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First and Foremost, Deepika You make us proud.

The much long wait ends here, her photo with Vin Diesel that created the buzz. Rumors settled when the announcement came through, now too many mouths will go shut when they see Deepika roaring the Hollywood at her grandiose.

Vin Diesel’s entry in the third sequel indeed gives away to the title Return of Xander Cage to the xXx series after the original xXx and the 2005 sequel xXx: State of the Union. The film has made the right buzz for the Indian audience with Deepika Padukone playing almost the leading lady of the film. Her presence outshines everyone in the movie and is going to make Indian Audience proud. For international audience, she is going to raise many chins up making herself noticed.

That’s Deepika Padukone, coming to the movie xXx – Return of Xander Cage has all what it takes to make a successful Hollywood Masala film. Great Action, breathe-taking chase sequences, great locales and hot babes. No sooner you settle with your popcorn and you have an adrenaline rushed entry of Miss Padukone bringing out a wow at a thump in a theater cheering for her. Followed by a extremely sporting entry of vin jumping high cliff with the skates on, skiing through the jungle, skating on the road scene where you see Vin winning your hearts at a great pace. It’s a run behind the Pandora box that’s where the mission lies, action lies, chase lies. Coming out of the self-imposed exile, Xander picks up his team for a mission to accomplish. Each member of the team is SME subject matter expertise forming a great xXx series. They have a race against time to recover Pandora a weapon that controls the military satellite little did they know the mission they are on is going to entangle them in a conspiracy that calls for lot of action up in the air and on the water making a path for some breath-taking action and chase sequences. xXx lives up to the expectations.

The film has everything what you would expect from this series, jungle skiing, water biking, racing against the waves, with 3D effects on a giant IMAX Screen they bring a big WOW factor making you crave for more. Deepika Padukone has a great screen presence and she proves cinema has no barriers, be it Bollywood or Hollywood doesn’t matter, performance does. She carries herself at ease with her performance.

Verdict: Gold****

P.S. Nina Dobrev play Naina aka Preity Zinta of Kal Ho Na Ho.