have worked with celebrity fitness trainer Yasmin Karachiwala in preparation for XXX. Before moving to Canada for the shoot with Vin and the others, she is said to undergone intensive training that scared even her co-star Ruby Rose!

 

 

 

4. Star cast from around the Globe!

 

 

The star-studded cast of XXX includes big names like Samuel L. Jackson, Nina Dobrev of The Vampire Diaries, Jet Li, Roby Rose & Tony Ja. Academy Awards nominee Toni Collette, chinese actor Kris Wu and Hermoine Corfield are the latest additions to the cast!

 

 

 

5. Deepika to perform high-octane stunts!

 

 

Deepika as we already know has been working with Yasmin Karachiwala to look ready for the stunt-mania movie that XXX. Although she wasn't asked to look muscle she did have to gain a lot of muscle mass to look lean yet strong for the role of Serena Unger

 

 

 

6. Deepika to rub shoulders with Oscar winner

 

 

 Academy Award winner Russel Carpenters is the cinematographer, and not to mention D J Cruso whose movies like Disturbia; I am number 4 have had a cult status amongst critics and movie-goers alike. Deepika sure has hit it big with this crew!

 

 

 

7. Deepika hasn't signed any other movie!

 

 

It looks like Dippy has her head totally into XXX & is awaiting Xander Cage's return as she has signed no other movie be it Hollywood or Bollywood! We can understand that as she is still testing the waters in Hollywood, she just wants to give her all to this big Hollywood break of her's! Go Deepika!

 

Follow Dippy & Diesel on Instagram for almost daily updates on the set!