Every since Deepika Padukone followed Priyanka Chopra to Hollywood to act in the Hollywood big ticket film XXX the return of Xander Cage there have been rumours that Deepika Padukone and Priyanka Chopra have fallen out to compete with each other in Hollywood. So is there really a fire of jealousy and hate that rages within the two? If taken at face value no but then again you could read between the lines. In a recent interview to the vogue Magazine Deepika speaking on her relationship with Pee cee said, “We have had very different beginnings. I still remember I was in school when she won Miss World! I’ve known her for many years and nothing has changed.” OMG could Deepika be distancing herself from Priyanka using the ‘mein saula baras ki tu satra baras ki’ adage here to her benefit .
While filming for Bajirao Mastani, Priyanka Chopra and Deepika Padukone were inseparable it looked like till death do us apart. Soon afther filming Priyanka left for the the USA to act in an ABC serial Quantico. Soon after arriving Priyanka announced that she was also acting in a Holywood film Baywatch with heavyweight action star, Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson. Soon after Deepika caught a flight to LA and ceremoniously announced she was doing a Hollywood film as well XXX Xander cage. When asked during the interview if this is competition Padukone quick to reply said, “everyone will have a different path and a different journey.” “What she wants from her career will be very different from what I want and that needs to be understood and respected
Earlier at an event when Priyanka Chopra was asked about their rivalry the quick witted star said toe the journalists, "you the (media) said we are friends. Earlier, you all used to write we are BFF best friends forever so how did this change, why and how it changed? I did not say it equation has changed, you said it has changed." Thus Priyanka put an end to any talk of a fallout among the Bollywood Diva’s.
On being asked about The Forbes magazine ranking as 10th richest actress in the world Deepika said, “I’ve never been driven by money. It has never been my priority or ambition. But it makes me happy to know that when I focus on the things that I love doing and I’m so passionate about, it can result in something like this, she added, My focus has always been on the journey… on doing good and challenging work and enjoying the process,” she says.
On the work front Deepika is delighted to work with her beau Ranveer Singh again, the two will unite for In the weeks ahead, she’ll reunite with Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s ambitious costume drama on the life and life of Rani Padmavati. Deepika and Ranveer will be together do their third film IN Padmavati where they are joined by Priyanka’s rumoured ex-boyfriend Shahid Kapoor. Will they exchange notes Deepika and Shahid that is we wonder.
Deepika Pdukone’s Hollywood debut ‘xxx: Return of Xander Cage’ will be released on January 19 Jan 2017 and Priyanka Chopra’s ‘Baywatch’ will hit the screens on May 19, 2017.