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Deepika Padukone reveals why she was signed for Vin Diesel' s 'XXX'

New Delhi: Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone is on the seventh heaven these days.The actress had a successful 2014, more successful 2015 and is all set to bang on in 2016.Deepika Padukone has recently won the
India TV Entertainment Desk January 21, 2016 13:21 IST
India TV Entertainment Desk

New Delhi: Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone is on the seventh heaven these days.

The actress had a successful 2014, more successful 2015 and is all set to bang on in 2016.

Deepika Padukone has recently won the Filmfare Best Actress Award for Piku and several accolades for her performance in Sanjay Leela Bhansali's periodical drama ‘Bajirao Mastani' opposite Ranveer Singh.

After spreading her magic in B-town, the diva is all set to shine at the International level with her Hollywood debut.

We are talking about the Vin Diesel's ‘XXX: The Return of Xander Cage' in which Deepika happens to play the female lead.

This is the third instalment of the ‘XXX' series.

When quizzed about how she is feeling about entering Hollywood, Deepika confessed that she was quite nervous initially.

She stated, “I am very excited. But I want to confess that I am very nervous. Most importantly I feel proud to be a part of a film where I get to flaunt my ethnicity”.

Deepika also revealed the she has been roped in for the movie because of her ethnicity and she is proud of that.

“The reason they are roping me is because of my background. I really hope that I do well in the movie and people go and watch it,” said the actress.

Deepika Padukone will be seen sharing the screen with Vin Diesel and Samuel L Jackson in ‘XXX: The Returns of Xander Cage' which is helmed by DJ Caruso. She will start shooting for the movie in February.