John Travolta, who is iconic for his performances in a number of films such as Saturday Night Fever۪ (1977), Grease۪ (1978) and Pulp Fiction۪ (1994), was one of the many Hollywood celebrities seen mingling with the Bollywood stars over the IIFA weekend in Tampa Bay, Florida. The award show, which was held between 23rd and 26th April, was also where Travolta expressed his desire of wanting to work with Deepika Padukone.
I want to work with the actress who worked in Ram Leela۪. I think her name is Deepika Padukone_ She is amazing, she۪s great, he said to Deccan Chronicle.
The Hollywood actor, who will be seen making his Bollywood debut with Shekhar Kapur۪s Paani۪, also spoke of his admiration for Bollywood and went on to mention that some of his favourite films are Lagaan۪ (2001), Krrish۪ (2006) and 3 Idiots۪ (2009).
Travolta was awarded with the Outstanding Contribution to International Cinema trophy at the main event.
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By, Manpreet Bhandal.