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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.


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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. 

Movies Timeline


2006

Aishwarya

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.

2007

Om Shanti Om

Om, a junior film artist, is smitten by Shantipriya, a renowned actress, but is killed while trying to save her from a fire accident. 30 years later, he is reborn and sets out to avenge her death.




2008

Bachna Ae Haseeno

Raj, a playboy who is notorious for breaking many hearts, realizes his mistake when Gayatri rejects him. He then sets out to make amends and win back his love.

2009

Chandni Chowk to China

Sidhu’s friend tricks him into believing that he’s the reincarnation of a slain Chinese revolutionary. Sidhu visits China to save his people but faces challenges, including a deadly female assassin.




2009

Billu

The people in a village discover that Billu, a poor barber, is a childhood friend of the superstar Sahir Khan, who has arrived for a film shoot. They shower him with favours to introduce them to him.

Special appearance of Deepika Padukone in song “Love Mera Hit Hit”

2009

Love Aaj Kal

In a technology-driven world where love is on speed-dial, two lovers find themselves overcoming distances, failures and heartbreaks to find each other again and preserve what they had abandoned.




2009

Main Aurr Mrs Khanna

Samir gets married to Raina, an orphan, and they live happily until Samir loses his job. Samir relocates to Singapore and when he returns, he finds that Raina is planning to marry Aakash, a friend.

Special appearance of Deepika Padukone.

2010

Karthik Calling Karthik

Karthik, an introvert, is always ridiculed by his boss and throughout his life, he has faced setbacks. However, one day, he receives a phone call from a stranger who promises to transform his life.




2010

Housefull

Aarush is an unlucky man and carries his bad luck wherever he goes. His quest to find love only makes his life more miserable as he ends up in complicated situations.

2010

Lafangey Parindey

A freak accident by Nandu results in Pinky, an aspiring dancer, losing her eyesight. Guilt-ridden, Nandu decides to help her gain back her confidence and helps her prepare for a reality show.




2010

Break Ke Baad

Aaliya is not ready for commitment even after a decade-long friendship with Abhay. She remains indifferent when he follows her to Australia, but is finally shaken when he announces his marriage.

2010

Khelein Hum Jee Jaan Sey

A group of sixty-four fearless and courageous youngsters led by Surya Sen, a teacher, plan a revolution against the British Empire.




2011

Dum Maaro Dum

ACP Vishnu is sent on a mission to investigate and clean the underbelly of Goa. During his investigation, he uncovers a huge racket and discovers the involvement of various politicians.

Special appearance in song “Dum Maro Dum”

2011

Aarakshan

Dr Anand, the principal of STM College, along with his disciples, fights against the odds to abide by the Supreme Court’s decision to reserve seats for the backward class students.




2011

Desi Boyz

Jignesh and Nikhil lose their jobs and have no option but to work as strippers to earn a livelihood. However, their act not only tests their friendship but also creates problems in their love life.

2012

Cocktail

Veronica becomes friends with Meera and then Gautam and eventually both move into her apartment. All is well until love enters their lives and adds more complications than they can handle.




2013

Race 2

Ranvir befriends a billionaire gangster, Armaan, in Turkey. However, he soon turns on him and plots revenge when he learns that his girlfriend was responsible for the death of his wife.

2013

Bombay Talkies

An anthology of four short stories that describe how Bollywood has an influence on the lives of people from various strata of the society.

Special appearance in song “Apna Bombay Talkies”




2013

Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani

Kabir and Naina bond during a trekking trip. Before Naina can express herself, Kabir leaves India to pursue his career. They meet again years later, but he still cherishes his dreams more than bonds.

2013

Chennai Express

Rahul, who has to immerse his late grandfather’s ashes in Rameshwaram, unwillingly boards the Chennai Express and finds himself entangled with Meena, the daughter of a gangster.




2013

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

2014

Kochadaiiyaan

Rana, a noble warrior, seeks revenge against his kingdom’s ruler who killed his father. At the same time, he also ends up upsetting the neighbouring enemy kingdom’s ruler.




2014

Finding Fanny

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.

2014

Happy New Year

In a quest to pull off a heist at a hotel in Dubai, Charlie assembles a team of non-dancers to take part in a dance competition at the hotel. They enlist the help of a bar dancer.




2015

Piku

A road trip to Kolkata brings Piku, an architect, closer to her ageing but nagging father Bhaskor Banerjee despite their disparate ideologies and fights over trivial issues

2015

Tamasha

Ved and Tara fall in love while on a holiday in Corsica and decide to keep their real identities undisclosed. Tara returns to Delhi and meets a new Ved, who is trying to discover his true self.




2015

Bajirao Mastani

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

2017

xXx: Return of Xander Cage

Xander Cage, a former xXx operative, is forced to return to active service to find and retrieve Pandora’s Box, a satellite-controlling device, which is stolen from the CIA’s office in New York.




2017

Raabta

Shiv and Saira fall in love with each other and soon become inseparable. Their relationship is put to a test when Saira’s reincarnated lover from the past life returns in their timeline.

Special appearance in song “Raabta”

2018

Padmaavat

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.