2013 is totally year of Deepika padukone. First, she starred in the action packed blockbuster sequel film Race 2 in the beginning of the year. Then She starred opposite Ranbir kapoor in ‘Yeh Jawani hai Deewani’ which become the fifth highest grossing film of all time. But this was not it for Deepika. Her streak continued with Rohit Shetty’s Chennai Express, in which she starred opposite Shahrukh khan. Chennai express ultimately become the highest grossing Bollywood film of all time. Impressed from her performance (and more probably lady luck), Shahrukh khan signed her up in his next film Happy New Year. But Guess who else Deepika impressed? The producers of Fast and Furious series. Yes, Deepika is chosen to play a pivotal role in next film in the serious, Fast and Furious 7. However, the she is yet to officially sign up the deal. This is because Hollywood films generally takes up 3 to 4 months for the forum process.
Deepika was chosen in a screen test held in Mumbai. Kangana Ranaut and Chitrangada singh also took part in the screen test but it was Deepika who finally impressed the producers. If everything goes right then Deepika would join the league of Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Priyanka Chopra. Both these actress has starred in Hollywood movies. While Aishwarya rai earned fame in Hollywood from films such as Mistress of Sprices, Priyanka Chopra recently lend her voice to a character in film Planes.
Film pundits might assume that Signing of Deepika will help the seventh installment in the series to do good business in India. But thats not it. Fast and Furious 7 has many things to impress. First of all the film is the seventh installment in the ever growing series. The last two films in the series are included in the highest grossing films of all time. Vin Diesel has already stated that the seventh installment will initiate a new trilogy thus indicating the future of the series expanding to 9th installment.
Fast and Furious 7 has already made a buzz when it was announced that action Hero Jason Statham will be the main villain in the 7th part. Kurt russell and Tony Jaa also joined the cast. It might become the most star studded film of all time surpassing The Avengers and The Expendables and Lord of the Rings series.
For Indian audience Deepika Padukone will not be the only attraction in the film. The series has surely build a good fan base with his thrilling action sequences and car chases. Moreover the film stars Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson. The Rock who was a wrestler by profession also have a good fan base in India. Vin diesel is also popular for his Riddick film series. After adding Jason statham, the series surely has improved its chances to perform good in the series. For a Blockbuster top grossing film, it is must that they impress Indian audience. With so much excitement added to Fast and Furious 7, Who knows it might become the first film in the series to cross $1 billion mark?