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  • Deepika Padukone leaves for CanadaVarinder Chawla
  • Deepika Padukone leaves for CanadaVarinder Chawla

Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone has left for Canada to shoot her Hollywood debut flick "xXx: The Return of Xander Cage" opposite Vin Diesel. Like Priyanka Chopra, the "Piku" actress is also set to rule Hollywood.

Deepika was snapped on Tuesday night at the airport, where she was looking all excited to begin a new phase in her career. Before leaving for Canada, the actress attended the NDTV Indian of the Year 2016 award ceremony, where she bagged the Actor of the Year Award.

"We are really proud of you. Since you are leaving tonight to shoot your big Hollywood blockbuster, we wish you all the best. May you conquer the new venture and make us proud like the way you always have," Ranveer Singh told Press Trust of India at the NDTV event.

Deepika's "Piku" co-star Irrfan Khan also wished her luck for her Hollywood debut. "You have every possible capability to conquer Hollywood with you looks and talent. I had one of the best experiences of shooting with you in 'Piku'. You just made the cranky role in 'Piku' so endearing," Irrfan told PTI.

On the other hand, Deepika talked about her co-star Diesel and said that he is generous like her other co-stars. "I just happened to have four interactions with Vin Diesel. He is a warm person and very generous like the other co-stars I have worked with. I am hoping that it will be a fun experience. It's important to enjoy the experience and everything else will follow," she told the news agency.

Apart from Diesel, Deepika will reportedly share screen space with international stars like Jet Li, Tony Jaa, Nina Dobrev and Ruby Rose. Deepika will be seen in a sexy glamorous avatar in the film. There are reports that the Bollywood beauty will play a huntress who would be Cage's (played by Diesel) ex-love interest.

In fact, Deepika's workout session videos has gone viral on social media. The videos have not only stunned the viewers and her fans, but also surprised her "xXx" movie co-star Ruby Rose. When a fan expressed her wish to work out with Ruby, she replied, "@RubyRoseLover0 I don't know man @deepikapadukone is freaking me out with these fitness videos.. I have to catch up.. But pizza."

Meanwhile, "xXx: The Return of Xander Cage" is not the first Hollywood project that has been offered to Deepika. It had been reported that she had turned down Diesel's offer to work in "Fast and Furious 7" in the past due to date issues.

In other news, after delivering back-to-back Bollywood films, including "Piku", "Tamasha" and "Bajirao Mastani", Deepika might not appear in any Hindi film this year.

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