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Deepika to Start Filming xXx Sequel in February, Confirms Director

  | January 06, 2016 14:41 IST (New Delhi)
Deepika Padukone

This image was posted on Instagram by Vin Diesel.

Deepika Padukone had not confirmed the news officially, but in December, she told NDTV: "What do I say, as far as the film is concerned only time will tell." Regarding Vin Diesel, she had said: "He's a friend and someone I'm extremely fond of. More than anything else he is an amazing person"

A picture of Deepika Padukone and Hollywood actor Vin Diesel sent fans in a tizzy soon after the actress shared it on social media in December. Everyone thought that Deepika, who was earlier offered a role in Mr Diesel's Fast & Furious franchise, may be finally collaborating with the actor.

Although Deepika had not confirmed the news officially, but in December, she told NDTV: "What do I say, as far as the film is concerned, only time will tell."

However, xXx: The Return of Xander Cage director DJ Caruso confirmed the news in a tweet during a chat session with his fans.

Here's what he tweeted initially:
 

He said that they will start filming the xXx sequel on January 13:
 

Fans however, thought that Deepika will also join the cast next week:
 

And then the director clarified:
  In December, the filmmaker had also tweeted:
 

This is what Deepika had tweeted:
 

When NDTV had asked Deepika about Vin Diesel, she said: "He's a friend and someone I'm extremely fond of. More than anything else he is an amazing person. But about everything else, which everyone wants to know, you'll know soon."

Deepika, who turned 30 on January 5, has featured in Piku, Tamasha and Bajirao Mastani in 2015. (Also Read: We Asked Deepika Padukone About The Pic With Vin Diesel. She Said...)

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