‘xXx: Return of Xander Cage’ celebrates global harmony: Diesel

Mumbai, Jan 13 (IANS) Hollywood superstar Vin Diesel, who arrived here for the world premiere of his upcoming film “xXx: Return of Xander Cage” that also features Bollywood sensation Deepika Padukone, it is a celebration of global harmony.

After arriving here to traditional ‘band-baja’ welcome that overwhelmed the actor, Vin addressing the Indian media at the Astor Ballroom of St Regis, Palladium here said: “The film celebrates global harmony.”

Recalling a childhood memory, he said: “It was a dream of a little boy to visit India, and all these years, I waited for an opportunity to come here. I would like to thank this queen here, this angel (indicating Deepika) who brought such a blessing in my life and make my dream come true,” as he planted a kiss on Deepika’s cheek.

Apparently, it was Deepika’s idea to do a premier of the film here and Vin came here to keep his promise on the same.

The evening was hosted by Mansi Scott and addressed by Sudhanshu Vats, the Group CEO of Viacom 18 followed by Ajit Andhare, the Chief Operating Officer of Viacom 18 who expressed their joy and pride at the occasion before Vin, Deepika and Director D.J. Caruso made their electrifying entry.

Vin, who had donned a beautiful black sherwani, was looking absolutely dashing alongside Deepika who dressed in golden Indian attire.

On the occasion, Deepika said: “Working with Vin was in my destiny. We have known each other for few years now and I loved working with him, it was an amazing experience. I would like to thank DJ Caruso and the xXx franchise to revive it with this film and have a faith on me to offer me the role of Serena.”

Asked about what made them choose Deepika for the role, Vin said: “We were looking for the combination of beauty grace and physical strength to do all the action sequences. She is capable to do both with equal ease. Moreover, we share a chemistry that shows on screen. So the is the perfect one.”

The film is releasing on Friday.

–IANS

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