After many Indians leaving a mark in the west, its now turn for Deepika Padukone to do the honors. The news is that Deepika Padukone, who was last seen in Chennai Express with Shah Rukh Khan. While Chennai Express turned out to be a massive hit around the world breaking all records of box office collections, Deepika was being auditioned for a significant role in the Vin Diesel franchise, Fast and Furious.

After having Actors like   Amitabh Bacchan, Anupam Kher, Om Puri, Nasseeruddin Shah, Shabana Aazmi, Irrfan Khan, Anil Kapoor,  Aishwarya Rai Bacchan and Tabu play important roles in  Hollywood Biggies, Deepika seems to be the next in line.

Grapevine has it, Deepika might have just bagged the part. She will play an important character in the edge-of-the-seat thriller that also stars Hollywood actors Jason Statham and Dwayne Johnson.

Deepika’s paperwork is on and in keeping with Hollywood’s professional stance, it is likely to take six months for the contract to be completed. She is currently in Dubai, shooting with Shah Rukh Khan.  Deepika hasn’t yet confirmed to the news.

Reportedly, the casting agents were seeking someone slender and statuesque. While Deepika was the first one to be auditioned, Kangana Ranaut and Chitrangda Singh were screen-tested for the role as well.

Fast and Furious 7 is set to go on floors next year. With this we might just get to see Deepika throwing back action at the pacy thriller.