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Deepika Padukone is an Indian Actress, former Model, Badminton Playe, Feminist, Activist & Columnist. She is one of the highest paid actresses globally.
|Other Name:||Deepu, Deepi, Deepz|
|Other Professions:||Activist Badminton Player Columnist Feminist Model|
Deepika Padukone Biography, Relationship & Career
Deepika Padukone started her modeling career while in college.
After pursuing an extremely successful modeling career, Deepika branched out into acting. Deepika chased her acting lessons from the Anupam Kher School of Acting. She was among the most committed students there. She began by appearing in the music video for the tune, Naam Hai Tera Tera from Himesh Reshamiya’s album Aap Kaa Surroor.
Deepika eventually made her acting debut with the Kannada movie titled Aishwarya starring opposite Upendra in 2006. This was of her various hit movies which followed. She was just 1 movie old and provides kept bombarding her shortly. She was subsequently seen along with her then boyfriend Ranbir Kapoor at Bachna Ae Haseeno. This film also was a massive hit and she proved it that she isn’t just a one film wonder and that she’s here to remain. Soon she turned into an ad world heartthrob also and was seen in a variety of commercials also. The next year, she had been seen alongside Saif Ali Khan in Imtiaz Ali’s much acclaimed love story titled Love Aaj Kal.
Then came a rather not so lasting lean patch in her career and her next couple of movies like Karthik Calling Karthik, Break Ke Baad and Aarakshan amongst others collapsed in the box-office. However, the lean patch could not last long and she came back with yet another hit in Cocktail. She and Saif by now was looked upon as among the most wanted onscreen couple. They were seen together again in the thriller film Rush two and like others this movie too became a super hit. Subsequently released Ayan Mukherjee’s romantic movie titled Yeh Jawani Hain Deewani that was now her career’s biggest hit movie.
She became each filmmakers first choice and she eventually got the chance to work with Sanjay Leela Bhansali in his movie titled Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela. She was cast alongside her boyfriend Ranveer Singh in this movie. Her performance in this film was praised and needless to say that this movie fetched the manufacturers handsome profits. She became Bollywood’s number 1 celebrity and even after lots of new comers entered the business but her status in the industry remained undamaged. She was subsequently seen in Soorjit Sircar’s Piku alongside veteran actors like Amitabh Bachchan and Irrfan Khan. Critics were in awe of her after watching this movie and she showed the audience that she is able to take up any function.
After working with Sanjay Leela Bhansali, she was once more roped in by the veteran filmmaker in his period film Bajirao Mastani. Her performance in this movie attracted her Best Actress Award. Sanjay Leela Bhansali declared yet another casual movie Padmaavat and she was once more roped in. This film got delayed but eventually released in Jan 208 and became this year’s highest grosser movie. She received global appreciations for her performance in this movie. She’ll be seen in Meghna Gulzaar’s Chhapaak. This movie will also mark the introduction of her production company KA Entertainment.
Apart from Bollywood, she’s also worked at a Hollywood movie also. She made her Hollywood debut opposite Vin Diesel in the movie titled xXx: Return of Xander Cage in 2017. Her performance was highly praised and has been roped in to reprise her role at the 4th part of xXx franchise.
Aside from acting she’s also been very busy and made her presence at various charity functions. She’s adopted a village called Ambegaon in Maharashtra as part of NDTV’s Grenathon campaign. She has established her own line of clothes also.
She had been born to Ujjala Padukone and a famous Indian badminton player Prakash Padukone. She has a younger sister called Anisha Padukone who’s a professional Golfer. After a long affair with renowned Bollywood celebrity Ranveer Singh, she eventually married him 14-11-2018.
Body Measurements of Deepika Padukone
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Personal Info of Deepika Padukone
|Address||B Wing, Cozihom, Pali Hill, Bandra West, Mumbai, Maharashtra.|
|School||Sophia High School, Bengaluru|
|College||Mount Caramel College, Bengaluru|
|Hobbies||Playing Badminton and Cooking|
|Net worth||$25 Million|
Favourite things of Deepika Padukone
|Favorite color||Mauve and White|
|Favorite sport||Football, Polo and Badminton|
|Favorite food||Rasam Rice|
Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Deepika Padukone
- She's distantly related to veteran filmmaker Vasanth Padukone (Guru Dutt).
- She had been in discussions with Sanjay Leela Bhansali to star in Saanwariya. However, that job went to Sonam Kapoor.
- Her sister Anisha also is a golf player.
- She was offered the part in the movies like Kick and Sultan but she rejected both of these.
- She had been in a relationship with Nihar Pandya during her modeling days.
- She originally rejected the movie Karthik Calling Karthik as she needed to smoke. The filmmakers were able to convince her and she had been organic cigarettes to smoke.
- She was imputed of ahead of Shah Rukh Khan in the movie Chennai Express.
- She discovered sword fight, horse riding, and martial art type'Kalaripayattu' to portray the character of warrior princess Mastani in the movie'Bajirao Mastani.'