This Article is From Mar 11, 2016

Tabloid Changes Djokovic's 'Female Companion' to Deepika After Mockery

Tabloid Changes Djokovic's 'Female Companion' to Deepika After Mockery

This image was posted on Facebook by Deepika Padukone

New Delhi: Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone started trending on social media soon after she was referred to as tennis star Novak Djokovic's 'female companion' in an article by British site Daily Mail. She was also described as a 'leggy brunette' and praised for her stylish outfit. (Also Read - Djokovic's 'Female Companion': Foreign Media Fails to Recognise Deepika)

The tabloid was criticised for failing to recognize Deepika, who is making headlines courtesy her role in the new Vin Diesel film, titled xXx: The Return of Xander Cage. But, after a series of angry tweets from Deepika's fan tabloid updated their article and also added a short description of Deepika's rise in Bollywood.

Meanwhile, some Twitter users said that it's not a big deal!

Deepika, 30, was photographed leaving a local hotspot with Djoker on Tuesday. She looked fabulous in a black and white dress.
 But here's what they still failed to mention - Deepika's Djokovic connection.

Deepika played an exhibition tennis doubles match with him, Roger Federer and Aamir Khan in 2014's International Premier Tennis League tournament.

Deepika was also seen socialising with Novak's wife Jelena during the Wimbledon finals in July 2015. (Also Read: Novak Djokovic's Wife Meets the Padukones, Bonds With Deepika)

xXx: The Return of Xander Cage, the third film in the xXx franchise, is Deepika's first Hollywood venture.