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Live Updates: Deepika Padukone, Vin Diesel On Desi Welcome For xXx: The Return Of Xander Cage

Live Updates: Deepika Padukone, Vin Diesel On Desi Welcome For xXx: The Return Of Xander Cage
New Delhi: Deepika Padukone and Vin Diesel's xXx: The Return Of Xander Cage will release in India on Saturday. The film is Deepika's Hollywood debut and she has been promoting it around the world in the last few days. Deepika and Vin have already attended premieres in Mexico and London. xXx: The Return Of Xander Cage will also premiere in India. Last weekend, Deepika Padukone also represented xXx 3 at an after party for the Golden Globes in Los Angeles
Jan 12, 2017 18:56 (IST)
Went with dad to see a guru who had come from India. I was a 5-year-old kid playing with my father. The guru went to my parents and said 'that kid is going to surprise you one day': Vin Diesel
Jan 12, 2017 18:51 (IST)
We will dance in the sequel: Vin Diesel
Jan 12, 2017 18:47 (IST)
I could play Serena so confidently because my co-star and director had so much faith in me: Deepika
Jan 12, 2017 18:46 (IST)
When he tweeted that epic picture, I didn't even know if I was doing the film. I was speechless when I met him. When we started filming, I told him he was a teddy bear: Deepika on Vin Diesel
Jan 12, 2017 18:43 (IST)
Her commitment was apparent from the very beginning. She made us feel she would go to any length to personify this daredevil character: Vin Diesel on Deepika
Jan 12, 2017 18:42 (IST)
Wanted to create a female version of Xander Cage: Director DJ Caruso on Deepika's character Serena
Jan 12, 2017 18:40 (IST)
Never seen a reception as I did this morning getting off the plane: Vin Diesel
Jan 12, 2017 18:39 (IST)
Working together was in our destiny. One project didn't happen but we both knew this would. Thanks to xXx for giving me the chance: Deepika on working with Vin
Jan 12, 2017 18:36 (IST)
Can't tell you how happy I am to be home. Proud as an Indian to be representing country on global stage: Deepika Padukone
Jan 12, 2017 18:35 (IST)
Just let me kiss her, says Vin Diesel
Jan 12, 2017 18:32 (IST)
When we started shooting, she said 'one request - do a big Hollywood premiere in our country.' The fact that we're here means that we've kept our promise: Vin Diesel
Jan 12, 2017 18:29 (IST)
Have wanted to work with Deepika for many years. We first met years ago and saw chemistry was something special: Vin Diesel
Jan 12, 2017 18:27 (IST)
"Dream come true to be here," says Vin Diesel


Jan 12, 2017 16:44 (IST)
The press meet is up next

Jan 12, 2017 15:14 (IST)
The excitement of having Vin Diesel visit, as reported by director DJ Caruso


Jan 12, 2017 13:30 (IST)
Director Caruso tweeted:

Jan 12, 2017 13:19 (IST)
A reception fit for Xander Cage


Jan 12, 2017 12:59 (IST)
From the airport, Vin Diesel and Deepika Padukone headed to the St Regis hotel in Mumbai, where they will also address the press later
Jan 12, 2017 12:31 (IST)
The blockbuster welcome Deepika and Vin received at the airport included a reception committe of women wearing the traditional Maharashtrian nauvari sari:


Jan 12, 2017 12:14 (IST)
"This is happening, this is real," said Deepika and Vin in a live-stream on his Facebook page after they landed in Mumbai

Jan 12, 2017 12:08 (IST)
#VinDiesel is among the top Twitter trends just now. Here's one effusive tweet:

Jan 12, 2017 11:43 (IST)
After xXx 3 duties, Deepika and Vin will also let their hair down at an after party, which will also expectedly be attended by Bollywood bigwigs

Jan 12, 2017 11:09 (IST)
Laughter therapy. Vin, nice try to keep a straight face!

Jan 12, 2017 11:05 (IST)
Ahead of Deepika, Vin's arrival:
Jan 12, 2017 10:16 (IST)
A xXx 3 throwback we all love! Deepika, who's rumoured to be dating Ranveer Singh, was visited by the actor on Valentine's Day last year. Deepika was shooting in Toronto

Jan 12, 2017 09:36 (IST)
Deepika and Vin's Mumbai schedule includes a press conference in the evening, followed by a premiere of xXx: The Return Of Xander Cage

Jan 12, 2017 09:17 (IST)
Vin Diesel and Deepika Padukone's action-thriller is already a rage in India and the 49-year-old actor witnessed it first-hand on Thursday

Jan 12, 2017 08:35 (IST)
The xXx 3 co-stars walk out of the airport hand-in-hand. Aren't they simply aww-dorable?

 
Jan 12, 2017 08:29 (IST)
Deepika and Vin are here!
 
Jan 12, 2017 08:24 (IST)
Deepika, who has been sincerely carrying on with promotion duty for xXx 3, sent an invitation to Vin he could not refuse. "India is frantically waiting for you. We'll meet soon - on January 12 and 13," she said with a tweet in Hindi. It arrived with a poster
Jan 12, 2017 07:20 (IST)
Meanwhile, here's a better look at Serena Unger:
Jan 12, 2017 07:18 (IST)
The wait is almost over, guys. Deepika and Vin will be spotted at the Mumbai airport anytime now. Till then...
 
Jan 11, 2017 23:47 (IST)
Deepika Padukone is happy to bring xXx 3 home!

"There is a lot of action and adventure in the film which we haven't seen in Indian movies before. I am very excited that we will be presenting the movie here," she told IANS
Jan 11, 2017 23:13 (IST)
Deepika was femme fatale in a black pant suit at the Mexico premiere of her film

Image courtesy: AFP 


Jan 11, 2017 22:57 (IST)
Deepika might look all lethal and deadly in her xXx 3 persona but she's still desi at heart. Her only condition for coming on board Vin's film was an India premiere of her Hollywood debut. Vin agreed, and here we are!
Jan 11, 2017 22:28 (IST)
Meanwhile, Deepika also represented xXx 3 at the Golden Globes after party in Los Angeles

Image courtesy: AFP


Jan 11, 2017 21:55 (IST)
Ruby Rose, Nina Dobrev and Deepika's other co-star Tony Jaa were all at the London premiere

Image courtesy: AFP

Jan 11, 2017 21:53 (IST)
Deepika and Vin also co-star with Nina Dobrev 

Jan 11, 2017 21:34 (IST)
However, Deepika's look in xXx 3 is slightly...umm... a lot different than this. She plays a secret operative and her partner in crime is Ruby Rose

Jan 11, 2017 21:24 (IST)
The spotlight was on scarlet queen Deepika Padukone 

 Image courtesy: AFP
 
Jan 11, 2017 21:13 (IST)
On Thursday, India will wake up to Deepika Padukone and Vin Diesel in the country. Meanwhile, the duo are all set to host a screening of the film on Thursday evening. Ahead of that, Deepika and Team xXx 3 had super duper fun at the London premiere