Deepika Padukone WikiDeepika Padukone, a stunning Indian actress and a model who is well known for her presence in Bollywood. Her talent made her to rope into the industry, even without any godfather. She has established herself as one of the top actress of B-town. She made her acting debut in 2006 Kannada film Aishwarya and later played the lead role in the movie "Om Shanti Om" opposite Shahrukh Khan, which proved a major commercial success and earned her the Filmfare Award for the "Best Female Debut". Deepika will now be seen in upcoming movies like Bajirao Mastani and Tamasha.
BiographyDeepika was born on 5 January, 1986 to Prakash Padukone and Ujjala Padukone in Copenhagen, Denmark. When she was eleven months old they moved to Bangalore, India. While in high school, she played badminton at the state level. However, she was not keen on pursuing a career as a badminton player. At the age of 17, Deepika made her first ramp show.
Latest NewsDeepika Padukone opened a foundation called Live Love Laugh, for mental health awareness. She will be hosting high tea for a list of esteemed guests and talk about mental health issues that plague the country.
Deepika has missed out in featuring in Fast and Furious 7. Recently she said that she is ready to work in Hollywood films. The actress has spoken that, "I couldn't do Fast and Furious 7 because I was busy promoting Ram Leela. I am ready to explore opportunities in Hollywood and if something interesting comes along, I don't mind taking it up".
Personal ProfileName : Deepika padukone
Birthday : 5 Jan 1986
Place of Birth : Copenhagen, Denmark
Age : 29 years
Height : 5'7"
Zodiac Sign : Capricorn
Debut Film : Om Shanti Om
Awards : Best Female Debut for movie Om Shanti Om
FamilyDeepika is the elder daughter of Prakash Padukone, who was a former top world level badminton player and Ujjala Padukone, who is a travel agent. She has a younger sister Anisha, who is a golfer and ranks ninth in the country in the sport. Deepika is the grand-daughter of Ramesh Padukone, who was the Secretary of the Mysore Badminton Association for many years. She played her first official tournaments in the year 1962 and has won the Karnataka state junior championship title.
Boyfriend/MarriageBollywood latest buzz is revolving around the lovely couple Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh. According to the sources the duo are very much in love. The onscreen couple obviously felt the sparks off-screen as well. They were spotted together on various occasions and dining. About the marriage she said, "I don't think I am ready for that phase of my life yet. Marriage is a very beautiful thing. It's not something I want to rush into or something that I ever want to regret."
Education QualificationDeekika Padukone did her schooling in Sophia High School at Bangalore and completed her pre-university studies at Mount Carmel College Bangalore. After completing her graduation she joined Indira Gandhi National Open University in Bachelors of Arts (Sociology) but never completed it. She gave up studies for modelling and acting.
In Tamasha MovieTamasha is an upcoming Indian romantic drama film directed by Imtiaz Ali and produced by Ali and Sajid Nadiadwala. It stars Ranbir Kapoor and Deepika Padukone in lead roles. Tamasha will see Ranbir playing an easy-going guy, Ved Sahni, while Deepika will portray the role of a book fanatic, Tara Maheshwari. The film is scheduled to release on 27 November 2015.
In Bajirao MastaniDeepika Padukone will be playing the titular role of Mastani in upcoming movie Bajirao Mastani. The actress is also said to have been taking lessons in sword fighting and martial arts. The movie also stars Ranveer Singh and Priyanka Chopra.
In PikuDeepika Padukone was seen in the film "Piku" alongwith megastar Amitabh Bachchan and Irrfan Khan. The film released on May 8, 2015.
CareerDeepika Padukone pursued a career in modelling. She started modelling assignment with Lakme fashion week in 2005. Later, she signed many modelling assignments and was awarded as Model of the year in Kingfisher fashion awards. She was a Brand ambassador of Levi Strauss and Tissot SA. She made her cinematic debut in the Kannada Film Aishwarya in 2006 starring opposite actor Upendra.
She made her bollywood entry with Shahrukh Khan's Om shanti Om followed by many superhits like Chennai Express, Cocktail, Ramleela, Piku and many more. She has received many prestigious modelling offers including brand ambassadorship of the Jewels of India and an annual jewellery exhibition.
In Hindi remake of The Fault In Our StarsDirector Homi Adajania, producer Dinesh Vijan and Fox Star Studios are all set for the Hindi adaptation of the Hollywood film The Fault In Our Stars. The film might star Deepika Padukone and Varun Dhawan in the lead roles.
FilmographyOm Shanti Om (2007)
Bachna Ae Haseeno (2008)
Love aaj kal (2009)
Karthik Calling Karthik (2010)
Lafangey Parindey (2010)
Khelein Hum Jee Jaan Sey (2010)
Break Ke Baad (2010)
Dum Maro Dum (2011)
Yeh Jawani hai Deewani (2013)
Chennai Express (2013)
Goliyon Ki rasleela-Ramleela (2013)
Finding Fanny Fernandes (2014)
Happy New Year (2014)
Upcoming MoviesBajirao Mastani 2015