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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". As per the latest reports, Deepika will be seen doing a dance number in Sushant Singh Rajput and Kriti Sanon starrer flick Raabta.

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 : 30 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

Hollywood debut

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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. The onscreen couple obviously felt the sparks off-screen as well. About her man she said, "I need my man to be mine. I need attention from him. I need to be loved. I need to be nurtured. I also need peace and stability in my relationships. I can't be in volatile relationships."

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.

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Movies

Deepika Padukone was seen playing the titular role of Mastani in Sanjay Leela Bhansali's movie Bajirao Mastani opposite Ranveer Singh. She was also seen in Imtiaz Ali's Tamasha opposite Ranbir Kapoor.

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


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