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.
BiographyThe diva of the Bollywood 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 made her first ramp show. Currently, she is dazzling the industry with her charm and acting skills.
Latest NewsAditya Chopra recently approached Deepika Padukone with a plum offer. Sources said, "Deepika has been waiting for a good opportunity to work with YRF and vice-versa. Recently, she was offered a film, but couldn't take it up due to date issues. Before leaving for her London vacation, she met Aditya and following a discussion, he has got his team to work on the script. In a close door meeting, Aditya has asked them to pen a script just for Deepika."
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. I feel more marriages are crumbling today. They are breaking at the drop of the hat. I am nobody to comment on what other people are going through, but it's sad to see this."
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.
Deepika gave up studies for modelling and acting. She was also chosen as the brand ambassador of Levi Strauss.
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 25 December 2015.
In Baji Rao Mastani movieDeepika Padukone will be playing the other titular role of Mastani in upcoming movie Bajirao Mastani. Mastani was the daughter of a Hindu Maharaja Chhatrasal of Bundelkhand province and his Persian-Muslim wife Ruhaani Bai who was a court dancer of the Nizam of Hyderabad. For the sword wielding sequence, the dimpled actress is, reportedly, expected to wear a 20 kg armour. The actress is also said to have been taking lessons in sword fighting and martial arts.
In PikuDeepika Padukone was recently seen in the film "Piku" alongwith megastar Amitabh Bachchan and Irrfan Khan. About her character's style in the film, Deepika said, "I think Piku tries to keep her look stylish and functional at the same time. She believes in looking presentable, stylish and at the same time be comfortable at work. The style in the film is also like that, Piku works during the day, runs the house and also takes care of her father. " The film released on May 8, 2015.
CareerDeepika Padukone pursued a career in modeling. 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 which was a blockbuster hit and made her to won FilmFare Best Female Debut Award. Her latest blockbuster hit was "Chennai Express" opposite King Khan and romantic flick "Ramleela" opposite Ranveer singh. She has received many prestigious modelling offers including brand ambassadorship of the Jewels of India and an annual jewellery exhibition. Then she was appeared in movies like Finding Fanny, Happy New Year and Piku.
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. This will be the third film that will bring Homi and Deepika together after the successful Cocktail and Finding Fanny. A hat-trick in the offing for the maker and his favourite heroine. The film will also bring Varun and Deepika together for the first time.
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