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‘Aladdin’ actress Naomi Scott talks about a hilarious incident where she was mistaken for THIS diva.


Aladdin was directed by Guy Ritchie. Naomi Scott was the lead actress. The film was a huge success. Recently, Naomi remembered an old incident from the past, that happened on the sets of Aladdin.

So, actress Naomi Scott was praised for her performance as Princess Jasmine in the live-action Aladdin film, she recently revealed that a crew member once mistook her for Deepika Padukone. Naomi said that she actually liked it and didn’t even correct the person who thought she was Deepika.

This hilarious incident was recalled by Naomi Scott when she was promoting the 2019 Disney’s Aladdin. She revealed that she was mistaken for the Bollywood diva, Deepika Padukone, by a crew member, while she was watching Deepika’s song ‘Nagada Sang Dhol’ on set. The song was Deepika’s 2013 movie Ram-Leela opposite Ranveer Singh.

In a recent interview with BBC, when the interviewer asked if Princess Jasmine was inspired by Deepika Padukone, Naomi Scott said, “I have to tell you this funny story. Do you know Nagada Sang Dhol? I was playing it on set – and I had an American cast and crew so I’m playing it because I love that song so much, and literally someone was like, ‘Oh it’s so beautiful, Nay, is that you?’ And I was just like, ‘Yeah, it is, it is,”

Naomi Scott further added, “I thought to myself, ‘you could be compared to worse people than Deepika, so I’ll take that be a she’s pretty beautiful”.

Guy Ritchie’s Aladdin was a blast. Not many people know that Bollywood Actress Tara Sutaria was also being considered for the role of Princess Jasmine.