SRK on Deepika: 'She's a surprise package!'

By HT

Mumbai, June 13 -- Director Rohit Shetty has earned the reputation of making films - the Golmaal series, Singham (2011) and Bol Bachchan (2012) - that always manage to cross the R100 cr mark at the box office. For his upcoming movie, Chennai Express, lead actor Shah Rukh Khan wanted everything done meticulously to ensure another successful project.

For the same reason, he insisted that Deepika Padukone (the film's female lead) perfect her Tamil accent for her role.

A source close to Shah Rukh says, "Deepika is Konkani, so she found it easier to learn the Tamil accent, but Shah Rukh still insisted that she work on it." So, before the shoot, he made sure that Deepika watched a lot of Tamil films.

Deepika says, "Working with him is always fun and a