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Deepika Padukone dines with the xXx team

February 22, 2016 15:20 IST

The top posts on social media from your favourite Bollywood celebrities:

Deepika Padukone, Vin Diesel

Deepika Padukone seems to be having fun shooting for the Vin Diesel-starrer xXx: The Return of Xander Cage in Toronto.

She posted a picture on Twitter, above, and wrote: ‘#Family #Love #Dinner #Desert #XXX3 #VinDiesel @Deejaycar @DonnieYenCT @tonyjaaofficial #KrisWu @ninadobrev @RubyRose.’

Meanwhile, her co-star Nina Dobrev complimented Deepika and wrote: ‘Beyond amazing to dine with you! Do you always look like you're doing a Vogue shoot? #Stunning.’

Directed by D J Caruso, the action-thriller will also feature Donnie Yen, Tony Jaa, Kris Wu and Ruby Rose.

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Meet the cast of Baywatch!

Priyanka Chopra

Priyanka Chopra, meanwhile, caught up with her Baywatch team for lunch. 

Dwayne Johnson aka The Rock posted a picture on Instagram, above, and wrote: ‘Like a proud papa silverback, just look at this talented cool/hot #Baywatch cast.. @ilfenator, @alexannadaddario, @zacefron, @priyankachopra, @kellyrohrbach, @thejonbass and some tatted up, bald brown man with a large head. This squad has been working extremely hard for months for these roles - the time has come - we start shooting TOMORROW. Let's roll and bring the world some beach fun. #BAYWATCH #LifeguardsOnDuty #AndZacHasNiceTits.’

Priyankaadded: ‘Good luck for Tom #Baywatch Squad! Play while the cat's away!! C u soon.’

Directed by Seth Gordon, the film will star Alexandra Daddario, Zac Efron, Hannibal Buress, Kelly Rohrbach, Ilfenesh Hadera and Jon Bass.

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Saira Banu: Dilipsaab needs rest and peace

Dilip Kumar

Veteran actor Dilip Kumar, who has been associated with a 18-year-old court case, will be facing the judgment on February 23 at the Chief Metropolitan Magistrate's Court.

His wife Saira Banu took to Twitter to express her concern: ‘Breaks my heart to inform @TheDilipKumar fans. tomm, Tuesday, 18-yr-old court case in which Saab has been associated, will be up for judgement hearing at 14 Met. Magistrate court, Girgaum, presided by Hon. Magistrate BS Kharade.’

‘At 94 yrs, Saab's health is delicate, facing neurological problems, yet Saab has never prayed for case adjournment. Hope serious consternation n stress caused don't affect his condition further. Saab needs peace n rest. I seek your prayers n support,’ she added.

Meanwhile, Dilip Kumar shared a picture, above, and wrote: ‘So good to see so many good wishes and prayers here.’

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Anushka announces her next production

After the success of her debut production NH10Anushka Sharma is all set to set to produce her next film Phillauri.

Confirming the news, Anushka tweeted: ‘Happy 2 announce our next production venture - PHILLAURI, with @foxstarhindi & costarring @diljitdosanjh, Suraj Sharma.’

Directed by Anshai Lal, the film will feature Diljit Dosanjh and Suraj Sharma.

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When Amitabh Bachchan was rejected 

Amitabh Bachchan

Amitabh Bachchan, who made his acting debut with Khwaja Ahmad Abbas' 1969 film Saat Hindustani, took a trip down memory lane, as he shared an old photograph.

‘This the picture I sent to Filmfare Madhuri Contest to join films .. is it any wonder they rejected me !!’ the 73-year-old actor tweeted.

Filmfare-Madhuri Contest was a talent hunt competition for aspiring actors in the late 1960s. Ironically, Big B was also rejected by All India Radio as an RJ.

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Neerja Bhanot’s classmates thank Sonam Kapoor

Sonam Kapoor

Sonam Kapoor, who is enjoying the response to her latest film Neerja, recently met the school classmates of air hostess Neerja Bhanot.

Sonam showed off a signed T-shirt gifted to her by Bombay Scottish School's Class of 1978, above, and wrote: ‘Ram this is all you.. Thank you for making me an honorary alumni.. I humbly accept this beautiful tribute to #neerja by her pals of #bombayscottish class of '78 .. This has truly truly moved me.’

The film is based on the life of Neerja Bhanot, who was shot dead by terrorists, who hijacked the Mumbai-New York flight at Karachi on September 5, 1986.

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Parineeti goes to Australia

Parineeti Chopra

Parineeti Chopra is enjoying her time off in Queensland, Australia.

She posted a picture on Instagram, above, and wrote: ‘Aashirwaad from my holy ground!! Its been a 14 year old dream :) Finally australia!!! #lovemyjob’

Parineeti will be next seen opposite Ayushmann Khurrana in Meri Pyari Bindu.

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First look: Kriti Kharbanda in Raaz 4

Kriti Kharbanda

South actress Kriti Kharbanda will be making her Bollywood debut opposite Emraan Hashmi in Vikram Bhatt’s horror movie Raaz 4. The shooting is currently on in Romania.

Producer Mahesh Bhatt shared a picture, above, and wrote: ‘Raaz4: The gorgeous Kriti Kharbanda journeying into the heart of darkness!’

Raaz 4

He shared another picture, above, and added: ‘Raaz4: I think of horror films as art. Some of them make u confront dark parts of ur own-self which u never would.’

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It’s a wrap for Baaghi!

Baaghi

After celebrating Sajid Nadiadwala's 50th birthday on the sets of Baaghi: Rebels in Love, it was time to cut the cake for another reason -- the film's wrap-up.

Nadiadwala’s wife Wardha shared a picture on Twitter, above, and wrote: ‘Rebels in the house yummy cake @DiptiJindal Team #Baaghi rocks.’

Starring Tiger Shroff and Shraddha Kapoor, the film is expected to release on April 29.

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Anupam Kher ‏shoots for Baa Baa Black Sheep

Anupam Kher

Anupam Kher has started shooting for Vishwaas Pandya’s much-delayed film Baa Baa Black Sheep in Goa.

He posted a picture of himself with co-star Manish Paul, above, and wrote: ‘First look of first day's shoot of @VishwasPaandya's BaaBaaaBlackSheep in Goa. Enjoyed working with @ManishPaul03.’

The comedy film will also star Anu Kapoor and Ali Fazal.

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Varun Dhawan goes surfing

Varun Dhawan

Varun Dhawan, who is shooting for his elder brother Rohit Dhawan’s directorial debut Dishoom in Abu Dhabi, is enjoying himself.

He posted a picture on Instagram, above, and wrote: '#surflife #abudhabi #dishoom #shootday #work #morning.'

The film also stars John Abraham, Jacqueline Fernandez, Akshaye Khanna and Nargis Fakhri.