Deepika Padukone has embarked on a splendid journey of Hollywood recently with her ultra glamorous role in xXx: The Return of Xander Cage in which she starred the Fast & Furious star, Vin Diesel.  After charming one and all across the world, fans of Deepika Padukone have been eagerly waiting for her next project. And yes, there’s a great news for her fan following. Deepika will be next seen as Queen Padmavati in the next magnum opus of Sanjay Leela Bhansali.

Deepika Padukone is apparently very excited for this role and also thinks that it will be an extremely difficult role for her to process and portray. She says, “Padmavati will be extremely difficult and I am ready for that experience and journey.”

Talking about her journey in film industry she says, “It doesn’t feel like I have completed nine years. It feels like I have a lot more to give. Like I am ready for even more challenging roles and challenging films. And one of those experiences will be Padmavati.”


When interrogated further about the recent look tests for this movie by Majid Majidi, she refused to shed much information and said, “You will know soon.

Congratulating PM Modi’s new policy of scrapping the 500 and 1000 rupee notes, she says, “It was high time we did something like this. It’s an exceptional move. I congratulate the government for it.”

Talking about her Hollywood movie that is all set to release, she says she is hopeful that the entire cast will visit her native country for the movie promotions. “I have spoken to them a lot about India. They know a lot about India. Hopefully, all of them will be here”, she says.

In this movie of Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Shahid Kapoor will be seen opposite Deepika Padukone in the role of Raja Ratan Singh.Padmavati is slated to release in late 2017, next year.


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