Deepika Padukone (born 5 January 1986) is an Indian film actress. One of the highest-paid actresses in India, Padukone is the recipient of several awards, including three Filmfare Awards. She features in listings of the nation’s most popular personalities, and Time named her one of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2018.
Padukone, the daughter of the badminton player Prakash Padukone, was born in Copenhagen and raised in Bangalore. As a teenager, she played badminton in national level championships but left her career in the sport to become a fashion model. She soon received offers for film roles and made her acting debut in 2006 as the title character of the Kannada film Aishwarya. Padukone then played a dual role in her first Bollywood release, the romance Om Shanti Om (2007), which won her the Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut. Padukone received praise for portraying the lead roles in the romance Love Aaj Kal (2009) and the drama Lafangey Parindey (2010), but her performances in the romance Bachna Ae Haseeno(2008) and the comedy Housefull (2010) were met with negative reviews.
Let's Know Her
Deepika was born in Copenhagen, Denmark on January 5, 1986, and later moved to Bengaluru with her family when she was 11 months old.
Her surname Padukone is the name of the village near Kundapura in Udupi district in Karnataka, India.
She did her schooling at ‘Sophia High School and pre-university education at ‘Mount Carmel College, Bangaluru, India.
Padukone was a state level badminton player turned model and a top level Bollywood star, who is presently pursuing acting career in Hollywood.
She joined ‘Anupam Kher School of Acting’ in Mumbai, to get formal training in acting as she was getting film offers.
Deepika was about to make her Bollywood debut with the Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Saawariya. But, later Sonam Kapoor was taken on board.
She is the first actress ever to have delivered 4 consecutive 100-crore hits. In 2013, Deepika delivered 4 back-to-back hits, all of which earned 100 crores, namely ‘Race 2’, ‘Yeh Jawani Hai Deewani’, ‘Chennai Express’ and ‘Ram Leela’.
Padukone is now Asia’s most followed woman on Twitter. She has 25 million followers on Twitter which is a pretty big achievement.
Deepika have adopted Ambegaon village in Maharashtra. She helps them with water and electricity needs.
Aishwarya is a 2006 Kannada movie starring Upendra, Daisy Bopanna and introducing Deepika Padukone. The movie was directed by Indrajit Lankesh. The film is remake of Telugu film Manmadhudu. The film featured Upendra as a rich advertisement executive and changed his mass image into a classy one. The film was a commercial success and was among the top 5 hit films of 2006.
Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-leela
Actors Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone took everyone by surprise after they announced their wedding dates today on their social media handles. While everyone is eccentric about the same, there is something very special about one of the dates that most of you would not have noticed!
Deepika and Ranveer will be getting married on November 15 which is also the date when their first film, ‘Goliyon Ki Raasleela…Ramleela’ had released in 2013. The couple had apparently met for the first time on the sets of the film and it was there that love had blossomed. And if it is so, how special is the date
Actress Deepika Padukone says she did not recommend rumoured boyfriend Ranveer Singh for a cameo appearance in her upcoming film ‘Finding Fanny’.
Ranveer is playing Deepika’s dead husband in Homi Adjania’s ‘Finding Fanny’.
There were reports that it was Deepika who convinced Ranveer to do the cameo in the film.
Bajirao Mastani Hindi period romance film, based on the love story between Maratha Peshwa Baji Rao I and his second wife Mastani.
Ranveer Singh plays the character of Baji Rao I – a warrior and the second Peshwa of the Maratha Empire, from 1720 until his death. Where Deepika Padukone as Mastani, second wife of Baji Rao and Priyanka Chopra as Kashibai, first wife of Baji Rao.
oser to her ageing but nagging father Bhaskor Banerjee despite their disparate ideologies and fights over trivial issues
Padmaavat is a Bollywood period drama, directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali. The movie stars Deepika Padukone in titular character, alongside Shahid Kapoor, Ranveer Singh and Aditi Rao Hydari.
The movie depicts the story of Rani Padmavati, a legendary Hindu Rajput queen, who was the wife of Ratan Sen, the Rajput ruler of Mewar. In AD 1303, due to the lusty desire towards Rani Padmini, Alauddin Khilji, the ruler of Khalji dynasty of Delhi Sultanate sieged and conquered the Chittor Fort in Rajputana.