Deepika Padukone WikiDeepika Padukone, a stunning Bollywood actress and a model is well known for her presence in Bollywood. Her talent made her to rope into the industry, even without any god father. 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". Now, she will be seen in an upcoming Bollywood film Finding Fanny.
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. She attended Sophia High School and completed her pre-university studies at Mount Carmel College Bangalore. While in high school, she played badminton at the state level. However, she was not keen on pursuing a career as a badminton player. During the time of her film debut she was enrolled with the Indira Gandhi National Open University in Bachelors of Arts (Sociology). At the age of 17, Deepika made her first ramp show. Currently, she is dazzling the industry with her charm and acting skills.
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.
Personal ProfileName : Deepika padukone
Birthday : 5 Jan 1986
Age : 28 years
Place of Birth : Copenhagen, Denmark
Zodiac Sign : Capricorn
Debut Film : Om Shanti Om
Awards : Best Female Debut for movie Om Shanti Om
Height DetailsHeight : 5'7"
In Meters : 1.74 m
In Centimeters : 174 cm
In Inches : 68.5038 in
In Feet : 5.7072 ft
BoyfriendBollywood latest buzz is revolving around the lovely couple Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh. According to the sources they duo are in live-in relationship. The onscreen couple obviously felt the sparks off-screen as well. They were spotted together on various occasions and dining. Currently, the duo shared the screen space with the romantic flick Ramleela. Their on-screen chemistry was fabulous.
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.
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.
Deepika in Finding FannyDeekika Padukone will be seen in an upcoming English/Hindi satirical film Finding Fanny, directed and written by Homi Adajania. Arjun Kapoor, Naseeruddin Shah, Dimple Kapadia and Pankaj Kapur will feature in prominent roles. The film is based on a road trip set in Goa and follows the journey of five characters. Deepika is playing the role of a young virgin widow Angie in the film.
Latest NewsLooks like woman power is in full flow in Bollywood these days. Deepika Padukone has trounced her male counterparts on Facebook by officially registering the maximum likes amounting to a staggering 15 million likes from fans all over. With this she has left behind the Khans namely Salman who has 14 million fans on his Facebook page and SRK who has only 7.6 million followers.
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)
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