Daily Mail has now changed the headline of their report and updated the article after receiving online flak.

Dear Daily Mail the female companion you spotted with Djokovic is our superstar Deepika Padukone
news Entertainment Thursday, March 10, 2016 - 11:18

After being mocked for not recognising Bollywood actor Deepika Padukone in a report, Daily Mail has now made changes in the article and added the actor's name. 

World no.1 tennis ace Novak Djokovic was photographed on Tuesday night, leaving a restaurant with Bollywood star Deepika Padukone in Los Angeles. 

Novak and Deepika had reportedly caught up at celebrity haunt - The Nice Guy, but the latter was unidentified by the website. 

The Daily Mail had earlier reported: 

The world number one tennis player appeared to have had a great night as he was pictured exiting the bar - popular among LA's A-lister set - in the dark hours of the evening with a female companion....Novak flashed the paps a cheeky grin before joining his impeccably turned-out friend in the back seat of a getaway car.


The artcile also called Deepika "the leggy brunette".

The updated version of the article now also includes a description of the Bollywood superstar, part of which reads, 

Deepika is one of the biggest Bollywood stars of her generation, and is reportedly one of the highest-paid Indian stars of the moment.

Although she's also made a name for herself as a model, it's her acting career that has cemented her place in the industry.

Her major breakthrough in 2007 in Om Shanti Om, in which she appeared opposite Shah Rukh Khan and for which she won a Best Female Debut prize at the Filmfare Awards, the biggest movie awards ceremony in the Hindi film industry.

Novak and Deepika are said to be good friends and the latter had hosted Novak and his wife Jelena Ristic when they were in India last year. 

While Djokovic has 5.09 million Twitter followers, Padukone has over double the followers at 13.7 million on the micro-blogging site. 

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