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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".

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.

Latest News

Deepika Padukone is all set for Hollywood debut with a role in XXX: The Return of Xander Cage. She will share screen space with Vin Diesel and Samuel L Jackson in the DJ Caruso-directed action thriller, which is the third instalment of the XXX film franchise. She said, "I am very excited. But I want to confess that I am very nervous. Most importantly I feel proud to be a part of a film where I get to flaunt my ethnicity. The reason they are roping me is because of my background. I really hope that I do well in the movie and people go and watch it."

Deepika Padukone Biography

Personal Profile

Name : Deepika padukone
Birthday : 5 Jan 1986
Place of Birth : Copenhagen, Denmark
Age : 30 years
Height : 5'7"
Zodiac Sign : Capricorn
Debut Film : Om Shanti Om
Awards : Best Female Debut for movie Om Shanti Om

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

Bollywood 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 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.

In Bajirao Mastani

Deepika Padukone was seen playing the titular role of Mastani in Sanjay Leela Bhansali's movie Bajirao Mastani. The movie also starred Ranveer Singh and Priyanka Chopra.

In Tamasha

Tamasha was an Indian romantic drama film directed by Imtiaz Ali and produced by Ali and Sajid Nadiadwala. It starred Ranbir Kapoor and Deepika Padukone in lead roles. Deepika portrayed the role of a book fanatic, Tara Maheshwari. The film released on 27 November 2015.

In Piku

Deepika Padukone was seen in the film "Piku" alongwith megastar Amitabh Bachchan and Irrfan Khan. The film released on May 8, 2015.

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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.

In Hindi remake of The Fault In Our Stars

Director 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.

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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