Deepika to celebrate Diwali with her family in Bengaluru

Mumbai: Deepika Padukone said Diwali has always been special to her and she is heading to Bengaluru to celebrate the festival this year with her parents and sister.

The 30-year-old star, who will next be seen in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s “Padmavati” alongside Ranveer Singh, decided to spend some quality time with her family before the film’s shooting schedule starts.

“Diwali is the festival of lights, joy and happiness and has always been a very special festival for all of us. So I decided to spend quality time with my family before I immerse myself in ‘Padmavati’,” Deepika said in a statement.

Deepika is also looking forward to the release of her Hollywood debut “xXx: Return of Xander Cage”, which also stars actor Vin Diesel in the lead role.