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Deepika Padukone’s first look from Prabhas-starrer Project K unveiled on her birthday, fans say it has ‘Dune vibes’

5th January 2022 (New Delhi): Deepika Padukone has an interesting line-up of movies for 2023, and on the occasion of her 37th birthday, the makers of ambitious Project K unveiled the first look of her character. The Nag Ashwin directorial stars Prabhas, Amitabh Bachchan and Deepika Padukone in the primary roles. Project K is among Deepika’s upcoming movies, which includes Pathaan, The Intern, and Fighter.

On Thursday, the makers of Project K dropped the first look of Deepika from the film on their social media. In the poster, a mystic avatar of Deepika is shown standing before sunrays, making her the ray of hope. Trade expert Taran Adarsh shared the poster of Project K on his social media, and wrote, “AMITABH – PRABHAS – DEEPIKA: ‘PROJECT K’ TEAM WISHES DEEPIKA… Team #ProjectK wishes #DeepikaPadukone on her birthday by unveiling this poster… Stars #AmitabhBachchan and #Prabhas… Directed by #NagAshwin… Produced by #VyjayanthiMovies.” 

As soon as the first look of Deepika was unveiled, netizens pointed out an uncanny resemblance between her character and Zendaya’s character from Dune. A netizen wrote, “kyu Hollywood ki copy kar rahe ho apne dum pe jio (why you are copying Hollywood, do it on yourself).” Another netizen mocked, “Kitna Original poster lg rha (The poster looks so original).” One of the users asked, “Why does this look straight out of Dune?”

Earlier on Thursday morning, Shah Rukh Khan unveiled Deepika Padukone’s character from their actioner Pathaan. In the photo shared by SRK, Deepika looks fiery as an agent, holding a gun outside a base. Deepika’s character looks determined to eradicate baddies. Khan shared the photo, with sweet words for his co-star. On his Twitter, SRK wrote, “To my dearest @deepikapadukone- how you have evolved to own the screen in every avatar possible! Always proud and always wishing for you to scale new heights… happy birthday… lots of love…” Deepika’s first release of 2023, Pathaan will hit in cinemas on January 25, 2023. 

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