Deepika cancels her trip for the ‘Louis Vuitton’ fashion show due to coronavirus threat
02 Mar 2020
Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh as Romi Dev and Kapil Dev, from the movie '83'.
Gulf Today Report
Bollywood actor Deepika Padukone cancelled her Paris Fashion Week trip due to the global coronavirus outbreak.
The actress was invited by luxury fashion house Louis Vuitton to attend their show at the Paris Fashion Week, which is due to run till March 3.
Padukone will be appearing in her next movie, “83” as Romi Dev, Kapil Dev’s wife, which will be released on 10 April.
"83" traces Kapil's captaincy in leading the Indian cricket team to defeat the West Indies in the World Cup final in 1983. Ranveer Singh will essay Kapil's role in the film, directed by Kabir Khan.
The coronavirus, now present on every continent except Antarctica, has infected nearly 90,000 people, killing more than 3,000.
The actress had to cancel her trip due to the recent developments about the growing coronavirus epidemic.
"Deepika was scheduled to travel to France to attend Louis Vuitton's FW2020 show at the ongoing Paris Fashion Week but has had to cancel her trip with news coming in that the coronavirus epidemic has now entered a new stage in France," said an official spokesperson for the actress.
She will also be seen in the official Hindi remake of the Robert De Niro-Anne Hathaway starrer Hollywood comedy hit, "The Intern". It also stars Rishi Kapoor, and is slated to release in 2021.