Mumbai, May 21: Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone, who is making her Hollywood debut with “xXx: The Return of Xander Cage”, is finding it hard to make her co-star, British Mixed Martial Artist Michael Bisping spell her name correctly.
Deepika took to Twitter on Saturday to share a video in which Bisping can be seen struggling to pronounce the “Bajirao Mastani” actress’ name.
In the 14-second video, Deepika is asking Bisping to spell her name. Bisping replied: “I’m looking for Deepika ‘Tapukone’.”
Directed by D.J. Caruso, “xXx: The Return of Xander Cage”, this is Deepika’s maiden Hollywood movie, which also stars Vin Diesel, Nina Dobrev, Samuel L Jackson, Ruby Rose, Donnie Yen and Tony Jaa.
Deepika stars as Serena Unger opposite actor Vin Diesel, who will be seen in the titular role.
Deepika Padukone wrapped the shoot of her Hollywood film XXx: The Return of Xander Cage on May 12.
Her co-star Michael Bisping posted a picture in which he strikes a pose with Deepika and co-star Tony Jaa.
In Bollywood, Deepika’s last film was December 2015 release Bajirao Mastani, in which she co-starred with Ranveer Singh and Priyanka Chopra. She hasn’t signed another project, so far.
xXx: The Return of Xander Cage is a sequel to the 2002 film “xXx” and 2005 film “xXx: State of the Union”. The film is slated to release on January 20, 2017.
Deepika will soon be seen endorsing Lodha’s premium weekend home development property around a riverside golf course, named after Australian golfer, Greg Norman.
Located on the Mumbai-Pune expressway, this exclusive enclave is a short drive from both Mumbai and Pune.
This weekend development will be a home where residents can go relax, play a game of golf, spend quality family time by the riverside promenade, entertain friends and family over the weekends and indulge in outdoor sports.