Deepika: World is ready for Indian origin Avenger in MCU.

Actor Deepika Padukone has said that it would be interesting to play an Avenger in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Deepika was speaking at the unveiling of her wax statue at Madame Tussauds, London, on Thursday.

Asked if she would want to join the MCU, Deepika said it would be ‘interesting’. She thinks the world is ready for to see one of these superheroes, one that originates from India.

Deepika was accompanied by husband Ranveer Singh and their families at the unveiling ceremony for her wax statue. Deepika made her Hollywood debut with 2017’s action-thriller, XXX: Return of Xander Cage, opposite Vin Diesel. She is expected to reprise her role for the follow-up. The actor is currently filming her Padmaavat follow-up, Chhapaak, for director Meghna Gulzar. She will be seen under heavy prosthetics in the film, about an acid attack survivor.

Deepika was recently featured as one of the 14 international actors in the latest issue of American Vogue. She was joined on the cover by South Korean actor Doona Bae and Avengers: Endgame actor Scarlett Johansson.


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