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". Deepika was last seen in Farah Khan's film Happy New Year.
Deepika will now be seen in the movie Piku alongwith Amitabh Bachchan. She is now learning Bengali for for the movie Piku. As per the sources Deepika has not only been doing workshops but she also took help from veteran actor Moushumi Chatterjee.
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.
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
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.
In Happy New YearHappy New Year is a 2014 Bollywood action comedy-drama film directed by Farah Khan and produced by Gauri Khan under the banner of Red Chillies Entertainment. The film has an ensemble cast which includes, Shahrukh Khan, Deepika Padukone, Abhishek Bachchan, Boman Irani, Vivaan Shah, Sonu Sood and Jackie Shroff. Deepika played the character of Mohini in the film.
In Ram-Lakhan remakeAccording to the sources, Deepika is being consider for Rohit Shetty's Ram Lakhan remake. From the looks of it, Ranbir Kapoor and Sidharth Malhotra will top line the cast of the film. While some say the film in question is the Ram-Lakhan remake, with Ranbir playing Lakhan and Sidharth essaying the role of Ram, an insider suggests that it's an entirely different film altogether.
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.
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.
Height DetailsHeight : 5'7"
In Meters : 1.74 m
In Centimeters : 174 cm
In Inches : 68.5038 in
In Feet : 5.7072 ft
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.
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 MoviesPiku 2015