English actress and singer Naomi Scott, who played the role of Princess Jasmine in live-action Aladdin, revealed in an interview last year that she was once mistaken for Deepika Padukone on the set.
During an interview with BBC Asian Network, Naomi spoke about how Bollywood was also an inspiration behind the role of Jasmine. She further recalled the time when she was watching ‘Nagada Sang Dhol’ from 2013 film Goliyon Ki Rasleela Ram-Leela and someone thought that she is Deepika Padukone.
Aladdin hit the theatres on May 24 last year. The movie was directed by Guy Ritchie. Mena Massoud, Will Smith, Marwan Kenzari, and Navid Negahban played key roles.
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