New Delhi: Vin Diesel refashioned 'Throwback Thursday' as 'xXx Thursday' and shared an old selfie with his xXx: Return Of Xander Cage co-star Deepika Padukone. The picture shared by Vin Diesel is from their India promotion leg for xXx 3 in January. Vin Diesel wore a Shantanu & Nikhil bandhgala while Deepika looked stunning in a Sabyasachi outfit. xXx 3 was Deepika's first Hollywood film and it performed reasonably well at the box office. When in India, Vin Diesel said that Deepika is 'very, very special' to him. "You just have to see my Facebook of last year to realise how special she is to me. There is no one like her. It is such a blessing that she is in my life. Such a blessing to have someone in my life who is such a beautiful soul," he had said.
- Vin Diesel shared an old pic from when he was in India to promote xXx 3
- Vin Diesel captioned the selfie with Deepika as: 'All Love'
- xXx 3 was Deepika's first Hollywood film
Deepika Padukone gained global recognition courtesy Vin Diesel's film, in which she played the role of a lethal assassin Serena Unger. At the Cannes Film Festival this year, Deepika Padukone told France 24 that Vin Diesel is adorable. "He's just the most amazing person I've ever met. He's generous and kind. All the amazing experiences I had are because of him and his faith in me for what I could do for the movie. He is a friend for life," she said.
Deepika Padukone's upcoming film is Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Padmavati co-starring Ranveer Singh and Shahid Kapoor. She's also signed up for a Vishal Bhadrdwaj-film, in which she'll play the role of Rahima Khan, wife of gangster Mehmood Kaliya. The film, which is an adaptation of S Hussain Zaidi's book Mafia Queens Of Mumbai, will be directed by Honey Trehan and also feature Irrfan Khan, Deepika's Piku co-star.