Vin Diesel coming to India gotta be a goddamn big deal. I mean, this is going to be his first ever visit to India and who else than his xXx: Return Of Xander Cage co-star Deepika Padukone will be playing his gorgeous host. In fact, Deepika already announced Diesel’s arrival through this adorable Twitter post in Hindi saying, ““विन, इंडिया बेसब्री से तुम्हारा इंतज़ार कर रहा है! जल्द ही मुलाकात होगी, १२ और १३ जनवरी को! हम सबका ढेर सारा प्यार (Vin, India is eagerly waiting for you. See you soon on January 12 and 13. Lots of love)” While this tweet was enough to double up our excitement. Wait until you check out the big surprise DP has in store for Vin as soon as he lands in Mumbai on the 12th of Jan. Also read: Deepika Padukone confirms Vin Diesel will be in India on January 12 and 13
In interaction with Mid-Day, a source close to the xXx production team revealed, “We plan to receive him at the airport with band baaja and garland. As the host, Deepika wants nothing short of a perfect welcome, so that Diesel has a warm, enjoyable stay here. He will be introduced to mouth-watering Indian delicacies too. Of the many things on the list, one of them is a big party to be hosted by Deepika, with the top guns of Bollywood in attendance. As of now, we have given him two options for his stay — top hotels in Colaba and central Mumbai. The latter would be ideal since it’s closer to the multiplex where the movie will premiere.” Doesn’t that sound exciting?
Now we dunno who all will be invited to this Big Bollywood Bash but going by the maddening reaction that we got to see during Coldplay’s Chris Martin’s visit to India, be rest assured to witness one helluva time when Vin’s in town. Save the date – January 12-13!
Directed by DJ Caruso, xXx: Return Of Xander Cage is all set to hit the Indian theatres on January 14. Deepika plays the baddie Serena Unger in the film which has an ensemble cast to the likes of Donnie Yen, Nina Dobrev, Ruby Rose and Samuel L Jackson. Talking about the excitement around her first Hollywood film, DP had said, “I am very excited. This is my Hollywood debut. I am very, very nervous, but also excited. Today is the beginning of that journey. I feel very proud that I get to represent my country especially in this kind of an action franchise film.”
On that note, how excited are you guys to watch DP and Vin’s reunion in Mumbai? Drop your thoughts in the comments below and keep watching this space for more.
Enjoy the official trailer: