Actor Naomi Scott has recalled the time on set when she was mistaken for Deepika Padukone whereas selling the 2019 Disney blockbuster Aladdin.
Naomi, who’s of Indian descent, additional admitted that she didn’t right the one who thought she seemed like Deepika.
In an interview with BBC, when the interviewer requested her if Princess Jasmine was impressed by the Bollywood actor, Naomi confessed, “I’ve to inform you this comic story. Are you aware Nagada Sang Dhol? I used to be taking part in it on set – and I had an American forged and crew – so I’m taking part in it as a result of I liked that track a lot and actually somebody was like, ‘Oh it’s so stunning, Nay, is that you simply?’ and I used to be identical to, ‘Yeah, it is, it is.’”
She continued, “I thought to myself, ‘you could be compared to worse people than Deepika, so I’ll take that because she’s pretty beautiful’.”
Directed by Man Ritchie, Aladdin went on to grow to be a billion-dollar hit. Actor Tara Sutaria was additionally within the working for the position of Princess Jasmine, in keeping with the Hindustan Times.
Actor Will Smith, who performed Genie within the movie, had additionally stated in an interview that he inspired Ritchie to embrace Bollywood aesthetic within the movie.
“Aladdin is hot, you are going to love it! I was trying to do my best Bollywood version in this movie and there is a Prince Ali sequence in the film and I kept telling Guy Ritchie ‘you’ve got to go full Bollywood, you have to give them a complete Bollywood flavour,’” Smith stated at a pink carpet occasion in Tokyo.
Naomi additionally went on to star within the rebooted model of Charlie’s Angels, and can also be signed up for an Aladdin sequel. Deepika, in the meantime, made her Hollywood debut reverse Vin Diesel in xXx: The Return of Xander Cage.
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