By Salma Awwad
Fast and Furious star Vin Diesel gives black Dodge Challenger to Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum
Hollywood movie star Vin Diesel has gifted a black Dodge Challenger car to Dubai princess Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum.
The Fast and Furious star's gift was revealed after the princess shared a photo of the muscle car with a thank you note on her Instagram page.
The note read: “To my extended family in Dubai, thank you for your love … your friend always.”
The princess posted the images on her Instagram account with a message replying: “Thank you @vindiesel for this wonderful gift, it was a great pleasure meeting you and your family.”
The collage shared by her Highness also included a Fast Five “Street Fighters” postcard and a CD signed by the Hollywood star which read: “Sh. Latifa The Lioness Angel…”
The filming of the seventh edition of the Fast and Furious series wrapped up in April, but the stars remained in the UAE and shared their adventures on both their Instagram and Facebook accounts.
Fast & Furious 7 is the latest major Hollywood production to be filmed in Abu Dhabi.
In April, actor/producer Vin Diesel, as well as actors Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson and Chris "Ludacris" Bridges, arrived in Abu Dhabi.
Fast & Furious 7 is scheduled for release in April 2015. The latest instalment in the franchise is the follow up to Fast and Furious 6, which was released in May 2013.
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