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Deepika Padukone Wiki

Deepika Padukone is 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 be seen doing a dance number in Sushant Singh Rajput and Kriti Sanon starrer flick Raabta produced by Homi Adajania. She has made her debut in hollywood with the flick xXx: The Return of Xander Cage.

Biography

Deepika 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 walked for her first ramp show.

Deepika Padukone Biography

Personal Profile

Name : Deepika padukone
Birthday : 5 January 1986
Place of Birth : Copenhagen, Denmark
Age : 31 years
Height : 5'7"
Zodiac sign : Capricorn
Father : Prakash Padukone
Mother : Ujjala Padukone
Sister : Anisha Padukone
Debut Film : Om Shanti Om
Awards : Best Female Debut for movie Om Shanti Om

Latest News

Deepika Padukone is set to romance Irrfan Khan once again for an upcoming Vishal Bhardwaj's film. In this yet to be titled film, she will play the role as Sapna Didi, who is a mafia queen, opposite a local don roped by Irrfan. The film is based on Hussain Zaidi's book, 'Mafia Queens of Mumbai'. The film will be produced by Vishal and directed by debutant Honey Trehan. It is expected to go on the floors by the year-end.

Aanand L Rai is all set to roll his upcoming film and finally he has managed to roped in Shah Rukh Khan for his project. It will have two leading ladies and he is yet to finalise them.

Buzz is that, Aanand has been in talks with a few actresses, and has finally sealed the deal with Deepika and Katrina. Deepika Padukone will soon be seen in Bhansali's upcoming flick Padmavati which also stars Ranveer Singh and Shahid Kapoor in lead roles.

Family

Deepika 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/Marriage

As per the latest reports, Deepika Padukone is dating actor Ranveer Singh. According to the sources, they have finally decided to take the plunge. The two will be tying the knot this winter after wrapping the shoot of their upcoming movie, Padmavati. Reportedly, it's going to be a destination wedding in Sri Lanka and 18th November has been finalized as their D-day. There will be two ceremonies - a Sindhi one and a Konkani one, as their families wanted to follow the rituals of both the sides.

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Education Qualification

Deekika 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.

Career

Deepika 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.

Filmography

Om Shanti Om (2007)
Bachna Ae Haseeno (2008)
Love aaj kal (2009)
Housefull (2010)
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)
Piku 2015
Tamasha 2015
Bajirao Mastani 2015
xXx: The Return of Xander Cage (Hollywood Debut)


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