Vin Diesel to visit India, Deepika welcomes her ‘xXx…’ co-star


Deepika Padukone’s Hollywood debut film 'xXx: Return of Xander Cage' is set to hit theatres in India next week, and the film’s lead actor and Deepika’s co-star Vin Diesel will be arriving in the country to promote it.

The ‘Bajirao Mastani’ actress has hinted about Vin Deisel’s India visit in her tweet. Deepika on Tuesday morning (Jan 3) tweeted a welcome note in Hindi addressing the Hollywood action star. Her tweet read, “Vin, India is frantically waiting for you. We'll meet soon on January 12 and 13. With lots of love.”

Deepika also shared a poster featuring herself holding a gun, with the title of the film and its India release date.

‘xXx: Return of Xander Cage’, which is originally scheduled to release across the globe on January 20, will hit Indian screens on January 14, a whole one week prior.

Deepika plays the role of Serena Unger, a member of Xander Cage’s gang, in the action-packed film, which features Hollywood actor Vin Diesel in the lead role of Xander Cage. The movie is the third in the series ‘xXx’ which first released in 2002. The second film titled ‘xXx: State of the Union’ released in 2005, but it didn’t feature Vin Diesel. The action hero returns to the cast after a gap of 14 years.

Directed by DJ Caruso, ‘xXx: The Return of Xander Cage’ also stars Ruby Rose, Nina Dobrev, Rory Samuel L Jackson, Donnie Yen, McCann, Ariadna Gutiérrez and Tony Jaa.

Meanwhile, Deepika is currently working on her next Bollywood project which is Sanjay Leela Bhansali's magnum opus ‘Padmavati’. The period drama also stars Ranveer Singh, Shahid Kapoor and Aditi Rao Hydari, and is slated to hit screens on November 17, 2017.