Deepika Padukone
Deepika Padukone training with military personnel for "XXX: The Return of Xander Cage." Pictured: Deepika Padukone with Mike.PR Handout

Deepika Padukone has been busy shooting for her upcoming Hollywood debut "XXX: The Return of Xander Cage," and looks like the actress will be seen doing some serious action in the film. Deepika will apparently use a real gun in the movie, and has been undergoing training with a real-life military personnel for it.

Deepika is being trained by a military officer named Mike, and the training will continue for around four to six weeks, according to a statement. Director DJ Caruso has been sharing pictures from the sets of "XXX: The Return of Xander Cage," and Deepika is seen pointing a gun in one of the recently-shared photos.

The director shared the photo with the caption: "Yes her training has paid off. #deepikapadukon no joke with #firepower. #xxx3 #xandercagereturns [sic]." Earlier, he had shared another picture that showed the "Bajirao Mastani" actress and Tony Jaa shooting for an action sequence in the film.

Deepika will play the character of a huntress named Serena. She will be seen as Vin Diesel's on-screen love interest and the duo reportedly has some steamy scenes in the movie. "XXX: The Return of Xander Cage" has a big star cast, including Deepika, Vin, Ruby Rose, Tony Jaa, Nina Dobrev and Samuel L Jackson.

Deepika holds the record of giving back-to-back Bollywood hits, and now fans are eagerly waiting to see the gorgeous diva sharing screen space with some of the biggest stars in Hollywood.

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