Deepika Padukone ‘setting new trend’ with Ruby Rose

Mumbai, April 14 (IANS) Actress Deepika Padukone, who is currently shooting her Hollywood debut film “xXx: The Return of Xander Cage” in Hamilton, Canada, says she and her co-star Ruby Rose are setting “a new trend”.

Rose shared an image of herself along with Deepika on Instagram. The two can be seen wearing their jackets “backwards”.

“Cool people wear their jackets backwards… No really… Freezing cold… People wear their coats anyway they can! Toronto, why (are) you so freezing(?)! Ok, it isn’t Toronto, it’s Hamilton… That’s why it’s colder,” Rose captioned the image.

The “Bajirao Mastani” star took to Twitter where she mentioned that the duo have a “lot more” trends in their kitty.

“We’re probably setting a new trend Ruby Rose and definitely a lot more of this coming up!” Deepika tweeted.

Directed by DJ Caruso, “xXx: The Return of Xander Cage” also stars Hollywood’s celebrated name Vin Diesel.

‘Azhar’ was never offered to me: Huma Qureshi

New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) Actress Huma Qureshi, who was popularly tipped to play badminton star Jwala Gutta in the upcoming biopic “Azhar” starring Emraan Hashmi, says it is a “rumour” and the film was “never offered” to her.

Asked if she will be essaying the role of Gutta in the film, Huma told IANS: “That’s a rumour. It is false. I am not playing Jwala Gutta. It (‘Azhar’) was never offered to me. I was never approached for it.”

“I wonder where these rumours come from,” the “Badlapur” actress added.

“Azhar” will narrate the highs and lows of Mohammad Azharuddin’s life as the captain of the Indian cricket team for most of the 1990s and being tainted by a match-fixing scandal in 2000, and getting banned for life.

Emraan will be seen playing the titular role of former Indian captain Azharuddin in the film.

Directed by Tony D’Souza, “Azhar”, which is jointly produced by Balaji Motion Pictures and MSM Motion Picture, also stars Prachi Desai, Nargis Fakhri and Lara Dutta in pivotal roles and is slated for a worldwide release on May 13.

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